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Bobby Thompson at the Empire

What we know about this image :

A fairly regular visitor at The Empire was Bobby Thompson, ' The Little Waster' as this advert of April 1955 shows. 

The Merry Magpies was the name of the variety show which featured Bobby Thompson and was recently named after Newcastle United's recent FA Cup win. They ran for about 7 years and were popular even as theatre audiences began to decline.

Donor : Hartlepool Museum Service

Creator : NDM


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