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Hedley Hepworth England's Most Brilliant Young Dramatist and Entertainer Third American Trans-Continental Tour figure REDPATH BUREAU HEDLEY HEPWORTH England's Celebrated Young Dramatic and Humorous Entertainer HEDLEY HEPWORTH, England's brilliant young dramatist and entertainer, has won wide renown in Great Britain and America for his humorous, dramatic, literary and sacred recitals. He is very popular in England, where he has a large following. His two tours to the United States and Canada have been extremely successful and have earned for him many return engagements. Mr. Hepworth's home is in Mexborough, Yorks, England, at which place he is professor of oratory and a well known adjudicator. A pupil of the famed John Duxbury, Mr. Hepworth successfully has followed in the steps of his great teacher. The Hedley Hepworth Recitals (Given throughout the British Isles, the U. S. and Canada) HUMOROUS AND DRAMATIC RECITALS FROM SELECTED AUTHORS Selections from Kipling; character studies from Dickens' Wilkins Micawber on Matters Financial and Uriah Heap on Humility from David Copperfield, Grandfather Trent and Little Nell from Old Curiosity Shop, Marley's Ghost from Christmas Carol ; a scene from Drinkwater's Abraham Lincoln ; Edgar Allen Poe's The Bells, etc. THE PASSING OF THE THIRD FLOOR BACK Arranged from the famous story by Jerome K. Jerome. CHARLES DICKENS' CHRISTMAS CAROL Abridged from the ever famous classic. THE STORY OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN Being a series of incidents in the life of the great American president. JOSEPH THE DREAMER Adapted from the Book of Genesis. THE BOOK OF JOB Studied and prepared under the direction of John Duxbury. THE KING OF KINGS Being the life of our Lord, and embracing the Prophesy, Gospels and Apocalypse. London, Woburn Square, John Duxbury. Mr. Hedley Hepworth gives proof of his elocutionary powers immediately he begins to recite. His capital voice, command of expression, and easy and graceful style show that he has successfully studied the art. Not only are his selections of a high order, but the remarkable freshness and charm he adds to a strong dramatic instinct makes his recitals unusually attractive. South Yorkshire Times. There is great beauty in his delivery and brilliance in his characterizations. City of Hull, England, Rev. Aneurin Bodeycombe, Vicar of St. Jude's. Our hall, filled to capacity, followed with intense interest Mr. Hepworth's excellent characterizations of people so well known to us in literature. Windsor, Ontario, Daily Star. A master of oratory, possessing all the standard tricks and a few of his own, Mr. Hepworth used flawless diction throughout his recital. It is with his voice, however, that Mr. Hepworth is most proficient. New York, Broadway Temple, Dr. Christian F. Reisner. Hedey Hepworth has a genius and an effectiveness rarely equalled. He will win any group and leave a memorable impression. He will thrill and gladden any who hear him. Montreal, St. James United Church, Dr. J. Bruce Hunter. He is successfully following in the steps of his great teacher—John Duxbury. Evanston, Ill., Northwestern University School of Speech, Dean Ralph Dennis. Concerning Hedley Hepworth: Students of acting and interpretation in American Colleges and Universities will find values in hearing Mr. Hepworth and in noting differences between English and American diction and tone production, between styles, standards and techniques. Mount Vernon, N. Y., Kiwanis Club, Lewis H. Thomas, President. Everyone attending thoroughly enjoyed his talk and many expressed themselves as considering it one of the most entertaining meetings we have had so far this year. Printed in U. S. A.
|Title||Hedley Hepworth: England's most brilliant young dramatist and entertainer|
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|Personal Name Subject||Hepworth, Hedley|
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