discovered her own lesbianism when she saw Marguerite Broadfoote
performing at the MiddlesbroughEmpire
. She claimed, however, that the reason she dressed in men's clothes was in order to save money. Her sexuality...
She was then invited to work as secretary (booking travel, answering letters) by the variety actress Marguerite Broadfoote
hated to lose her pension and feared for her respectability (Broadfoote appeared on stage in...
Family and Intimate relationships
As well as being a significant influence in other ways, the Scottish actress Marguerite Broadfoote
(my greatest friend)
Jacob, Naomi. Me: A Chronicle about Other People. Hutchinson, 1933.
was (or may have been, as the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography has it)...
When, after her time in Leeds and longer time in Middlesbrough, NJ
moved to London to work for Marguerite Broadfoote
, she travelled weekly with Broadfoote to whatever town she was due to perform...