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


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Arthur Lloyd's Music hall and Theatre Website

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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 1,550 pages of information on this site and nearly 16,000 images. All the latest additions and updates to the site are shown below. You may also click the links above to see details of previous updates from as far back as February 2004 when the What's New page was first created.

Updates to the site in 2020

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