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Apollo Victoria Theatre

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: The 2,328 seat theatre opened as a cinema in 1930. In the era of 'super' cinemas, Provincial Cinematograph Theatres (PCT) invited Ernest Walmsley Lewis to submit plans to build such a cinema a stone’s throw away from Victoria Station. Designing the venue was challenging, especially due to having two major roads running either side of it. Having two frontages was considered very severe; taxi drivers were said to have nicknamed the venue 'Sing-Sing'.

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Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Bombay Dreams (2002)

 File — Box 11
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of playbills, programs, and personal items collected by Tuck throughout his many years of theater-going. The bulk of the collection represents Pittsburgh area theaters as well as London area theatres. There are personal items such as his ticket stubs from performances, phonograph records, and newspaper clippings collected by Mr. Tuck in this collection as well.Throughout Mr. Tuck’s theater-going career he saw many different types of plays, musicals, operas,...
Dates: 1951 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2005