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Nelson Place, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Nelson Place was created to provide a central point at which six roads met. Here the small ornate roundabout is pictured, that was the fore runner of the substantial fountains roundabout. The flowers ...

Nelson Place, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This part of Newcastle was originally a marsh that was drained during the 18th century to create new land on which to build. Nelson Place was created to provide a central point at which six roads met. ...

Nelson Place, Newcastle-under-Lyme

A view of Nelson Place taken from Queen's Gardens. The Gardens, seen here in the foreground, were laid out in 1897 on land that had been bought by public subscription, in order to celebrate Queen Victoria's ...

New Odeon Luxe Cinema, Riverside, Stafford

View across the River Sow to the entrance of the 6-screen Odeon Luxe cinema, which had been opened less than six months when this photograph was taken. The entrance lobby with ticket sales, bar and waiting ...

New Odeon Luxe under construction, Stafford

View of the 'Riverside Development' along the River Sow in Stafford, showing the new 6-screen Odeon Luxe cinema during construction. It would open later that same year.

Odeon Cinema, Stafford

Photograph showing Odeon Cinema advertising the film 'A Folly to be Wise', directed by Frank Launder, starring Alastair Sim, Elizabeth Allen, Ronald Culver, Edward Chapman and Martita Hunt. Odeon ...

Odeon Cinema, Stafford

A view of the Odeon Cinema on the corner of the Green and Newport Road, which was opened by the Earl and Countess of Shrewsbury in 1936. The opening gala was concluded with a showing of Charlie Chaplin's ...

Operetta programme cover, Uttoxeter

Programme for a performance of 'Papageno', an operetta based on Mozart's 'The Magic Flute', performed by pupils of Uttoxeter High School. The main caharacters were played by: Gwyneth Higginson (Papageno), ...

Ophelia

Lithograph print by Alistair Grant (1925-1997). One of a number of prints commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company at Stratford-upon-Avon as designs for posters advertising their productions. Dimensions: ...

Palace Cinema, George Street, Tamworth

The Palace Cinema pictured here was actually the second Palace Cinema in George Street. The first had been on a side close to Common Lane, it being replaced by the pictured one in 1936. The Palace ...

Palace Cinema, George Street, Tamworth

The North Staffordshire Territorial Band are seen here promoting a First World War film, outside the Palace Cinema. Colonel Wolferstan is pictured in civvies, with the manager of the cinema, Mr Emery, ...

Parliament Row, Hanley.

This scene shows a billposter outside Woolworth & Co. Ltd around the late fifties or early sixties. The poster advertises the play 'Subway in the Sky', which was showing at the Odeon cinema where Frederick ...

Pavilion Cinema, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Alderman Robert Beresford is pictured here during his Mayoral year, standing outside his cinema. He is possibly inspecting the tram lines. Beresford owned two cinemas, opening the Pavilion Cinema in 1922 ...

Performance Advertisement, New Stafford Theatre

Advertisement for two plays preformed in the fist year of the New Stafford Theatre in 1792 , The Comedy 'The Jealous Wife' and a musical entertainment 'The Farmer'.

Piccadilly, Hanley

The camera is looking northwards up Piccadilly towards Stafford Street from the Pall Mall crossroads. On the right hand side, the Gaumont cinema started life in 1929 as the Regent, became the Gaumont ...

Playhouse Theatre, Stafford,

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 ...

Plaza Cinema, King Street, Fenton

The Plaza stood on the corner of Pak Lane and King Street. Parts of the building still stand and operate as a snooker hall. The Plaza started life in 1910 as one of George Barber's Picture Palaces, one ...

Plaza Cinema, Rugeley

Mr. Hudson and the projectionist Chris Ingram at the Plaza Cinema, Horsefair, Rugeley. The Plaza closed in 1996 and has been converted into a public house. A rugeley Times photograph (courtesy of ...