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Photo’s from March 2014 of the Strand Arts Centre:–
BALCONY SIDE VIEW
STALLS AND STAGE
A later photo from 1978
March 2014 photo of stage from dress circle.
GRAND OPERA HOUSE
Interior shot from 2014 here. The club has very recently changed from Gala ownership to Ritz Bingo.
Demolition plans were approved in December 2013, but as of March 2014 it was still standing:–
Board-up and for sale in 2007:–
A photo of Theatre One in 1995:–
A photo from 1991 when it was known as the Flicks – the Live Alternative:–
A photo from 1990:–
A few contemporary photos of the Capitol as a Wetherspoons pub here:–
DETAIL OF BALCONY
AUDITORIUM to REAR
A few scanned images from December 1993 here:–
AUDITORIUM TO STAGE
AUDITORIUM TO REAR
The Barn was a mixed use theatre which was part of he Dartington College of Performing Arts. Following the relocation of the college and subsequent closure of the Dartington site, the hall has had a more public remit.
Two further images of the Barn from 1991 here:
Derelict in 2007 – I think demolition came in 2008.
The Futurist was closed by Scarborough Borough Council – the decision of one man, not even the full council – on Sunday 5th January 2013 with a performance of The Hobbit II – The Desolation of Smaug.
They have been wanting to close the theatre for over a decade, looks like they may finally have got their wish.
A couple of images taken very shortly after closure in 1988
A scanned photo from 2001 of the former Kingsway
A photo from 1991 of the entrance to the Peoples Palace, the theatre itself was set back from the road and this passage lead to the theatre.
Two further photos (taken in 1997) of the Salthouse Pavilion here:–
A photo of the shuttered Odeon from 1989:–
There seems to be a small problem at present clicking on a link. I was a little wary of mentioning it over the weekend as I have just installed a new security suite and thought that might be responsible, but I am pretty sure now that it is just the CT site. On the new theatres page for example clicking on the name used to take to that theatres details, now I have to use an easy workaround of clicking the link that appears on the map (as mentioned by RickB).
Also on the home page there are new theatres listed from 8th but on the new theatre page the newest entry is currently 5th Dec.
Back on-topic, banning members who violate the courtesy rules or post spam is the only way to go.
Some photos of the Empire from 2009 here:–
AUDITORIUM FROM STAGE
A more recent photo of the exterior:–
And some photographs of the beautiful auditorium from the same visit:–
Very friendly and stunning venue – must rank in the top 10 of the most beautiful cinemas in the world!
Photographs from November 2013
Photos from November 2013 here:–