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Britannia Theatre

188 High St
Hoxton (London) UK

Demolished 1940
Record #5573  
 Opened: 1858
 Closed: 1940
 Demolished: 1940
Capacity: 2972 seats
Architect(s): Finch Hill & Paraire
Architectural Style(s):
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Current Organ: none
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Information for this tour was contributed by Ken Roe.

Opened as a live theatre in 1858, seating was originally for 3,923. It became a full time cinema from 1923 and it was taken over by the Gaumont circuit in 1928. It was totally destroyed by bombs in 1940.



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Last featured 2002-12-27. Last edited 7/5/2004.

 
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