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Billy Kay, Former Chief Electrician at Leeds Grand Theatre (Harehills) (4 comments)
Black & White image1969. Image shows a bowler-hatted and suited gentleman waiting at a bus stop in Harehills. He is Billy Kay, former chief electrician at Leeds Grand Theatre. Prior to that he had worked at the Empire Theatre until its closure in 1961. He was known for his smart attire and always, as seen here, wore a rose in his button-hole. The photograph was taken in Roundhay Road.
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Grand Theatre 46 New Briggate (City Centre) (1 comment)
Colour imagec1990s View of the Grand Theatre at number 46 New Briggate. It opened on the 18th November 1878 with a performance of William Shakespeare's 'Much Ado about Nothing'. George Corson designed the theatre assisted by James Robertson Watson.
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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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