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Broadway Cinema, Meir. Photographed by William Blake

View of the Broadway Cinema, just off the Broadway roundabout at Meir, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. The policeman on the bicycle is travelling in the direction of Uttoxeter Road (A50) towards Normacott. The ...

Burslem Post Office, Wedgwood Street, Burslem

This Post Office building is on Wedgwood Street close to the junction with Market Place. This building was opened in 1937 and is now known as The Old Post Office. It has been converted for small scale ...

Bust of Shakespeare, The Strand, Longton

The bust of William Shakespeare was formerly on the facade of Matthew Wardhough's theatre, which stood on this site. Matthew Wardhaugh (1813-188) was born in Whitechapel, London. He was first employed ...

Capitol Cinema, Goodson Street, Hanley.

Originally the Royal Alexandra Music Hall, then the Kings Palace Theatre, later Moore and Kennedy's Picture Hall, the Capitol Cinema stood in Goodson Street (formerly New Street) in Hanley. Built in 1892 ...

Charlie the Publican marionette, by Waldo Lanchester

Charlie the Publican marionette wearing flat cap, waistcoat, shirt and trousers with long boots. Holding a silver tankard in left hand. Made by Waldo Lanchester. Waldo Lanchester (1897-1978) was at ...

Cheapside from the Town Hall, Hanley

Taken from outside the Town Hall, this photograph is looking towards Cheapside. On the left the is the old Gaumont Cinema, previously the Regent and later The Odeon. Closed in 1989, the building is ...

Children's Annual Party, Sandon

Sandon children are pictured totally absorbed while watching one of their film heroes at a film show during the annual party held in Sandon Village Club on 7 January 1956. If you recognise anyone in the ...

Circus parade, High Street, Uttoxeter

The procession passes in front of the Cross Keys on High Street heading towards Market Place.

Construction Site for Stafford Borough Council Offices, Riverside, Stafford

This view of the site of the former Royal Brine Baths shows the ground is being prepared for the construction of the new Stafford Borough Council Offices. Just below the building site the road is South ...

Dance Macabre, The Skeleton Puppet

The skeleton is one of the puppets from the act 'Dance Macabre'. Douglas Hayward made this puppet in his workshop in Abbots Bromley. It is quite complex in its construction. Part of this act requires ...

Demonstrating part of the act "The Further Adventures of Mowgli"

Douglas Hayward and his daughter Nikki, demonstrating part of the act "The Further Adventures of Mowgli". This photograph was taken before the opening of the theatre in Abbots Bromley.

Douglas and Hazel Hayward with puppets, Staffordshire County Museum

Douglas Hayward and his wife Hazel operating puppets at the Staffordshire County Museum, Shugborough where Douglas's acts were filmed for the Staffordshire County Museum Archive in 2004. Hazel holds the ...

Douglas Hayward designing a puppet.

Douglas Hayward in the early stages of making a puppet in his workshop in Abbots Bromley.

Dutch boy marionette, by Waldo Lanchester

Marionette of Dutch boy with blonde hair and blue eyes. He wears a peaked cap, brown jacket with check and blue baggy trousers. Made by Waldo Lanchester. Waldo Lanchester (1897-1978) was at the forefront ...

Edward Knight

Actor and comedian Edward Knight (1774-1826) was born in Birmingham in 1774. He trained as an artist and worked as a sign-painter, but soon took to the stage. His first appearance was at Newcastle-under-Lyme ...

Edward Knight as 'Hodge'

Actor and comedian Edward Knight (1774-1826) was born in Birmingham in 1774. He trained as an artist and worked as a sign-painter, but soon took to the stage. His first appearance was at Newcastle-under-Lyme ...

Edward Knight as 'Ralph'

Actor and comedian Edward Knight (1774-1826) was born in Birmingham in 1774. He trained as an artist and worked as a sign-painter, but soon took to the stage. His first appearance was at Newcastle-under-Lyme ...

Eggbert marionette, by Waldo Lanchester

Marionette of character Eggbert. Has a small head and long neck and has a angry expression on face. He wears a top hat and black suit with waistcoat and bow tie. Made by Waldo Lanchester. Waldo Lanchester ...