London: Ilford Hippodrome

Country: England, United Kingdom
City: London
Borough: London Borough of Redbridge
Location: Ilford, Ilford Lane / High Road

Built 1909 by Frank Matcham. Opened 8 Nov 1909. 2500 seats (+ 500 standing). Dressing rooms and stage destroyed by a V2 bomb on 12 Jan 1945 during a performance, killing 1 person in the theatre (plus 15 in adjacent buildings) and injuring over 100 others. The roof collapsed two days later. Remains demolished 1957 in favour of offices and shops.

Links:, CinemaTreasures, Wikidata

London: Ilford Hippodrome Front Text: "The Ilford Hippodrome: Pantomime, 1945", signed: N. Charlesworth 1993
Reverse Text: "Drawn by Nicholas Charlesworth"
Publisher: The Badger Press, Westbury; Vaudeville Postcards
Size: Modern
Not sent.

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