London: Woolwich Empire

Country: England, United Kingdom
City: London
Borough: Royal Borough of Greenwich
Location: Woolwich, Beresford Street

First venue on the site opened 1835 as "West Kent Theatre". 1837 renamed "Duchess of Kent's Theatre". 1880 alterations. 1892 rebuilding by Edward Clark and re-opened as "Theatre Royal". 1892 renamed "Barnard's Theatre". 1900 rebuilding by Frank Matcham. Ca. 1450 seats. Renamed "Empire Theatre" in the 1920s. Closed 1958. Demolished in 1960.

Links: www.arthurlloyd.co.uk, CinemaTreasures, EUTA, Wikidata

London: Woolwich Empire Front Text: "Woolwich Empire, Beresford Street", signed: N. Charlesworth 1981
Reverse Text: "Drawn by Nicholas Charlesworth"
Publisher: The Badger Press, Westbury; Vaudeville Postcards
Size: Classic
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