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Grand Theatre and New Briggate (City Centre)
Black & White imageUndated Postcard view showing the Grand Theatre and New Briggate.
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Grand Theatre, 46 New Briggate (City Centre)
Colour image17th December 2005. View of the Romanesque style frontage of the Grand Theatre at 46 New Brigate, designed by George Corson and built in 1878 at a cost of £62,000. The Grand Theatre is currently undergoing a £30 million transformation, which will include restoration of the Assembly Rooms next door, and a refurbishment of the auditorium. There will be a purpose built Opera Centre to provide a permanent home for Opera North. Photograph courtesy of James William Bell.
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Grand Theatre, 46 New Briggate, evening view (City Centre)
Colour imagec1990s Evening view of the Grand Theatre located at number 46 New Briggate. George Corson designed the building with European and Gothic influences contributed by his assistant James Robertson Watson. The £62,000 theatre opened on 18th November 1878 with a performance of 'Much Ado about Nothing' by William Shakespeare.
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Grand Theatre, 46 New Briggate, Evening view (City Centre) (1 comment)
Colour imagec1990s Evening view of the Grand Theatre at 46 New Briggate showing the gothic influences in the architecture. It was designed by George Corson but his assistant had travelled in Europe and contributed design features he had observed in European churches and theatres. The theatre was built over 13 months at a cost of £62,000 and opened on 18th November 1878.
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Grand Theatre, New Briggate (City Centre)
Black & White image8 June 1936 View of theatre entrance, looking down New Briggate towards junction with the Headrow. At this time the theatre is temporarily closed. It had opened in 1878, designed by George Corson. Leeds City Council bought the theatre in 1973 from Howard and Wyndhams. It is the home of English National Opera North.
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