Arthur Lloyd.co.uk
The Music Hall and Theatre History Site
Dedicated to Arthur Lloyd, 1839 - 1904.

 

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Online continuously since January 2001 this website is visited by millions of people every year, from all over the world. There are over 1,500 pages of information on this site and nearly 17,000 images. All the latest additions and updates to the site are shown below. You may also click the year links below to see details of previous updates from as far back as February 2004 when the What's New page was first created.

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21st October 2020

The Royal County Theatre, Kingston - Listing Updated

The Vaudeville Theatre, London in 1870 - New Painting by George Richmond Added

15th October 2020

The Prince's Theatre, Bradford - New Images Added Top of Page

The Town Hall, Rotherhithe - More Information and New Image / Article Added

14th October 2020

The Gaiety Theatre, London - Demolition of the first Theatre in 1903 - New Image Added Here

Terriss Theatre, Rotherhithe / Rotherhithe Hippodrome - New Article and Sketches on its First Pantomime Added Here

9th October 2020

Arthur Lloyd's Biography - New Information on his play 'Tom and Jerry or a Life in Dublin' Added Here

8th October 2020

The Kilburn Empire - Two New Early Programmes Added

The Dudley Hippodrome - Listing Updated

7th October 2020

The Huddersfield Palace Theatre - More Information and Images Added and Listing Updated

5th October 2020

Donald Auty's Profile Page - Obituary Added

2nd October 2020

The Vale Cinema, Mirfield, West Yorkshire - New Article by Ann Montini Added

Ann Montini's Variety Days - Page split into two here and here

1st October 2020

The Palace Theatre, Carlisle - New Listing Added

30th September 2020

The Criterion Theatre, London - New Painting by George Richmond Added

28th September 2020

The Imperial Theatre, Bordesley, Birmingham - Opening Night Programme Added

25th September 2020

The Colston Hall, Bristol / Bristol Beacon - Page Updated

19th September 2020

The Vaudeville Theatre, London - 1892 Info Bill Added Here

18th September 2020

The Trafalgar Square Theatre, London, today the Duke of Yorks Theatre - More Information and New Opening Bill Added

17th September 2020

The Bedford Theatre, London - New 1946 Box Office Card Added

The Palladium Picture Palace, Oldham - More Information Added

16th September 2020

The Theatre Royal, Aston, Birmingham - The Silk Opening Programme Added

The Gaiety Theatre, London - More Information and Images on its Closure and Demolition Added Here

10th September 2020

The Adelphi Theatre - New Image Added Top of Page

The Gillian Lynne Theatre - New Image Added Top of Page

The Theatre Royal, Gravesend - New Early Poster Added

The Glasgow Empire - New 1950s Poster Added

The Newport Empire - New 1941 Poster Added

8th September 2020

The Broadway Theatre, Catford - New Listing Added Here

7th September 2020

Theatre Royal, Bristol, later the Prince's Theatre - New Painting by George Richmond Added

The Cambridge Theatre, London - Page Updated and More Show Information Added for the 70s / 80s

The Blackpool Palace Complex - Closing Date Corrected

1st September 2020

About This Site - Page Updated and New Images Added

28th August 2020

Her Majesty's Theatre, London - More Images after the Get Out of Phantom of the Opera Added to the bottom of the listing Here

The Lorne Music Hall, Greenock and the Moss Family including Edward Moss - New Illustrated Article on the death of Edward Moss Added to the bottom of the listing

The Bedminster Hippodrome, Bristol - New Image and More Information Added

26th August 2020

The Goodman's Fields Theatre, Whitechapel - Page Rebuilt with a new History of the Theatre Researched and Written by Robert Whelan

The Palace Theatre, Reading - New 1953 Poster Added (Only available on larger screens)

The Winter Gardens, Bournemouth - New Poster Added

The Brighton Hippodrome - New Poster Added

The Finsbury Park Empire - Two New Images Added

The Finsbury Park Empire - New Variety Poster Added Here

The Chesterfield Hippodrome - New 1925 Variety Poster Added

25th August 2020

Ann Montini Remembers the Pavilion Theatre, Dewsbury

The Gillian Lynne Theatre - New Image Added Top of Page

20th August 2020

The London Hippodrome - New Painting by George Richmond Added

Blackpool Theatres Main Page - More Information Added for the Alhambra / Palace Complex Here

Blackpool Palace Theatre - More Information and Images Added

Blackpool Palace Ballroom - More Information Added

19th August 2020

Her Majesty's Theatre, London - More Information and Images for the Get Out of Phantom Added Here

The Belfast Empire - More Images for the Theatre's 50th Broadcast Added

The Victoria Palace Theatre, London - New 1930 Programme Cover Added

The Palace Theatre, Hull - New 1930s Programme Cover Added

The Tivoli Theatre / Theatre Royal, Hull - New Advertising Front Cloth Image Added

18th August 2020

The Blackpool Palace Theatre - New Image Added

The Blackpool Palace Ballroom - New Image Added

17th August 2020

The Novelty Theatre / Kingsway Theatre, London - More Information and Many New Images Added

The Novelty Theatre, London - Better Copy of the 1882 Exterior Engraving Added

14th August 2020

The Playhouse Theatre, London - Many New Images Added

The Alexandra Theatre, Greenock - New Photo of the Original 1905 Marble Memorial Tablet Added

13th August 2020

The Wood Green Empire - Page Restructured and More Information and New Images Added

12th August 2020

Blackpool Theatres - More Information and Images for the Tower Complex Added Here

Blackpool Tower Circus - More Images Added

Blackpool Tower Ballroom - New Image Added

11th August 2020

Today over 300 Arts Venues across the UK will be lit up in red to raise awareness of their continued closure due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. The laying off of staff around the Country has begun in earnest this month as the Government's Furlough scheme is wound down. Nearly everyone in the Theatre industry is being made redundant with no sign of when Theatres and other Arts Venues might be able to reopen. A report from the BBC can be read here.

3rd August 2020

The Mexborough Hippodrome - More Information and New Images Added

30th July 2020

The Gillian Lynne Theatre, London - New Images and Information Added for the Current Refurbishment of the Theatre Here

26th July 2020

The Grand Theatre, Blackpool - New Image Added

The Palace Picture Pavilion, Blackpool - New Image Added

25th July 2020

The Lyric Theatre / Hengler's Circus, Hull - New Page Added

24th July 2020

The London Palladium - Page Updated to Include Information on the Coronavirus Pandemic and More Information and New Image on the Royal Variety Performances Added Here

The Hammersmith Palace - More Early Information Added

Arthur Lloyd's 'Beautiful Young Widow Brown' Song Sheet Added to Songs Page

The Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield - New 1937 Poster Added

The Theatre Royal, Stockport - Two New Posters Added

23rd July 2020

The Oxford Music Hall, London - New Painting by George Richmond of the 1893 Auditorium Added Here

21st July 2020

Neil Sean takes a nostalgic look at the Famous Windmill Theatre and interviews Windmill Girl Jill Millard Shapiro

13th July 2020

Julio Iglesias and the Royal Variety Show Invite by Ann Montini

10th July 2020

The Kingston Empire - More Information and New Images Added

9th July 2020

The Theatre Royal, Loughborough - More Information and Images Added

The Burnley Empire - Listing Updated

8th July 2020

Horatio Lloyd's Biography - Rare 1841 Advertsing Envelope Added

7th July 2020

Charles Coborn's Do Ra Mi Fa - New Song Added to Arthur Lloyd's Songs Page

The Royalty Theatre, London - New Painting by George Richmond Added

2nd July 2020

The Empire Theatre, Belfast - Some More Information and Two New Images Added

1st July 2020

The Empire Theatre, Belfast - New Image and Information Added on the Theatre's 50th BBC Radio Broadcast from the Empire in 1936

30th June 2020

The Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire - New Page Added

The Palace Theatre, Hull - New Photograph from 1932 Added

The Grand Theatre of Varieties, Bolton - New 1932 Variety Programme Added

The Finsbury Park Empire - New 1945 Programme Added

The Regal Theatre, Southend - New 1930s Poster Added

The London Palladium - New 1940 Variety Programme Cover Added

27th June 2020

The Free Trade Hall, Manchester - New Slideshow Added of photos taken after the Hall had been closed and before its conversion into an Hotel in 1997

The Theatre Royal, Peter Street, Manchester - New 1997 Photo Added

26th June 2020

Neil Sean Recalls Theatre Legend Binkie Beaumont

25th June 2020

The King's Theatre, Nottingham - Listing Rewritten by Ted Bottle and New Images Added

The Oxford Music Hall / Oxford Theatre - New Image for the 1920 Alterations Added Here. And Demolition Image Added Further Down the Page

23rd June 2020

Ann Montini Remembers her Good Friend the One and Only Sir Norman Wisdom

The Stoll Theatre, London - New Painting by George Richmond Added

18th June 2020

The Penge Empire - More Information and New Images Added

The Royalty / Peacock Theatre, Kingsway - New Image and More Information Added

17th June 2020

The Theatre Royal / Music Hall, Chester - New Listing Added

16th June 2020

The Granada Theatre, Shrewsbury - New Listing Added

The Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury - New Listing Added

15th June 2020

The Music Hall, Shrewsbury - New Page Added

The Oxford Music Hall / Theatre, London - New Programme and Images Added Here

The Finsbury Park Empire - New 1948 Programme Added

The Winter Garden Theatre, London - New 1948 Programme Cover Added

14th June 2020

Colins' Music Hall, London - New 1920s Programme Cover Added

The Euston Palace, London - New Early Programme Cover Added

13th June 2020

The Bedord Palace Of Varieties - Three New Programmes Added

12th June 2020

The Berwick Theatre, Berwick-Upon-Tweed - New Page Added

The Theatre Royal, Guildhall Street, Canterbury - More Information and New Images Added

10th June 2020

The Gillian Lynne Theatre, London - Page Updated with Information and Image Added for the Current Refurbishment of the Theatre Here

The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane - Page Updated Here

8th June 2020

The Theatre Royal, Aston, Birmingham - More Information Added

Leotard Bosco - Obituary and New Images Added Here

5th June 2020

The Noel Coward Theatre, London - Page Restructured and More Information and Opening Programme Added

The New Theatre, Cambridge - More Images and Information Added

The Princes Theatre, Bradford - More Information and New Image Added

The Palace Theatre, Bradford - New Image Added

The Alhambra Theatre, Bradford - New Image Added

The New Victoria Theatre, Bradford - More Information and New Image Added

4th June 2020

The Theatres Trust Director Jon Morgan here outlines the work the Theatres Trust has been doing to support and protect theatres in response to the Coronavirus pandemic.

The Margate Hippodrome - More Information and New Images Added

3rd June 2020

Her Majesty's Theatre, Carlisle - New Page Added

The Theatre Royal, Manningham Lane, Bradford - Demolition details Updated

2nd June 2020

The Capitol Theatre, Forest Hill, London - More Information and New Images Added

The Duke of York's Theatre, London - Wartime opening Information Updated

1st June 2020

The Capitol Theatre, Haymarket, London - New Painting by George Richmond Added

The Newcastle Empire - New 1959 Programme Added

27th May 2020

Chester Theatres - New Page Added with Details of the Royalty Theatre

26th May 2020

The Stoll Theatre, Kingsway, London - New Images of the Theatre's Demoltion in 1958 Added Here

Munt's Hall, Clapham Junction - New Image Added for 1893

22nd May 2020

The Carlton Theatre, Haymarket - Page Updated with recent Planning Concent Details

18th May 2020

Neil Sean remembers the BBC TV Theatre - aka The Shepherd's Bush Empire

16th May 2020

Arthur Lloyd's Song 'Beautiful Forever' - More Information and Rare Images Added

The Clapham Grand Theatre - Page Updated with a Link to its Crowdfunder Campaign to help it stay afloat during the Coronavirus Pandemic Added.

15th May 2020

The Kennington Theatre, London - New Painting by George Richmond Added

14th May 2020

Today is Arthur Lloyd's Birthday, 14th May 1839 - You can Read his Biography Here

13th May 2020

Ann Montini Remembers the Late Great Variety Legend – Roy Hudd

12th May 2020

The London Pavilion - New Images showing VJ Day being cleberated outside the Theatre in 1945 Added Here

The Royal Opera House, Leicester - New Early 'Red Riding Hood' Pantomine Poster Added

The Royal Cambridge Music Hall, Shoreditch - New Image of its Chairman William Knowles Added

5th May 2020

The Royal Muncaster Theatre, Bootle, Liverpool - More Information Added for its time as the Strand Cinema

29th April 2020

The Criterion Theatre, London - More Information Added - And a New Page detailing the construction of the Building by its Architect, Thomas Verity, in 1879 Added Here

The Queen's Theatre, Long Acre, London - More Details for its Conversion into a Store in 1879 Added

27th April 2020

The London Pavilion - New Painting by George Richmond Added

19th April 2020

The Nottingham Empire - New Painting by George Richmond Added

18th April 2020

The Finsbury Park Astoria - More Images Added - And Full Opening Programme Added Here

15th April 2020

The Round Room at the Rotundo, Dublin - New 1866 Lloyd Review Added

13th April 2020

London's West End Theatres in 2006 - New Page Added

12th April 2020

The Woolwich Grand Theatre - Page Updated and New Image Added

The Theatre Royal, Hawkins Street, Dublin - More Information Added for the Second Theatre of 1897 Here

The Westminster Theatre, London - New Strand Electric Advertisement for 1931 Added

11th April 2020

The Streatham Astoria - Full Opening Programme Added Here

9th April 2020

Theatres in Barnsley, South Yorkshire - New Page Added

8th April 2020

The Argyle Theatre, Birkenhead - New 1930 Poster Added

The Newport Empire - New Early Lloyd Poster Added

The Washington Music Hall / Battersea Palace - New Image Added

The Empress Theatre, Brixton - New Image Added for the 1930s Here

6th April 2020

The Empress Theatre, Brixton - Opening Night Programme for the 1930 Rebuild Added Here

4th April 2020

The Streatham Hill Theatre - New Page for the Theatre's Opening Night Programme Added Here

2nd April 2020

Euston Palace Theatre - New Programme Added for 1910

1st April 2020

The Middlesex Music Hall, London - New Painting by George Richmond Added Here

26th March 2020

The Theatre Royal, Bradford - Two New Images Added for 1897

25th March 2020

Arthur Lloyd's Biography - More Details Added for 1898

The Leicester Square Theatre / Odeon West End - New Images for the Replacement Cinema Added Here

The Astoria Theatre, Charring Cross Road - Page Updated and New image Added to bottom of Listing

The London Pavilion - New Image Added Here

Daily's Theatre / Vue West End - New Image Added Here

24th March 2020

London's West End Theatres during the Coronavirus Pandemic in March 2020 - New Page Added

Ann Montini meets Gary Morecambe, son of comedy legend Eric, of Morecambe and Wise fame

The Motherwell Alhambra Theatre and John Hall Nicol - New Image Added Here

19th March 2020

Neil Sean looks at one of London's newest Theatres, the Boulevard in Soho, formerly Raymond's Revuebar

The Metropole Theatre, Manchester - More Information and New Short Film Clip Added

The Empire Theatre, Oldham - More Information Added

The Britannia Theatre, Hoxton - New 1917 Bill Added

18th March 2020

The Grand Theatre, Plymouth - More Information and Images Added

The Finsbury Park Empire - New 1926 Programme Added

The Balham Hippodrome / Duchess Theatre - New 1912 Poster Added

The Clapham Grand - New 1912 Poster Added

16th March 2020

The Grecian Theatre, Shoreditch - New Painting by George Richmond Added

The Victoria Palace Theatre, London - Two New Images Added

The Old Square Theatre, Walsall - New Listing Added

13th March 2020

The Royal Alhambra Palace Music Hall, Hull - New Images Added

9th March 2020

The Whitehall Theatre / Trafalgar Studios - New 1946 Seating Plan Added

31st January 2020

Neil Sean Remembers the Wonderful Gracie Fields and her Unforgettable Song "Sally"

29th January 2020

Theatres in Leamington Spa - New Page Added

27th January 2020

Ann Montini on Meeting the Broadway and West End Composer and Showman Jerry Herman

The Sondheim Theatre, London (Formerly the Queen's Theatre) - Page Updated and More Information on the War Damage and New 1926 Seating Plan Added

The St. James's Theatre, London - New Painting by George Richmond Added

24th January 2020

The Sondheim Theatre, London (Formerly the Queen's Theatre) - Page Updated

23rd January 2020

The Palace Theatre, Chesterield - Error Corrected

21st January 2020

The Theatre Royal / Hippodrome, Loughborough - Two New Images Added

The Dominion Theatre, London - New Image Added Top of Page

15th January 2020

The Gordon Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent - New Listing Added

The Grand Theatre, Derby - More Information and Images Added

14th January 2020

The Camden Theatre - New Article and Image From 1902 Added

Adelphi Theatre, London - Information and Image of Manager Tom Davis Added Here

13th January 2020

The Theatre Royal, Nottingham - New 1902 Programme Added

The Grand Theatre, Nottingham - New 1891 Programme Added

10th January 2020

The Grand Theatre, Halifax - Two New Images Added

7th January 2020

The Camden Theatre / Koko - Page Updated and Some More Information Added

The Garrick Theatre, London - More Information and Images Added, including the Opening Night Programme

3rd January 2020

Neil Seans Hall of Fame - Neil takes a look at two great seaside Theatres in Eastbourne - New Article and Film Added