Vintage Variety Theatre Posters

Inspired by 'The Story of Variety with Michael Grade' on BBC4, I've collated a pack of original Variety Theatre Posters all with the crowded typographic aesthethic of eye-catching headlines, status lead billing hierarchy and bold display fonts much emulated today. Interestingly, the smaller the font the further away from the stage the acts dressing room was, so font size directly reflected status and salary!

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