Acrobatic show, Radiolympia, London, 1938.
© NMeM / Daily Herald Archive / Science & Society Picture Library
A photograph of rehearsals for a show to be broadcast by the BBC from the Radiolympia show at Olympia, London, taken by Edward Malindine for the Daily Herald newspaper on 23 August, 1938. Performers from the Laifoun Acrobatic Troupe are rehearsing their act on a cruise ship set. The man in the centre is demonstrating his skill at drinking upside down. This photograph has been selected from the Daily Herald Archive, a collection of over three million photographs. The archive holds work of international, national and local importance by both staff and agency photographers.