Event A Southern Maid
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Venue Her Majesty's Theatre (1887-1933), Sydney, NSW
First Date 9 January 1924
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description The first 'official' radio broadcast by 2FC. "The wireless broadcasting service which has been organised by Farmer and Co., Ltd., was officially begun last night, the event taking the form of the broadcastlng of J. C. Williamson's musical comedy "The Southern Maid," from Her Majesty's Theatre.
Description Source Article
Primary Genre Other
Secondary Genre Radio
Name Function Notes
Alice Parkes Choreographer
Harold Fraser-Simson Composer
Dion Clayton Calthrop Librettist
Douglas Furber Lyricist
Harry Graham Lyricist
Adrian Ross Lyricist
Andrew MacCunn Musical Director
Robert Chisholm Performer
Fred Coape Performer
John Forde Performer
Clarice Hardwicke Performer
Gladys Moncrieff Performer
William Perryman Performer
Reginald Purdell Performer
Arthur Stigant Jnr Performer
Oscar Asche Producer
Data Source
Source Description
Newspaper MUSICAL COMEDY BY ETHER (1924, January 10). The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW : 1883 - 1930), p. 3. Retrieved September 4, 2018, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article245903544
Event Identifier 141062