A Christmas Carol Playbills

Following on from yesterday’s great post about the first publication of A Christmas Carol, today, for day 20 of the Heritage Advent Calendar, we bring you the playbills of the show as it appeared historically in Leeds. These playbills are part of our playbill collection, and available to view online at leodis.net Charles Dicken’s ‘A…

The ‘Vivacious’ Audrey Mann

When looking through our collection of playbills, it’s easy to let them all blur into one. Girls! Strip shows! Dancing! But what was it like to be one of those girls, and were they all doing the same thing? Librarian Zoe Scott Fitzgibbon chatted with Audrey Mann to find out more. Audrey Mann, born in…