London: Balham Hippodrome

Country: England, United Kingdom
City: London
Borough: London Borough of Wandsworth
Location: Balham, 105 Balham Hill Road / Yukon Road

Built by W. G. R. Sprague for London Theatres of Varieties and Barrasford Ltd. Opened 18 Sep 1899 as "Royal Duchess Theatre" with Sidney Jones's musical comedy "The Geisha". 1268 seats. 1903 renamed "Duchess Palace Theatre", 1906 renamed "Duchess Theatre", 1909 renamed "Balham Hippodrome Theatre". Severely damaged by bombs in World War II. Remains demolished in the 1960s in favour of an apartment block (Balham Hill Estate).

Links: EUTA, CinemaTreasures, Wikidata

London: Balham Hippodrome Front Text: "Balham. - Royal Duchess Theatre", sign: "Duchess Palace"
Publisher: The Collectors' Publishing Co., London
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: [stamp and postmark removed, address illegible]

London: Balham Hippodrome Front Text: "The Balham Hippodrome, 1935", inscription on canopy: "Hippodrome"
Reverse Text: "Drawn by Nicholas Charlesworth"
Publisher: The Badger Press, Westbury; Vaudeville Postcards
Size: Modern
Not sent.

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