|Leicester: Leicester Palace Theatre|
Country: England, United Kingdom
Historic County: Leicestershire
Location: 24 Belgrave Gate
Built 1901 by Frank Matcham, replacing the "Floral Hall". Opened 17 June 1901 as "Leicester Palace Theatre of Varieties". 1931-1946 used as a full time cinema, 1937 also used for an ice skating show. From 1946, again used as a live theatre. 3000 seats. Closed 21 Feb 1959. Subsequently demolished in favour of retail buildings.
Front Text: "The Leicester Palace, 1951", signed: "N. Charlesworth"|
Publisher: The Badger Press, Westbury; Vaudeville Postcards
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