The Life and Adventures of Harvey Teasdale
Mon, 22 October 7:00pm
Tickets have gone off sale at SIV but are available this evening on the door at the venue
An illustrated talk by Rosie Whitcombe, Professor Dawn Hadley and Dr Vicky Crewe about the 1867 memoir of Harvey Teasdale and his fascinating theatrical life. Harvey Teasdale was a Sheffield performer, famous for his clown and man-monkey acts. He attempted to murder his wife and served two years in Wakefield Prison where he converted to Methodism. A historically informative and entertaining picture of working-class Sheffield and the city’s theatrical underbelly.