The great Dan Leno first appeared on stage in 1884 - so he became popular in the late 1880s and 1890s. Karl Marx died in 1883, one year before Dan Leno first took to the stage. There could be no point in time when someone could meet both Karl Marx and a successful, popular Dan Leno.
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Early on Lizzie Cree says, "It betrays the suffering of women. My gender become inured to injustice". The character should have said, "My sex becomes inured...". Substituting "gender", a grammatical term, for "sex", meaning male or female, is a modern genteelism.
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When Eddie Marsan's character 'Uncle' strips off to reveal a chest full of tattoos many are obviously 'temporary' stick on ones (especially below his right shoulder).
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In a few close-ups you can see Olivia Cooke's character 'Lizzie' has modern 'invisible' teeth braces at the bottom of her teeth.
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The film is set in Victorian London, yet no musicians or their musical instruments are ever seen at the music hall - not when music is being played to accompany Dan Leno & his troupe, nor back-stage with the other performers and the stage crew.
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