Whit-Monday, 6th June, (undated year).
At The Coliseum this week, there will be, ‘…a fashionable and unique entertainment’ (The Court Journal). Professor Duprez, ‘…the eminent French illusionist, humorist and premier prestidigitateur, announces his new marvellous entertainment’ called, ‘The World’s Mystery’. The programme for this occasion is split into several Acts, ‘…comedy, burlesque and mimicry’. During these Acts, he will introduce the original Petits Oiseaux, The Living Psycho and The Wondrous Olio. After which, will be a ‘dark half-hour’ in which Duprez will present a ‘Darkseance’ by the Electric Light. The seance will only be performed to a select group of people.
The entertainment commences at 8.00pm. There will also be ‘illuminated day performances’ each Saturday at 3.00pm.
~ via Leeds Play Bills