PROGRAMMES AND ADVERTS – 1944 – 1945

2 January 1944 – Messiah. 2.30pm New Opera House, Blackpool. Festival performance in aid of the Mayor’s Services Welfare Fund. Anne Ziegler, Mary Jarred, Webster Booth, William Parsons, with Huddersfield Choral Society, Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (Ena Baga at the organ) conducted by Dr Malcolm Sargent.

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2 January 1944 – Messiah. 2.30pm New Opera House, Blackpool. Festival performance in aid of the Mayor’s Services Welfare Fund. Anne Ziegler, Mary Jarred, Webster Booth, William Parsons, with Huddersfield Choral Society, Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (Ena Baga at the organ) conducted by Dr Malcolm Sargent

This Blackpool Messiah was the only time that Anne sang the soprano solos in a first-class oratorio performance in the UK.

16 February 1944 London Palladium

4 May 1944 – Palladium. Max Miller, Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler, Jimmy James, Ivy Benson and Ladies’ Band, Rawicz and Landauer, Cairoli Brothers, Charles Warren and Jean, Scott Sanders, Lamar and Rosita, Cawalini and Dogs, Lucille Gaye, Mariora, Palladium Girls.

20 May 1944, ROYAL ALBERT HALL Saturday evening, next at 7. Harold Fielding (for Promarts) presents ALBERT SANDLER (favourite Grand Hotel Music) WEBSTER BOOTH & ANNE ZIEGLER (in Songs from the Shows) RAWICZ & LANDAUER (in Nutcracker Suite, Warsaw Concerto). Book: 12/-, 10/6, 8/6, 6/-, 5/-, 3/6. Book at Hall (Ken. 3661) and Agents

9 June 1944 – Leeds Town Hall

15 June 1944 – Golders Green Hippodrome. Cyril Fletcher, Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler, Jack Edge, Arthur Worsley, Toledo, Elly and Joan, Three Gremlins, Dennis Lawes, Delly Kin.

16 June 1944 – Western Daily Press – Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth

Messrs Churchill and Son, Ltd., announce that consequent on the successful visit of Rawicz and Landauer to the Colston Hall, Bristol, recently, the promoters (Promarts Ltd) have engaged Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth to appear with a supporting cast at a special concert on Saturday, July 8. Full details and booking arrangements will be given in the advertisement columns of this paper very shortly. Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth are principal artists in the BBC Songs from the Shows programmes.

3 August 1944 – Nottingham Evening Post

Thieves broke into the home of Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth, the musical comedy singers, at Barnet, and got away with jewellery valued at about £500.

19 August 1944 Colston Hall.
30 October 1944 Alhambra Theatre, Bradford.

21 November 1944 – Massed brass

All lovers of brass bands on Tyneside who find it convenient to attend will enjoy the programme of the massed bands of Harton, Blackhall and Crookhall Collierie and Wallsend Shipyard at the concert in the City Hall, Newcastle, at 2.30 pm on Sunday, December 10.

Guest conductor will be Mr Harry Mortimer of the BBC , and Mr Frank Phillips, the BBC announcer is to introduce the programme, stars of which, as already announced are Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler, who are returning to Newcastle especially to sing for this effort on behalf of the Royal Victoria Infirmary.

25 November 1944 – Central Hall, Coventry for one night only: Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler in Songs from the Shows, with cellist Mannucci and pianist Vina Barnden.

4 December 1944 – Kings Theatre, Portsmouth Richard Tauber, Anne Ziegler, Webster Booth, Rawicz & Landauer.

8 January 1944 Colston Hall, Bristol.
Sweet Yesterday

16 April 1945, Palace Theatre, Manchester
Sweet Yesterday

The Laughing Lady

1945

31 July 1945 – Robbery. This was not the first burglary at their home. They had been burgled in early 1944, and some time later Webster’s Talbot car was stolen from the garage and was later found abandoned and damaged.

Victory Royal Command Performance – 5 November 1945

November 1945 – Interview with Scotsman.

Jean Collen 28 March 2019.

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