Comedic music hall-song first performed by Harry Champion in 1915, about the types of food preferred by the cockney working classes.
Harry Liston (1843–1929) was an English comedian and actor.
The lion comique was a type of popular entertainer in the Victorian music halls, a parody of upper-class toffs or “swells” made popular by Alfred Vance and G. H. MacDermott, among others.
Vesta Tilley (1864–1952) was a popular English music hall performer and one of the most famous male impersonators of her era.
Vesta Victoria (1873 –1951) was an English music hall singer and comedian.