Photograph of Marie Lloyd
Click onto this link to watch: http://www.bbc.co.uk/i/b016fn23/
The VV has discovered The Story of Music Hall, a BBC Four documentary presented by Michael Grade which really is a wonderful history of the music halls. You can watch it on iplayer for a limited period - for another six days from today. It really is recommended. Quite a lot about Wilton's and Champagne Charlie with the wonderful Christopher Beeching impersonating George Leybourne. Christopher has an enormous wealth of information about the music halls and has written The Heaviest of Swells: A Life and Times in the Music Halls.
And thanks to Christopher, the VV now knows what Picadilly Weepers are...can you guess?