Bury: Theatre Royal and Opera House

Country: England, United Kingdom
Historic County: Lancashire
City: Bury
Location: Market Street / Princes Street

Built by Frank Matcham. Opened 26 Dec 1889 as "Theatre Royal and Opera House". 1919 auditorium modernisation by W. W. Longbottom. From 1933, used exclusively as a cinema. 1937 major exterior and interior rebuilding by C. R. Cooper and Chris H. Cooper. Re-opened as "Royal Cinema" (1310 seats). 1979 renamed "Essoldo Cinema", 1980 renamed "Classic Cinema". Various interior rebuildings. Closed 9 May 1985, subsequently demolished in favour of shops.

[This theatre is not to be confused with the Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.]

Links: CinemaTreasures, Wikidata

Bury: Theatre Royal and Opera House Front Text: "Theatre Royal Bury"
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Bury: Theatre Royal and Opera House Front Text: "Theatre Royal, Bury"
Publisher: Paragon Series, S. H. & S., B.
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: to St. Armand (France), probably in an envelope

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