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

 

Updates to the site in 2006

31st December 2006

Hastings Theatres - Page Updated and two new Theatres Added

30th December 2006

The website achieved its highest visitor numbers in one day yesterday when the film 'Mrs. Henderson Presents was shown at 9pm on the BBC. Instead of the usual 1,500 to 2,000 unique visitors a day, on Friday there were over 8,000 unique visitors to the site before 1am, mostly viewing the Windmill Theatre Feature, and the trend is continuing today. If you are one of these people then thank you for visiting and I hope you enjoyed your visit to the site.

Palace Theatre, Manchester - New Programme Added

Theatre Royal, Manchester - New Programme Added

Empire Palace, Sheffield - New Programme Added

Shepherds Bush Empire - New Photograph Added

29th December 2006

Sheffield's Theatres Past and Present - New Page Added

27th December 2006

Royal Artillery Theatre, Woolwich - Page Updated

24th December 2006

Theatre Archtects, Bertie Crewe, C. J. Phipps, W. G. R Sprague, and Frank Matcham - Index Page Added

Theatres and Halls in Balham, London Added

Broadway Theatre, Peterborough - New Page Added

22nd December 2006

The Oxford Music Hall - Page Reworked and Moved Here...

21th December 2006

Newcastle Theatres Completely Reworked and individulal page for each Theatre Added

Palace Theatre, Manchester - New Image Added

20th December 2006

Tottenham Palace Theatre Updated and new Programme Added

19th December 2006

Saville Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London - New Page Added

Daly's Theatre, Leicester Square - New Image Added

Windmill Theatre Feature Updated and Image Added here

17th December 2006

Daly's Theatre, Leicester Square - New Page Added

16th December 2006

Dominion Theatre, London Updated and new Image Added

15th December 2006

Gaiety Theatre and Music Hall - Site Demolition Updated and many Photos Added

Wood Green Empire - New Images Added

14th December 2006

Savoy Theatre Updated and new images Added

Playhouse, London - Page Rebuilt and new image Added

Theatre Royal Drury Lane Updated and several new internal images Added

10th December 2006

There are now two sections to the Website Shop, The Arthur Lloyd Shop and The West End Theatres Shop.

Criterion Theatre, London Updated and Period Photograph Added

8th December 2006

Just in time for Christmas - The New Arthur Lloyd Shop has opened for business

7th December 2006

Royal Artillery Theatre and Opera House, Woolwich - New Page Added

5th December 2006

Pleasance Theatre, Islington - New Page Added.

4th December 2006

Manchester's Theatres and Halls - Past and Present - New Section Added with many programmes, Pictures and Articles.

2nd December 2006

Chiswick Empire - New Image Added

1st December 2006

Birkenhead Theatres and Halls, Principally the Argyle Theatre, Birkenhead - New Page Added

30th November 2006

Theatre Royal, Chatham, Kent - New Page Added

London's West End Theatres Page Rebuilt for faster loading and a better structure.

27th November 2006

Burials Page Updated with Walter Laburnham details.

25th November 2006

Philharmonic Hall / Grand Theatre / Islington Empire - Page Rebuilt and new Programme Added

Olympia Shoreditch Updated and new Programme Added

23rd November 2006

Tottenham Palace Theatre of Varieties - New Page Added

22nd November 2006

Wood Green Empire - New Page Added

21st November 2006

Holloway Empire Theatre, London - New Page Added

20th November 2006

Special Features are now all the same Colour and Format as the rest of the site in order to avoid visitor confusion.

LondonHippodrome 2003 Feature Updated to reflect the rest of the site's Colours and Format.

London Hippodrome Programme 1900 Feature Updated to reflect the rest of the site's Colours and Format.

Arthur Lloyd's 'One More Polka' Feature Updated to reflect the rest of the site's Colours and Format.

Blackpool Feature Updated to reflect the rest of the site's Colours and Format.

Prince Of Wales Theatre Feature Updated to reflect the rest of the site's Colours and Format.

Empire Theatre Leicester Square opening night programme Feature Updated to reflect the rest of the site's Colours and Format.

Canterbury Music Hall Feature Updated to reflect the rest of the site's Colours and Format.

Arthur Lloyd's 'It's Wonderful How We Do It, But We Do' Feature Updated to reflect the rest of the site's Colours and Format.

London Music Halls Feature Updated to reflect the rest of the site's Colours and Format.

Arthur Lloyd's Song Of Songs Feature Updated to reflect the rest of the site's Colours and Format.

London Music Halls Feature Updated to reflect the rest of the site's Colours and Format.

Black & White Budget - Backstage Feature Updated to reflect the rest of the site's Colours and Format.

Gala Opening Programme for the New Empire Theatre Feature Updated to reflect the rest of the site's Colours and Format.

London Trocadero Feature Updated to reflect the rest of the site's Colours and Format.

London Hippodrome 1910 Programme Feature Updated to reflect the rest of the site's Colours and Format.

London Hippodrome Feature Updated to reflect the rest of the site's Colours and Format.

Conversion of the London Hippodrome into the Talk Of The Town Feature Updated to reflect the rest of the site's Colours and Format.

Royal English Opera House Feature Updated to reflect the rest of the site's Colours and Format.

Arthur Lloyd's Not For Joseph Feature Updated to reflect the site's Colours and Format.

19th November 2006

Gaiety Theatre Feature Updated to reflect the rest of the site's Colours and Format.

London Hippodrome Feature Updated to reflect the rest of the site's Colours and Format.

London Pavilion Feature Updated to reflect the rest of the site's Colours and Format.

18th November 2006

Palace Theatre Feature Updated to reflect the rest of the site's Colours and Format.

17th November 2006

Windmill Theatre Feature Updated to reflect the rest of the site's Colours and Format.

14th November 2006

About This Site - Page Updated

I have begun adding a Search Box to the bottom of every page on the site which may take some time to complete. A few pages such as the Site Index and this What's New page now have a search box at the top, where the index graphic and link usually is.

13th November 2006

Bridlington Page Updated and Spa Refurbishment Page Added

11th November 2006

Entertainment News - New Page Added - Updated as it happens. Any Comments?

9th November 2006

As you have probably noticed, I have completely reworked the Homepage in an effort to make navigation clearer and to better index the thousands of pages on the site.

If you have any comments or suggestions please do Contact Me...

7th November 2006

All of London's current West End Theatres are now up on the site, with details of their history, images, and archive material.

The Savoy Theatre, London - New Page Added

6th November 2006

Theatre Royal Haymarket, London - New Page Added

5th November 2006

Arts Theatre, London - New Page Added

Old Vic Theatre, London - New Page Added

2nd November 2006

Theatre Royal, Royal Italian Opera House, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden - New Page Added

1st November 2006

Whitehall Theatre / Trafalgar Studios, London - New Page Added

Her Majesty's Theatre - Several Images Added

31st October 2006

Vaudeville Theatre, London - New Page Added

Piccadilly Theatre, London - New Page Added

30th October 2006

Her Majesty's Theatre, London - New Page Added

29th October 2006

Phoenix Theatre, London - New Page Added

27th October 2006

Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue - New Page Added

26th October 2006

Queen's Theatre, London - New Page Added

Hicks / Globe / Gielgud Theatre - New Page Added

25th October 2006

Criterion Theatre, London - New Page Added

24th October 2006

Comedy Theatre - New Page Added

Horatio Lloyd's Autobiography - More pages Transcribed.

The Duchess Theatre - New Page Added

Dominion Theatre - New Page Added

23rd October 2006

Cambridge Theatre, Seven Dials, London - New Page Added

Horatio Lloyd's Autobiography - More pages Transcribed.

London Palladium and Hengler's Grand Circus - New Page Added

22nd October 2006

Palace Theatre London Intro - Page Added and links updated sitewide

Prince Of Wales Theatre, London - Intro Page Added and links updated sitewide

21st October 2006

Prince Edward Theatre, London New Page Added

20th October 2006

London Coliseum - Large New Page Added with many Programmes, Pictures, Postcards and Press Clippings.

19th October 2006

Garrick Theatre, London New Page Added

Duke Of York's Theatre, London Page Added

Fortune Theatre Page Updated and Article, Programme, Adds, and Images Added

Theatre Royal Drury Lane - New Image Added

17th October 2006

Fortune Theatre Page Updated and Image Added

17th October 2006

Noel Coward Theatre New Page Added

Wyndham's Theatre New Page Added

16th October 2006

Carlton Theatre, Haymarket, London New Page Added

St. Martin's Theatre New Page Added

New Ambassadors Theatre New Page Added

15th October 2006

Apollo Victoria, Westminster, New Page Added

Apollo Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London New Page Added

London's Current West End Theatres Page Updated

13th October 2006

London's Current West End Theatres New Page Added

Victoria Palace Theatre Page Updated and several images Added

12th October 2006

Terry's Theatre, Strand, London - Page Rebuilt with New Article and Images Added

Adelphi Theatre, London, many more images Added

11th October 2006

Adelphi Theatre, London, page completely updated with many articles, images and programmes Added

10th October 2006

360 view of London from the roof of the Theatre Royal Drury Lane Added

9th October 2006

Theatre Royal Drury Lane Updated and many new images Added

6th October 2006

More details discovered for this Lloyd Song.

6th October 2006

Aldwych Theatre, London, New page Added

Novello Theatre Updated

Theatre Royal Drury Lane Updated and image Added

4th October 2006

Horatio Lloyd's Autobiography - More pages Transcribed.

30th September 2006

In an effort to recoup some of the costs of running this huge site I am experimenting with using targeted advertising on some of the most popular pages. I do hope this doesn't spoil your visit and I welcome any feedback you may have concerning advertising on the site.

26th September 2006

Shepherds Bush Empire Page Updated and several images Added

22nd September 2006

The September 2006 Special Feature Added - The General Theatrical Programme 1884

New Arthur Lloyd Song Sheet Displayed with music and lyrics.

13th September 2006

Horatio Lloyd's Autobiography - More pages Transcribed.

12th September 2006

Charlie Gracie's UK Tour Dates September 2006 Added here...

31st August 2006

St. Martin's Hall / St. Martin's Music Hall / Queen's Theatre, Long Acre, London Updated.

25th August 2006

Streatham Hill Theatre Updated with new images Added

17th August 2006

Princes Theatre, now the Shaftesbury, Updated with new article and image

Grand, Clapham Junction, Ammendment to textual information.

14th August 2006

Pictorial history of the Gaiety Theatre site Updated and image Added

7th August 2006

Arthur Lloyd dates in Liverpool Updated

24th July 2006

Bedford Music Hall and Music Hall and Me pages Updated

14th July 2006

London Pavilion Updated to reflect new information on the Theatre's opening night with Arthur Lloyd on the Bill.

9th July 2006

Windmill Theatre Feature Updated

Mc Donald's Music Hall / Hoxton Hall Updated

3rd July 2006

Spa, Bridlington Updated and images of refurbishment Added

Off topic but if you are in Suffolk and are in need of Garden Plants, Pots, Furniture, and Complete Garden Designs, you might enjoy a visit to my sister's Website here...

28th June 2006

Camden Palace Updated and new picture Added

25th June 2006

Theatre Royal, Hope Street, Glasgow Updated

16th June 2006

Huge new page Added with everything you ever needed to know about the Embassy Theatre, Peterborough, including details of the former Hippodrome Theatre on the site. Broadband recommended.

3rd June 2006

Music and Lyrics Added for Arthur Lloyd's American Drinks

1st June 2006

The Embassy, Peterborough, formerly the Hippodrome Theatre, has a small page on the site here...
This part of the site will be updated soon with a vast amount of information and images.

31st May 2006

Arthur Lloyd's Liverpool dates Updated

Burials page Updated

15th May 2006

Gaiety Theatre - demolition of site - Page Updated and Image of new building on site Added

12th May 2006

Burials page Updated

10th May 2006

Royal Aquarium, Westminster Page Updated

Article on the Organ at The Royal Aquarium, Westminster with floor plans of the building Added

9th May 2006

Music and Lyrics Added for this song

This song Added

4th May 2006

Contact details page changed and New Guestbook Added

2nd May 2006

Theatre Royal and Opera House, Eastbourne Updated and details of a new book on the Theatre Added

1st May 2006

The Sybil Thorndike Scrapbook project is now finished and complete.

26th April 2006

Music and Lyrics Added to this song's page

Lyrics Added to this song's page

26th April 2006

This song's page Updated

22nd April 2006

All songs with music now have an embeded music player on their pages

20th April 2006

Music Added to this song's page

5th April 2006

As a side project I have just begun a new Website, as a subdomain of this one, on Sybil Thorndike. This comprises of a recently found Scrapbook containing hundreds of Press clippings, images and programmes. If you are interested take a look.

2nd April 2006

Paddington Palace Liverppol Added

31st March 2006

Horatio Lloyd's Autobiography Updated

28th March 2006

One new song Added to the Arthur Lloyd Songs page
and six new Song Sheets Added here: 1 2 3 4 5 6

26th March 2006

Rotherhithe Hippodrome Updated to include Charles Gulliver's management and Programme Added

25th March 2006

Image Added to Empire Leicester Square and Alhambra pages

22nd March 2006

Theatre Royal Drury Lane page Updated and image Added and...

New page on 'The Whip' at Drury Lane with images and article Added

17th March 2006

Royal Standard Music Hall Updated and image Added

16th March 2006

West End seating plans Updated with new date of Pre 1907

13th March 2006

Working Dimensions for London Theatre Stages 1960 Added

12th March 2006

New Photos of many Theatre Interiors taken by, and courtesy of , Ted Bottle Added to the following pages:

Balmbra's Music Hall, Newcastle,
City Varieties, Leeds
Royal Court / Empire Theatre, Bacup
Empire Theatre Harrogate
Grand Opera House Harrogate
Shepherds Bush Empire
Everyman, Cheltenham
Festival Theatre, Edinburgh
Gaiety Theatre, Dublin
Grand, Clapham
Wrexham Hippodrome
Kings Theatre Edinburgh
Palace Theatre Plymouth
Palace Theatre Westcliff
Eastbourne Hippodrome
Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh
Spa Theatre Bridlington
Winter Gardens Morecambe

11th March 2006

Queen's Theatre Long Acre Updated and St. Martin's Music Hall Added to page, and Page Moved.

Finsbury Park Empire Updated and furthur programme details Added

10th March 2006

Finsbury Park Empire - New page and article about the Theatre with programmes Added.

6th March 2006

Crystal palace page Updated and two cuttings Added and page moved.

5th March 2006

Metropolitan Music Hall, Edgware Road, London - Page completely rebuilt and new article Added

4th March 2006

Royal Panopticon of Science and Art - Details and plan Added to the Alhambra Theatre page

3rd March 2006

Royal Aquarium and Imperial Theatre, Westminster, London - Page Rebuilt and Programmes Added

2nd March 2006

Ted Bottle Biography Added

Park Palace, Liverpool Updated and Arthur Lloyd info Added

News: A planning application for the restoration of the London Hippodrome in Leicester Square has been submitted to Westminster City Council. ATE online's website says: 'Following an £8 million refurbishment, United Leisure Gaming Limited plans to return this landmark venue into a global entertainment destination comprising casino, card room, cabaret performance area, restaurant, bar and luxury hospitality suite. It is expected to open on a membership basis in Spring 2008.' For more information please contact the Save London's Theatres Campaign. Contact details here...

28th February 2006

Everyman Cheltenham Updated and many images Added

23rd February 2006

Shoreditch Olympia updated, new article and images Added

22th February 2006

London's West End Theatres Pre 1907 Seating Plans Added and relevant Theatre pages updated to include them.

12th February 2006

New page on Coventry Theatres and Halls Added

5th February 2006

Park Palace, Liverpool Updated and internal images Added

29th January 2006

Gaiety Theatre - demolition of site - Page Updated and Images Added

24th January 2006

Royalty Theatre, London, Updated and Poster Added

16th January 2006

London Pavilion Completely Reworked page. Many images and programmes Added

Leicester Square Theatre Updated and image Added

4th January 2006

Camden Theatre / Camden Palace, Updated

3rd January 2006

Theatreland Maps updated with recent theatre site additions Added

2nd January 2006

It's Naughty But It's Nice Song sheet info Added