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What's on at the ABC, Nuneaton?
Here’s a nicely evocative couple of shots from the Reg Bull collection of photographs. These photos are nicely catalogued with dates, but here there’s a rather blatant clue as to ...
What's on at the Scala, Nuneaton?
According to the Nuneaton Chronicle of November 2nd 1951, you could see Robin Hood of Texas. Now, I thought I knew my myth and legend, but I don’t know this version! ...
Happy Days at Granada Bingo in Rugby
I worked at Granada Bingo from 1976 for about 10 years. We moved to the site on the corner of North Street and Everuex Way after previously being in Bank ...
Plaza Theatre, Rugby
The Plaza opened on 30th January 1933 to There Goes the Bride starring Jessie Matthews and Owen Nares, work having started on the site in May 1932. Being renamed the ...
Shakespeare Memorial Theatre Fire, 1926
After four years of the Transformation project, the Royal Shakespeare Theatre opened its doors once more in 2010 after substantial redevelopment. Much of the art deco detailing of Elisabeth Scott’s ...
The Prince of Wales Theatre in Nuneaton: Part Two
In the first part of this article I discussed the history of the Prince of Wales theatre, Nuneaton, from its opening night to its demolition. Now we shall have a ...
The Prince of Wales Theatre in Nuneaton: Part One
It has been a very theatre-friendly year, what with the 400 year anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, and having discovered this treasure at the Warwickshire County Record Office I thought it would be ...
Jessamine Victoria Bradley, Gower House School and the Loft Theatre
Jessamine Victoria Bradley was born in Derby on 25th May 1897. She was the daughter of William Edge Bradley, a clerk for the Midland Railway, and Louise Violet Squirrell, who ...
A Visit to Kenilworth Cinema in the Early 20th Century
A Mr. Cole wrote down his reminiscences of his childhood in Kenilworth and Warwickshire, around the time of the First World War. His memories of visiting the early cinema in ...
Kosy Kinema, Nuneaton
The Kosy Kinema was on Lister Street, and opened on Monday 21st March, 1932. The cinema was the brainchild of Mr. F. Roberts, who ran a furnishing firm at Queen’s ...
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