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

 

Updates to the site in 2010

28th December 2010

Marlbrough Theatre, Islington - Page Rebuilt and New Information Added

27th December 2010

Curve Theatre, Leicester - New Page Added

26th December 2010

Palace Theatre, Leicester - New Page Added

Happy Birthday London Palladium - One Hundred Years Old Today !

24th December 2010

Burnley, Lancashire - New Page Added

22nd December 2010

Westminster Theatre - Page Updated and New Image Added

20th December 2010

This week the BBC's Archive Hour has a great documentary about the London Palladium Centenary - Listen Here.

19th December 2010

Aldershot Hippodrome - New Image Added

17th December 2010

People's Palace Theatre, Bristol -New Article Added

16th December 2010

Horatio Lloyd, Arthur Lloyd's father - Page Restructured and New Article and Sketch Added

14th December 2010

Coventry Hippodrome - New Image Added

13th December 2010

Queen's Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue - Page Rebuilt and new article added

11th December 2010

Details of Issue 7 of Old Theatres Magazine Added

10th December 2010

Theatres in Halifax, Yorkshire - Page Updated and Many New Theatres Added

8th December 2010

Rusholme Theatre, Manchester - Page Updated and New Images Added

7th December 2010

The Theatre Royal, Windsor - Major New Page Added with many Articles and Images

3rd December 2010

The Wood Green Gaumont - A visitor's lucky escape during the war Added

2nd December 2010

The Lighting of Theatre in 1881

1st December 2010

The British Film Institute (BFI) Celebrates the London Palladium's Centenary.

The London Palladium is celebrating its centenary this month and you can win free film tickets for the BFI's special season celebrating the Theatre and the golden age of television variety

London Hippodrome - Two New Images Added

London's West End Theatres - New British Pathe Clip Added

30th November 2010

Arthur Lloyd's Biography - A letter to the ERA in 1877 on Music Halls, Singers, and their Songs Added

Cripplegate Theatre, London - New Page Added

29th November 2010

The Warner Theatre, Leicester Square, formerly Daly's Theatre -New Image Added

27th November 2010

Globe Theatre, Glasgow - New Information Added to the bottom of Article

26th November 2010

Coventry Hippodrome - Two New Images Added

25th November 2010

Hackney Empire Memories by Danny Varney - Major New Page Added

The London Palladium is Celebrating its 100th Anniversary - Page Updated and New Images Added

22nd November 2010

Players Past and Present - A set of 25 cigarette cards depicting Theatre Stars of the Day - Issued by John Player & Sons in 1916 - And a Benefit Notice for Arthur Lloyd which shows his popularity with these great names

17th November 2010

Wonderful Collage of Music Hall Artistes Added Here

16th November 2010

Chelsea Palace of Varieties - Page Rebuilt and New Information and Images Added

Theatre Royal, Dewsbury - New Information Added

Gaumont Theatre, Manchester - New Image Added

14th November 2010

Royal Strand Theatre - Page Completely Rebuilt and New Information Added

13th November 2010

New Music Pavilion, Eastbourne - Two New Images Added

Theatre Royal, Huddersfield - Poster Dated

I mistakingly put an image of the Theatre Royal and Palace Theatre, Halifax on the Huddersfield page -Error now Corrected

12th November 2010

Disappearing London - New Information on the source of these images added to bottom of page

10th November 2010

Theatre Royal, Huddersfield - New Information Added

9th November 2010

Gaumont Theatre, Manchester - New Page Added

Devonshire Hall, Morecambe - Many New Images Added

Warner Cinema, London - New Image Added

Palace and Theatre Royal, Huddersfield - New Images Added

Collins' Music Hall - New Image Added

8th November 2010

Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne - Added to the Eastbourne Page

Theatre Royal, Winchester - New Image Added at Bottom of Article

7th November 2010

Charlie Gracie's UK Tour Dates 2010 Added to his page here

5th November 2010

Theatre Royal, Winchester - New Images Added

Lupino Lane, The Royal Family of Greasepaint - New Image of Vesta Tilley Added

Empire Theatre, Sunderland - Two New Images Added

4th November 2010

Embassy Theatre, Peterborough - New Image of the auditorium Added half way down page

Gem Theatre / Windmill Theatre, Great Yarmouth - New Information Added

2nd November 2010

Empire Theatre, Kidderminster - New Images Added

1st November 2010

Great Yarmouth Theatres - New Page Added with many Articles and Images

31st October 2010

A piece of the Canterbury Music Hall Added Here

Comedy Theatre, Manchester - New Image Added

29th October 2010

Midland Hotel Theatre, Manchester - New Images Added

Brown's Music Hall, Glasgow - New Page Added

22nd October 2010

Windmill Theatre - New Article by Laura Henderson Added

18th October 2010

Plaza Theatre, London - New Image Added

Prince of Wales Theatre, Birmingham - New Information about the Dorothy Ward Ashtray Added

New British Pathe Film Clip Added to Finsbury Park Empire, The Bedford Theatre, and Collin's Music Hall Pages

12th October 2010

Olympia Theatre, Liverpool - Many New Images Added

11th October 2010

Finsbury Park Empire - New Poster Added

Samuel Beazley - Added to Theatre Architects Page

10th October 2010

Windmill Theatre - New Image Added

8th October 2010

Will Evans - Added to Burial Page

5th October 2010

A signed note from Ivor Novello and a 1945 Programme - Added to bottom of Palace Theatre page

Victoria Palace Theatre - New 1925 Poster Added to bottom of page.

1st October 2010

Arthur Lloyd at the London Pavilion - New Programme Added

Harry Tate at the Theatre Royal, Bristol - Many Images Added

Collins' Music Hall, Islington, London - Page Updated and New Image Added

Metropolitan Theatre, Edgware Road - New Information on the making of the film 'Devil Doll' Added

Liverpool Pavilion Theatre - Information on the 1960s Bingo Days Added

25th September 2010

Liverpool Pavilion Theatre - Many 1960s Images Added

Woolwich Granada - New Image Added

Clarkson's Wigs - New Image Added

Royal Liver Theatre, Liverpool - New Image Added

Birmingham Hippodrome - Page Restructured and New Programe Added

24th September 2010

Pantheon Theatre / Royal Liver Theatre, Liverpool - New Page Added

London Palladium - Information on the removal of the revolve Added

Grand Theatre, Manchester - More historical information Added

21st September 2010

Borough Theatre, Stratford East - Opening Night Programme Added

17th September 2010

Apollo Theatre, Manchester - New Image Added

Grand Theatre, Manchester - New Information Added

16th September 2010

Grand Theatre, Manchester - New Images Added

14th September 2010

The Construction of the Aldwych and Kingsway, London, in 1902, and the resulting loss of four Theatres

East Ham Palace - New Programme Added

5th September 2010

The Holloway Empire - New Article and Image Added

Details of Issue 6 of Old Theatres Magazine Added

4th September 2010

Olympic Theatre, Wych Street, London - New Information Added to the bottom of the page

3rd September 2010

Metropolitan Theatre, Edgware Road - New Images Added

27th August 2010

Grand Picture Theatre, Huddersfield - New Information Added

Palace Theatre, Huddersfield - New Information Added

Theatre Royal, Leeds, New Information Added

26th August 2010

Theatreland Maps - 1860 Map Updated

20th August 2010

The Astoria Theatre, Charing Cross Road - New Information and Image Added for Jukebox in 1983

Music Hall Artistes Blue Plaques - Page Updated

14th August 2010

Workington Opera House - Many New Images of the Theatre in 2010 Added

Picture Palace Theatre, Aldershot - Page Updated and New Image Added

13th August 2010

Empire Theatre Feature - Front Page Updated

10th August 2010

An Interview with Frank Matcham in 1897 - New Page Added

8th August 2010

Palace Theatre, Bristol - Page Updated

28th July 2010

Manchester Theatre Royal - New Information and Images Added

27th July 2010

Augustus Harris at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane - New Article and Images Added

24th July 2010

The New York version of Arthur Lloyd's 'Not For Joseph' Song Sheet - New Page Added

Shakespeare Theatre, Liverpool - Page Updated

21st July 2010

The Metropolitan Theatre, Edgware Road - New Image Added

16th July 2010

Lava Rink, Camberwell - New Image Added

14th July 2010

Theatre Royal, Manchester - Page Updated

7th July 2010

Queen's Theatre, Liverpool - New Image Added

5th July 2010

Arthur Lloyd's 'Captain La Di Da Di Doo' - Complete Song Sheet Added

Kelly's Theatre, Liverpool - New Image Added

Prince of Wales Theatre, London - New Image Added

30th June 2010

Normansfield Hospital Theatre, Richmond Upon Thames - New Images Added

29th June 2010

The Main Windmill Girls Page - Many Names Added to Captions

25th June 2010

'The Whip' at The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in 1909 - New Images Added

Gaiety Theatre, Hastings - New Image Added

The Theatre Royal, Bath - New Image Added

23rd June 2010

Coventry Hippodrome - Two New Images Added

Sadler's Wells Theatre - Two New Images Added

22nd June 2010

The Theatre Royal, Bath - Page Rebuilt and New Article and Image Added

20th June 2010

King's Theatre, Southsea - New Page Added

Alexandra Theatre, Hull - New Information on the Building Added

19th June 2010

Alexandra Theatre, Hull - New Image Added

18th June 2010

Kingston Empire - Listing Updated

16th June 2010

Prince of Wales Theatre, Birmingham - New Information on the Dorothy Ward Ashtray Added

14th June 2010

The Warner Theatre, Leicester Square, formerly Daly's Theatre -New British Pathe Film Clip and Historypin Location Added

12th June 2010

Theatre Royal, Drury Lane - New British Pathe ENSA Film Added and New Image Added

Will Evans page - New Image Added

7th June 2010

Elephant & Castle Theatre - New BFI Video Clip Added

Kingston Empire - New British Pathe Film Clip Added

Hull Truck Theatre - New Information Added

6th June 2010

Byfeld Hall, Barnes, Richmond / Olympic Studios - Listing Updated

Leicester Square Theatre / Odeon West End - Another British Pathe Film Added and Page Updated

5th June 2010

Empire Theatre, Leicester Square, London - Page Rebuilt and Two British Pathe Films and Historypin Location Added

4th June 2010

Leicester Square Theatres and Cinemas - Page Updated and New Image, British Pathe Films, and Historypin Location Added

Empire Theatre, Leicester Square, London - New British Pathe Film Added

Lyceum Theatre, Birmingham - New Image Added

3rd June 2010

London Hippodrome - Two British Pathe Film Clips Added

Windmill Theatre, London - British Pathe Film Clip Added

Plaza Theatre, Lower Regent Street, London - British Pathe Film Clip and Historypin Location Added

Camberwell Palace - Historypin Location Added

2nd June 2010

Leicester Square Theatre / Odeon West End - New British Pathe Film Added

Grand Picture Theatre, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire- New Information and Images Added

1st June 2010

Royal Muncaster Theatre, Bootle, Liverpool - New Image Added

Lyric Theatre, Everton, Liverpool - New Images Added

Theatre Royal, Drury Lane - New Image Added

27th May 2010

Paddington Palace, Liverpool - New Images Added

26th May 2010

The Opera House, Workington is under threat of demolition - New Page Added

23rd May 2010

A while back I found an old Guestbook which was originally in a boarding house in Bulwell, Nottingham. The house seems to have been frequented by almost every artiste who appeared at the Olympia Bulwell during its brief revival as a live Theatre between 1949 and 1952 and is packed full of personal messages, signatures, photos, and even sketches - Major New Page Added Here

The Bulwell Olympia - Page Updated and New Information Added

20th May 2010

Adelphi Theatre, London - New Pathe Film Clip Added

Dominion Theatre, London - New Pathe Film Clip Added

Garrick Theatre, London - New Pathe Film Clip Added

19th May 2010

More British Pathe Film Clips Added to the Prince of Wales Theatre Page and all clips are now Embedded

Architect's Plans for the original Prince's Theatre / Prince of Wales Theatre, Coventry Street, London Added

15th May 2010

Ealing Theatre / Hippodrome, and Lyric Restaurant, London - New Page Added

Old Theatres Magazine, Summer Edition Details Added

14th May 2010

Grand Canal Theatre, Dublin - New Image Added

13th May 2010

Britannia Music Hall, Glasgow - New Photograph of the Auditorium Added

Tod Kingman - Error Corrected

12th May 2010

The Egyptian Hall Piccadilly - Page Updated

11th May 2010

Prince of Wales Theatre, London -Page Restructured and Many New Articles and Images Added

9th May 2010

Kilburn Town Hall / Theatre Royal - New Information and Image Added

6th May 2010

Britannia Music Hall, Glasgow - Page Updated and New Images Added

5th May 2010

The Crouch End Hippodrome / Queen's Opera House - Page Rebuilt and New Articles and Image Added

4th May 2010

Royal Osborne Theatre, Manchester - Page Updated and New Information Added

3rd May 2010

The Metropolitan Music Hall / Theatre, London - Page Rebuilt and New Articles and Information Added

30th April 2010

Empire, Croydon - More Information Added

28th April 2010

Theatre Royal / Empire, Croydon - New Information and Articles Added

27th April 2010

Jolly John Nash - New Information Added

National Picture Theatre, Hull - Page Updated

26th April 2010

Arthur Lloyd's Song Not For Joseph - Page Rebuilt and New Information and Images Added

25th April 2010

A Contemporary History of The Theatre Royal, Hawkins Street, Dublin in 1874 - New Page Added

23rd April 2010

London's West End Theatre - New Film Clips Added

Prince of Wales Theatre, London - New Images Added

22nd April 2010

Prince of Wales Theatre, London - Three Wonderful British Pathe Film Clips Added

Prince's Theatre, Bristol - New Image Added

21st April 2010

Most Images on the Site have been Watermarked - I have resisted this for 10 years but some unscrupulous people still persist in taking images from the site and using them on their own sites and blogs without asking. I have made this as unobtrusive as possible and I do hope it doesn't spoil your enjoyment of the site. Do let me know what your thoughts are, good or bad.

19th April 2010

Camberwell Theatres, Music Halls, and Cinemas - Page Completely Rebuilt with Many New Buildings Listed and Many New Articles and Images Added

17th April 2010

Arthur Lloyd's Biography - New Information Added for 1899

16th April 2010

Her Majesty's Theatre, London - New Image and Article Added

15th April 2010

Neal's New Musick Hall, Fishamble Street, Dublin - New Image Added

14th April 2010

The Oxford Music Hall / Theatre, London - Page Completely Rebuilt and Many New Articles and Images Added

Guilgud Theatre, London - New Image Added

Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London - New Image Added

12th April 2010

London Opera House / Stoll Theatre, Kingsway - Page Restructured and New Information and Images Added

11th April 2010

Windmill Theatre Publicity Photographs - Page Updated and New Image Added

Park Palace, Liverpool - Page Updated

9th April 2010

Prince of Wales Theatre, London - New Images Added

The Astoria Theatre, Charing Cross Road - New Images and Information Added

8th April 2010

Paris to Piccadilly at the Prince Of Wales Theatre, London - Complete New Programme Added

7th April 2010

Prince Of Wales Theatre, London - Page Updated and New Articles and Images Added

5th April 2010

Astoria Theatre, Old Kent Road - Many New Images and Articles Added

Holborn Restaurant Medallion - New Information Added

4th April 2010

Scala, King's Cross - New Page Added

Holborn Restaurant - New Images Added

Arthur Lloyd's Biography - New Information Added for 1897

Arthur Lloyd at the Pier Pavilion, Hastings - New Details Added

2nd April 2010

The Astoria Theatre, Charing Cross Road - New Article, Information, and Image Added

Arthur Lloyd's Biography - New Review Added for 1897

Alfred Herbert Taylor (Stage Name: Dan Rolyat) Added to Burials Page

31st March 2010

Stockport Plaza - Listing Updated

30th March 2010

Metropolitan Theatre, Edgware Road - New Article Added and Page Restructured

London Pavilion - New Information Added for 1878

Arthur Lloyd at the Town Hall, Shoreditch - New Information Added

29th March 2010

J. T. Robinson, Theatre Architect - New Page Added

Grecian Theatre, Shoreditch - New Listing Added

Charlie Gracie at the London Hippodrome - Page Updated with this year's tour dates in Britain

28th March 2010

Prompters and the Prompt Corner

26th March 2010

Alexandra Theatre / Park Theatre, Camden - Page Rebuilt and New Articles Added

25th March 2010

Arthur Lloyd's 'Nursery Rhymes' - New Song Sheet Added

24th March 2010

Isle of Man Theatres - New Page Added

23rd March 2010

Brighton Alhambra - New Images Added

21st March 2010

Electric Theatrer, Canterbury - New Listing Added

Grand Canal Theatre, Dublin - Page Updated

20th March 2010

The Lyric Theatre, Everton, Liverpool - New Image Added

17th March 2010

Duchess Theatre, Balham - New Image Added

Gaiety Theatre, Hastings - New Image Added

Canterbury Theatres - Page Updated Again

13th March 2010

Canterbury Theatres - Page Updated

12th March 2010

Windmill Theatre, London - New Image Added

Shakespeare Theatre, Liverpool - New Image Added

Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool - New Images Added

Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter - Listing Updated

11th March 2010

The Astoria Theatre, Charing Cross Road - Many Articles and Images Added

1st March 2010

Grand Theatre, Newcastle - New Short Listing Added

Grand Theatre, Byker, Newcastle - New Listing Added

28th February 2010

The Argyle Theatre, Birkenhead - 1909 Anniversary Souvenir Programme Added with an article about the history of the Theatre and many Images - Also a new 1940 Programme Added, all very kindly donated by Mrs. Maureen Shakeshaft

London Hippodrome - New Article on the Elephant Run Added

Fairfield Halls, Croydon - New Listing Added

27th February 2010

Adelphi Theatre, London - New Gerry Atkins 1958 Photograph Added towards the bottom of the page

24th February 2010

Windmill Theatre - New Gerry Atkins Photograph Added

Shakespeare Theatre, Liverpool - New Information Added

22nd February 2010

Horatio Lloyd's Autobiography - New Information and Images Added to This Section

21st February 2010

The London Hippodrome - Two 1950s Gerry Atkins Photographs Added

Charlie Gracie at the London Hippodrome - New Gerry Atkins Photograph Added

The London Coliseum - 1950s Gerry Atkins Photograph Added

Cambridge Theatre, London - 1950s Gerry Atkins Photograph Added

Aldwych Theatre - 1950s Gerry Atkins Photograph Added

Theatre Royal, Smock Alley, Dublin - New Information Added

18th February 2010

The London Trocadero - New Film Clip Added

Neptune Theatre, Liverpool - Page Updated

Burial Page Listing for Dan Crawley Updated

Richard Knill Freeman Added to Theatre Architects Page

15th February 2010

Leeds Empire - New Images Added

14th February 2010

The London Trocadero - New Information Added

13th February 2010

The London Trocadero - Old Feature Removed and New Page Built and Moved Here

Information on the latest edition of Old Theatres Magazine Added Here

9th February 2010

Empire Theatre, Southend - New Images Added

8th February 2010

Northampton Empire - New Image and Information Added

The London Pavilion - New Images Added

7th February 2010

Daly's Theatre / Warner Theatre - New Image Added for Warner Theatre

The Patagonian Theatre, Exeter 'Change / Exchange / Exeter Hall, North Strand - New Information Added

6th February 2010

Futurist Theatre, Scarborough - New Listing Added

Palladium Picture House, Scarborough - New Listing Added

5th February 2010

Arthur Lloyd's 'Pity a poor Foreigner' - New Song Sheet Added

Golders Green Hippodrome - New Image and Information Added

The Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter - New Listing Added

4th February 2010

Golders Green Hippodrome - Page Restructured and Many New Images Added

2nd February 2010

The Astoria Theatre, Charing Cross Road - New Image Added

The Abbey Theatre, Dublin - New Image Added

Nottingham Empire - New Images Added

Windmill Theatre Feature - New information on further resources added to front page

1st February 2010

The Astoria Theatre, Brighton - Major New Page Added with many Articles and Images

Tameside Hippodrome - Page Updated

30th January 2010

Exeter's Theatres - Major New Page Added with Many Articles and Images

29th January 2010

Arthur Lloyd's 'The Man At The Nore' - New Song Sheet Added

Arthur Lloyd's 'I Would I Were Lord Mayor' - New Song Sheet Added

Tunbridge Wells Opera House - New Image Added top of page

27th January 2010

National Picture Theatre, Hull - New Images and Information Added

Horatio Lloyd's Autobiography - Page Two Updated and new Image Added

26th January 2010

Euston Palace of Varieties in its guise as the Century Cinema - New Image and Information Added to bottom of page

20th January 2010

Grand Canal Theatre, Dublin - New Images and Information Added

15th January 2010

Theatre Royal, Huddersfield - New Image Added

Bradford Palace Theatre - Page Updated

Bradford Prince's Theatre - Page Updated

Bradford Alhambra Theatre - Page Updated

13th January 2010

Kingston Empire - New Article Added to bottom of listing

Frank Randle - Blue Plaque Added to bottom of page

11th January 2010

St. James's Theatre, London - Two photographs of the building in early August 1957 Added

9th January 2010

Windmill Theatre - New Image Added

St. James's Hall, Manchester - New Video Added

Ulster Hall, Belfast - New Video Added

7th January 2010

Theatre Royal, Stratford East - New Archive Recording of Mrs Shufflewick Added

Theatre Royal, Drury Lane - Page Restructured and New Article and Images Added

6th January 2010

Windmill Theatre Feature - New Image Added

Atlas and Vulcana - Added to Burials Page

3rd January 2010

Gaiety Theatre, Strand, London - New Image Added

2nd January 2010

The Patagonian Theatre, Exeter Exchange, Strand - New Page Added