Futami Troupe 1914-1916

6-8 performers in the troupe – 2 juveniles

1914 August – Seven Futamis in Birmingham gave wonderful exhibitions of balancing and athletic feats, and provided a thrill when one of the troupe took a flying dive into a perforated cylinder, into which razor edge swords had been thrusts, and emerged safely. Finsbury Park Empire “all allies” programme

1915 August – The Futami Troupe – versatile acrobats and equilibrists. Elaborate costumes and gorgeous stage settings. Their act is marked by neatness, precision and daring.

1915 October – oriental troupe of real Japanese acrobats and equilibrists

1916 April – last performance in Britain