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The Hippodrome Theatre, Manchester - From a Postcard.

Above - The Hippodrome Theatre, Manchester - From a Postcard.

 

A programme for the Manchester Hippodrome in June 1905 with the Arthur Lloyd Trio on the BillEarly Manchester Hippodrome ProgrammeThe Hippodrome Theatre, Oxford Street, Manchester was built for Oswald Stoll in 1904 and designed as a variety Theatre by the renowned Theatre Architect Frank Matcham

Right - An early Manchester Hippodrome Programme.

Far Right - A programme for the Manchester Hippodrome in June 1905 with the Arthur Lloyd Trio on the Bill, along with the Max Franklin Troupe, Arthur Rigby and his Company, The Merrions, Zertho's Dogs, Herbert La Marinte, and the world famous magician Chung Ling Soo.

A variety Programme for the Manchester Hippodrome.The Hippodrome Theatre had a very short life and was demolished in 1935 so that a new Theatre, the Gaumont, could be built on part of the site. The Gaumont actually used parts of the structure of the former Hippodrome Theatre in its construction, and the new Theatre opened on the 21st of October 1935.

This was also at the same time as the Ardwick Empire was refurbished and renamed the New Manchester Hippodrome.

There is more information on the Gaumont here.

Left - A Variety Programme for the Manchester Hippodrome.

 

Manchester Hippodrome Prices - From a Variety Programme.

The Manchester Hippodrome 'Arena' seating Plan from a Manchester Hippodrome Programme.

Above - The Manchester Hippodrome 'Arena' seating Plan from a Manchester Hippodrome Programme.

 

Poster for a Variety show at the Manchester Hippodrome on November the 1st 1915 - Courtesy Stephen Wischhusen.

Above - Poster for a Variety show at the Manchester Hippodrome on November the 1st 1915 - Courtesy Stephen Wischhusen.

 

Manchester Hippodrome Programme September 9th 1929. Manchester Hippodrome Programme November 28th 1933. Manchester Hippodrome Variety Programme May 15th 1933.

Above Left - Manchester Hippodrome Programme September 9th 1929.
Above Centre - Manchester Hippodrome Programme November 28th 1933.
Above Right - Manchester Hippodrome Variety Programme May 15th 1933.

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