Lambs

Definition

Theater

  • A London supper club founded by actors in the 1860s. The foundingmembers included Henry Irving, Squire Bancroft (see Bancrofts,the), and the US actor Henry Montague. It always maintained24 members, who met under their 'shepherd' first at the Gaiety Restaurantand then at the Albemarle Hotel. Lambs lasted for about 30 years,being disbanded in the 1890s. Montague began a counterpart club inNew York in 1875, which still exists.
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