|London: Shepherd's Bush Empire|
Country: England, United Kingdom
Borough: London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham
Location: Shepherd's Bush, 56 Shepherd's Bush Green
Built 1903 by Frank Matcham for Oswald Stoll. Opened 17 Aug 1903 as a variety theatre. Closed 26 Sep 1953. 1953-1991 used as a TV studio theatre ("BBC Television Theatre"). 1993-1994 major renovations. Reopened Feb 1994 as a music venue, again named "Shepherd's Bush Empire". Later officially renamed "O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire" after a sponsor.
Links: www.academymusicgroup.com, www.arthurlloyd.co.uk, Theatres Trust, CinemaTreasures, Wikipedia
Front Text: "The Empire, Shepherd's Bush"|
Type: Divided Back
Front Text: "Bush Empire, Shepherds Bush Green", signed: N. Charlesworth 1988|
Reverse Text: "Drawn by Nicholas Charlesworth"
Publisher: The Badger Press, Westbury; Vaudeville Postcards
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