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Queen's Cinema, Uttoxeter

Photograph shows the Queen's Cinema on Queen Street being repainted by Arthur Walker. Opposite can be seen the Vine public house. The bridge joined Orme's shops.

Queen's Theatre, Burslem

Originally the building was named Queen's Hall, the town hall for Burslem. By the time the building was completed in 1911 the six towns of Stoke-on-Trent had amalgamated and had become a city. As Stoke ...

Queen's Theatre, Wedgwood Place, Burslem

The Queen's Theatre in Burslem was constructed between 1900 and 1924. It is a three storey building, four rooms wide by eight rooms deep. The front of the roof is obscured by a large decorative stone ...

Rachel Plant , governess, Stafford

Rachel Plant as governess. Rachel was the daughter of Thomas Dalton Plant of Stafford and she is seen in this Edwardian photograph with her two charges and their parents, Mr and Mrs Cundy.

Recreation Hall, Coton Hill Asylum, Stafford

The large recreation hall was used in the winter as a dance hall, cinema and theatre. Coton Hill Asylum was built in the 1850s and opened in 1854. It was originally built as an extension to the County ...

Richard III - My Kingdom For A Horse

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: ...

Roxy Cinema, Nelson Place, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This oil painting signed and dated by Don Dawson is dated 1958 and depicts Nelson Place , Newcastle-under-Lyme with the Roxy Cinema and the corner of Brunswick Street. Two red lorries are parked in front ...

Sandonia Theatre

Tudor Bingo occupying the old Sandonia Theatre. The theatre was opened in 1920, but was never a great success either as a theatre or cinema. It closed in the 1960s and became a bingo hall, before being ...

Scottish boy marionette, by Frank Rose

Marionette of young boy wearing green and blue tartan smock and green beret. Boy has red carved hair. Made by Frank Rose for the well-known puppeteer, Waldo Lanchester. Frank Rose was a former Headmaster ...

Signed photograph of Richard Hearne ( 'Mr. Pastry' )

Richard Hearne (1908-1979) was an actor and comedian. As 'Mr. Pastry' he was one of the very first television stars. This signed photograph originates from his appearance at the Theatre Royal, Hanley ...

Sleeping Beauty programme, Frobisher Hall, Swynnerton

Front cover of the programme for a performance of Sleeping Beauty performed by staff and residents at Frobisher Hall, Swynnerton during World War II. Frobisher Hall was a hostel for workers at the ...

South Walls, Stafford

This collection of pictures has been joined together to form a panoramic birds-eye view which was taken looking south from the top of the Wedgwood building, Tipping Street, Stafford. Top left on the ...

Squire marionette, by Waldo Lanchester

Marionette from the production of "No, No! A thousand times no!" Puppet wears a black jacket, black cloack with fur collar, herringbone trousers and red cravat. He holds a long cane in left hand. Made ...

Stafford Art College, Arts Ball

Group photograph taken on the occasion of Stafford Art College's Arts Ball, on the stairs at the Borough Hall, Stafford. Standing to the left in dinner jacket and bow tie is the College Principal, Mr ...

Stafford Operatic Society

A performance of Gilbert and Sullivan's comic opera, 'The Gondoliers'.

Stafford Picture House and Staff,

The Picture House opened on Bridge Street in February 1914. This photograph is dated 1924 and was taken prior to a day trip organised for staff members and their guests.

Stafford Theatre Advertisement, Novelty Cat Act

Advertisement from the Staffordshire Advertiser 1836 . ‘The night for NOVELTY will take place on THURSDAY DEC, 29, 1836 FOR THE BENNEFIT OF Mr. USHER Clown, And the last night of his engagement. When ...

Stafford Theatre Advertisement, Paganini Concert

Advertisement for a concert performed by Signor Paganini at Stafford Theatre, from the Staffordshire Advertiser 1834. Paganini (1782 – 1840) was an Italian violinist, violist, guitarist, and composer. ...