Playhouse Theatre, Stafford,

Move your pointing device over the image to zoom to detail. If using a mouse click on the image to toggle zoom.
When in zoom mode use + or - keys to adjust level of image zoom.

Date:1900 - 1910 (c.)

Description:The Playhouse Theatre in Martin Street was formerly known as The Lyceum Theatre. Built in 1792, the theatre was visited by Charles Dickens during his brief stay in Stafford in the 1840s. The building was destroyed by fire in 1912.

After the fire the theatre was repaired and used as a warehouse by J. Brookfield and Son, who produced animal feed. The building was demolished in the 1920s to make way for the County Laboratory.


Timeline

The timeline shows resources around this location over a number of years.

1680s
Stafford Viewed from Coton Hill,
Stafford Viewed from Coton Hill,

View of Stafford from the east. The churches of St. Chad's (left) and St. Mary's ...

1850s
Martin Street, Stafford,
Martin Street, Stafford,

Watercolour painting by Great Haywood born sculptor and artist Samuel Peploe Wood ...

1880s
Martin Street, Stafford
Martin Street, Stafford

View looking towards Greengate Street. On the left are the Old Blue Posts and ...

1900s
Members of Stafford Corporation,
Members of Stafford Corporation,

This photograph of Members of the Corporation outside the Borough Hall on Eastgate ...

1930s
Martin Street, Stafford
Martin Street, Stafford

View looking towards Eastgate Street. 15 Martin Street, on the right, is now ...

1950s
Queen Elizabeth II's Visit to Stafford in 1955
Queen Elizabeth II's Visit to Stafford in 1955

1980s
Weights and Measures at Work, Stafford
Weights and Measures at Work, Stafford

Some commodities such as petrol, coal, food and drink are sold by weight, measure ...

View Location

Share:

Link to this resource

Ordering:Click the button to add the item to your basket. Follow the link for further information on ordering.

Donor ref:P97.004.0210 (18/1044)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

Copyright information: Copyrights to all resources are retained by the individual rights holders. They have kindly made their collections available for non-commercial private study & educational use. Re-distribution of resources in any form is only permitted subject to strict adherence to the usage guidelines.