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Scottish Theatre Archive - Name Details


Name: Alhambra Theatre , Glasgow
Dates: 1909-1971
Notes: Opened on 19 December 1910 at the corner of Waterloo Street and Wellington Street, Glasgow under the direction of Sir Alfred Butt and was acknowledged as one of the best equipped theatres in Britain, planned to accommodate 2,800 people. The final show was a concert by Cilla Black on 24 May 1969. The theatre was demolished in 1971. [See: M.H. Hay, Glasgow theatres and music halls: a guide (Glasgow, 1980)]
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