An archive of Dr. Tony Lidington (a.k.a Uncle Tacko!)’s extensive collection of photographs, postcards, posters and programme relating to Will Catlin’s pierrot troupes in Scarborough, Withernsea, Llandudno, Colwyn Bay, Great Yarmouth, Saltburn, Whitley Bay; Will in Drag; Posters and Programmes; Individual Pierrots and Stars of their day.

Please note that this page is still under construction.

Individual Pierrots

Members of Catlin’s troupes

A McAllister

A McAllister (Mac) comedian 1914
A McAllister (Mac), comedian 1914
A McAllister (Mac) 1925
A McAllister (Mac) 1925

Charles Edwin

Charles Edwin
Charles Edwin
Charles Edwin, Colwyn Bay
Charles Edwin, Colwyn Bay

F Carlton Foster

F Carlton Foster 1912
F Carlton Foster, 1912
F Carlton Foster 1912
F Carlton Foster, 1912
F Carlton Foster ,1912
F Carlton Foster, 1912

Frank Terry

Frank Terry, 1913
Frank Terry, 1913
Frank A Terry
Frank A Terry
Frank Terry
Frank Terry
Frank Terry 1914
Frank Terry, 1914
Frank Terry
Frank Terry

Sid Frere

Sid Frere 1913
Sid Frere, 1913
Sid Frere 1911
Sid Frere, 1911

Willie Manders

Willie Manders & Frank A Terry
Willie Manders & Frank A Terry
Willie Manders 1912
Willie Manders, 1912
Willie Manders, 1912, white dress with umbrella
Willie Manders, 1912, white dress with umbrella
Willie Manders, 1912, with bird
Willie Manders, 1912, with bird
Willie Manders 1913
Willie Manders, 1913
Billie Manders
Billie Manders
Willie Manders, 1914
Willie Manders, 1914
Willie Manders pictorial studios Scarborough
Willie Manders pictorial studios Scarborough
Willie Manders white cap
Willie Manders white cap
Willie Manders & Frank A Terry dressed Dutch
Willie Manders & Frank A Terry dressed Dutch

Various

Boobie Edmanson & Jerry Catlin's Bournemouth
Boobie Edmanson & Jerry Catlin's, Bournemouth
Catlin's Pierrots Stanley H Groome
Catlin's Pierrots, Stanley H Groome
Teddy Wooto Catlin's Pierrots Weymouth
Teddy Wooto Catlin's Pierrots, Weymouth
Jack Keeble - Catlin's Pierrots
Jack Keeble - Catlin's Pierrots
Archie Wallen, Bournemouth
Archie Wallen, Bournemouth
Claude Boulby Bournemouth 1911
Claude Boulby, Bournemouth, 1911
Desmond Thomasson Colwyn Bay
Desmond Thomasson, Colwyn Bay
Ernest Westley pianist 1911
Ernest Westley, pianist, 1911
J W Johnston 1903
J W Johnston, 1903
H Clinton Carew 1914
H Clinton Carew, 1914
Harry Mitchell 1914
Harry Mitchell, 1914
K Scott Barrie
K Scott Barrie
Mr Sydney Frere
Mr Sydney Frere
Mr T Braham Fox
Mr T Braham Fox
Syd Trickett Colwyn Bay
Syd Trickett, Colwyn Bay
Bert Wheeler
Bert Wheeler
Harold Franklin & dog Catlin's Pierrots
Harold Franklin & dog Catlin's Pierrots
Will Ambro, Catlin's Pierrots
Will Ambro, Catlin's Pierrots
Vivien Mackay Catlin's Royal Pierrots Llandudno 1920
Vivien Mackay, Catlin's Royal Pierrots, Llandudno, 1920

Ventriloquist

Ventriloquist-2
Ventriloquist-2
Ventriloquist-3
Ventriloquist-3
Ventriloquist
Ventriloquist
Ventriloquist
Ventriloquist