|London: Ilford Hippodrome|
Country: England, United Kingdom
Borough: London Borough of Redbridge
Location: Ilford, Ilford Lane / High Road
Built 1909 by Frank Matcham. Opened 8 Nov 1909. 2500 seats (+ 500 standing). Dressing rooms and stage destroyed by a V2 bomb on 12 Jan 1945 during a performance, killing 1 person in the theatre (plus 15 in adjacent buildings) and injuring over 100 others. The roof collapsed two days later. Remains demolished 1957 in favour of offices and shops.
Front Text: "The Ilford Hippodrome: Pantomime, 1945", signed: N. Charlesworth 1993|
Reverse Text: "Drawn by Nicholas Charlesworth"
Publisher: The Badger Press, Westbury; Vaudeville Postcards
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