Houdini UK Tours

Below is the most up-to-date list of Houdini’s UK tours, there are lots of dates that have not yet been accounted for. If I have anything missing then feel free to get in touch so that I can add it to the list. The list below comprises my own research along with information from David De-Val, Mick Hanzlik, Frank koval and Derek Tait.

Date Location City
1900
02-07 July 1900 Alhambra Theatre London
09 -14 July 1900 Alhambra Theatre London
23-28 July 1900 Alhambra Theatre London
30 July-Aug 04 1900 Alhambra Theatre London
06- 11 August 1900 Alhambra Theatre London
13-18 August 1900 Alhambra Theatre London
20-25 August 1900 Alhambra Theatre London
27 August-01 September 1900 Alhambra Theatre London
03-08 December 1900 Alhambra Theatre London
10-15 December 1900 Alhambra Theatre London
17-22 December 1900 Alhambra Theatre London
24 December-05 January 1900/1901 Alhambra Theatre London
1901
01-05 January 1901 Alhambra Theatre London
07-12 January 1901 Alhambra Theatre London
14-19 January 1901 Alhambra Theatre London
21-26 January 1901 Alhambra Theatre London
28 January-02 February 1901 Alhambra Theatre London
04-09 February 1901 Palace Theatre Bradford
February Blackburn ????
1902
13-18 October 1902 Palace Theatre Halifax
20-25 October 1902 Palace Theatre Blackburn
27 October-01 November 1902 Palace Theatre Bradford
03-08 November 1902 Palace Theatre Halifax
10-15 November 1902 Pavilion Theatre Leicester
17-22 November 1902 James Hall Manchester
24-29 November 1902 Palace Theatre Blackburn
01-06 December 1902 City of Varieties Leeds
09 December cell escape
08-13 December 1902 The Empire Theatre of Varieties Burnley
15-20 December 1902 City of Varieties Leeds
04 December Charles peace cell escape Charles peace cell escape Leeds
1903
09-14 November 1903 Pavilion Theatre Leicester
16-21 November 1903 Peoples Palace Halifax
30 November-05 December 1903 Empire Huddersfield
1904
22 January 2016 Regent Theatre Salford
18-23 January 1904 Empire Palace Sheffield
19 January 1904 Charles Peace Cell escape Sheffield
25-30 January 1904 Empire Theatre Liverpool
01-06 February 1904 Empire Theatre Liverpool
08-13 February 1904 Empire Theatre Liverpool
15-20 February 1904 Empire Theatre Birmingham
22-27 February 1904 Empire Theatre Birmingham
29 February 05 March 1904 Hippodrome London
07-12 March 1904 Hippodrome London
14-19 March 1904 Hippodrome London
21-27 March 1904 Hippodrome London
28 March 02 April Hippodrome London
02 May- 07 April 1904 Empire Theatre Sheffield
09 -14 May 1904 Hippodrome Brighton
16- 21 May 1904 Empire theatre Bristol
29 August-03 September 1904 Empire Leicester Square Leicester Square, London
05-10 September 1904 Zoo Hippodrome Glasgow
12-17 September1904 Zoo Hippodrome Glasgow
19-25 September 1904 Zoo Hippodrome Glasgow
26 September -01 October Regent Theatre of Varieties Salford
03-08 Ocober 1904 Regent Theatre of Varieties Salford
10-15 October 1904 Empire Theatre Salford
17-22 October 1904 Hippodrome Liverpool
24-29 October 1904 Hippodrome Liverpool
14-19 November 1904 Tivoli theatre leeds this became the Hippodrome in 1924 Leeds
05-10 December1904 Hipodrome Brighton
12-17 December 1904 Grand Theatre Manchester
1905
02-07 January 1905 Barnards Theatre Woolwich
16-21 January 1905 Palace Theatre Glasgow
23-28 January1905 Palace Theatre Glasgow
30 January-04 February 1905 Barnard’s Palace of Varieties Chatham
06-11 February 1905 Barnard’s Palace of Varieties Chatham
February 1905 Cell Escape Rochester Police Satation on Castle Hill
13-18 February 1905 St Georges Hall Bradford
20 -25 February 1905 Theatre Royal Stockton
03-08 April 1905 Alexandria Theatre Sheffield
10-15 April 1905 Kings Theatre Cardiff
17-22 April 1905 Lyceum Theatre Newport
24-29 April 1905 Hippodrome Eastbourne
01-06 May 1905 Empire Theatre Oldham
08-13 May 1905 Empire Palace \ Grand Theatre Wolverhampton
15-20 May 1905 Pavilion Theatre Leicester or royal opera house?
22-27 May 1905 Avenue Theatre Sunderland
29 May-03 June 1905 Argyle Theatre of Varieties Birkenhead
05-09 June 1905 Hippodrome Wigan
12-17 June 1905 Hippodrome Blackpool
19-24 June 1905 Hippodrome Hastings
26 June-08 July 1905 Gaiety Theatre Leith
1908
02-07 November 1908 Oxford Music Hall London
09-14 November 1908 Oxford Music Hall London
16-21 November 1908 Oxford Music Hall London
23-28 November 1908 Oxford Music Hall London
30 November-05 December 1908 Euston Theatre London
07-12 December 1908 Hippodrome Liverpool
14-19 December 1908 Hippodrome Birmingham
21-26 December 1908 Grand Theatre Bolton
28 December 1908-02 January 1909 Paragon Theatre London
1909
04-09 January 1909 Oxford Music Hall \ Palace East Ham London
11-16 January 1909 Pavilion Liverpool
18-23 January 1909 Regent Theatre Salford
25-30 January 1909 Hippodrome Belfast
01-06 February 1909 Palace Theatre Glasgow
08-13 February 1909 Palace Theatre Glasgow
22-27 February 1909 Empire Ashton under Lyne Known as Tameside Hippodrome Ashton Under Lyne
01-06 March 1909 Hippodrome Preston
08-13 March 1909 Empire Theatre Bristol
15-20 March 1909 Pavilion theatre Newcastle
22-27 March 1909 Pavillion theatre Newcastle
17-22 May 1909 Metropolitan London
24-29 May 1909 Hippodrome Portsmouth
???? Palace Theatre Oldham Old letter sold via potter and potter
31 May-05 June 1909 Palace Theatre Chelsea
07-12 June 1909 Hippodrome Leeds
14-19 June 1909 Empire Wolverhampton
21-26 June 1909 Hippodrome Dundee
28 June-03 July 1909 The Palace Theatre Aberdeen
05-10 July 1909 Hippodrome Brighton
12-17 July 1909 Tivoli Leeds
19-24 July 1909 Palace theatre Manchester check Manchester
02-07 August 1909 Hippodrome Nottingham
16, 21 or 23 August Palace Theatre Plymouth
30 August-04 September 1909 Empire Theatre Kilburn
13-18 September 1909 Hippodrome Willesden
20-25 September 1909 Palace South South London
04-09 October 1909 Palace theatre Oldham
18-23 October 1909 Coliseum Theatre Koval Glasgow
1910
12-17 September 1910 Empire Theatre Kilburn
03-08 October 1910 Hippodrome Poplar London
10-15 October 1910 Hippodrome Willesden
31 October-05 November 1910 Hammersmith Palace London
07-12 November1910 Empire Theatre Islington
14-19 November 1910 Grand Theatre Clapham
31-26 November 1910 Olympia Theatre Liverpool
28 November-03 December 1910 Empire Theatre Ardwick Manchester
05-10 December 1910 Empire Theatre Holborn
12-17 December 1910 Coliseum Theatre Glasgow
19-24 December 1910 Empire Theatre Edinburgh or Manchester???? Edinburgh
26-31 December 1910 Empire Theatre Newcastle
1911
02-07 January 1911 Hippodrome Bolton Bolton
09-14 January 1911 Empire Theatre Nottingham
16-21 January 1911 Empire Theatre Birmingham
23-28 January 1911 Empire Theatre Bradford
30 January-04 February 1911 Palace Theatre Hull Hull
06-11 February 1911 Empire Theatre Leeds
09 February 2011 Empire Theatre Tetley Beer challenge
13-18 February 1911 Barnards Theatre Chatham
13-18 March1911 Empire Theatre Cardiff
27 March-01April 1911 Hippodrome Southend
03-08 April 1911 Palace theatre Huddersfield
10-15 April 1911 Palace Burnley
17-22 April 1911 Palace Burnley
24-29 April 1911 Hippodrome Southampton
08-13 May 1911 Empire Finsbury Park
22-27 May 1911 New Cross Empire London
29 May-03 June 1911 Palace Theatre Halifax
05-10 June 1911 Empire Shepherds Bush
1913
06-11 January 1913 Empire Theatre Cardiff
13-18 January 1913 Empire Theatre Swansea
27 January-01 February 1913 Palace Theatre Hull
03 February 1913 ?? Leeds
February The Palace Theatre, Oxford Street. Manchester (exa unknown). Reopened due to refurb. Harry performed on opening.
24 February-01March 1913 Empire Finsbury Park
03-08 March 1913 Empire  Newport
31 March-05 April 1913 Empire Theatre Newcastle
07-12 April 1913 Empire Theatre Edinburgh
April The Hippodrome, Hall Craig Street, Airdrie exact date unknown – also extra show outside as so many people failed to get a ticket.
21-27 April 1913 Empire Palace Sheffield
05-10 May 1913 Empire Theatre Nottingham
12-17 May 1913 New Cross Empire London
18 December 1913 Palace Theatre Manchester
1914
12-17 January 1914 Tivoli Barrow in Furness
19-24 January 1914 Bradford Empire Bradford
09-14 February 1914 Empire Theatre Glasgow
16-21 February 1914 Empire Theatre Leeds
23-28 February 1914 New Palace Manchester
March 1914 Empire Newport
27th March 1914 Empire and Hippodrome Bristol
06-11 April 1914 Empire Theatre Edinburgh
13-18 April 1914 Olympia Theatre Liverpool
20-25 April 1914 Palace Theatre Oldham
27 April-02 May 1914 Palace Theatre Hull
04-09 May 1914 New Cross Empire London
25-30 May 1914 Empire Theatre Cardiff
01-06 June 1914 Kings Hall Dover
08-13 June 1914 Empire Theatre Nottingham
1919
02 December 1919 The Pavilion Theatre, Westgate Road, Newcastle Newcastle
19 December 1919 London Palladium His highest recorded earning was for an appearance at the London Palladium in December 1919. He was paid £3,750, which was an unprecedented amount for an ex-vaudeville performer. London
1920
12-17 January 1920 Alhambra Theatre Bradford
23-28 February 1920 Empire Theatre Edinburgh
15-20 March 1920 Empire Theatre Sheffield
22-27 March 1920 Palace Theatre Hull
29 March-03 April 1920 Empire Theatre Nottingham
05-10 April 1920 Empire Theatre Cardlff
12-17 April 1920 Hippodrome Hippodrome
19-24 April 1920 Hippodrome Hippodrome
26 April-01   May 1920 Hippodrome Newcastle Upon Tyne
03-08 May 1920 London Palladium London
10-15 May 1920 London Palladium London
24-29 May 1920 Empire Theatre Bristol
02-03 June 1920 Pavillion Glasgow