How many seats are in the Royal Concert Hall Nottingham?
The Theatre Royal was completed in 1865, after six months of work and costing the clients the Nottingham Theatre Company, owned by lace manufacturers John and William Lambert £15,000. The Classic façade and Corinthian columns designed by Charles J. Phipps are still a major Nottingham landmark.
What are the 3 origins of Theatre?
The theatre of ancient Greece consisted of three types of drama: tragedy, comedy, and the satyr play. The origins of theatre in ancient Greece, according to Aristotle (384–322 BCE), the first theoretician of theatre, are to be found in the festivals that honoured Dionysus.
When was the Royal Concert Hall Nottingham built?
Here in Nottingham, both the Empire Theatre on South Sherwood Street in which they performed for those four weeks in Christmas 1953 and the County Hotel on Theatre Square at which they resided during the run have long been demolished.
Did Laurel and Hardy Visit Nottingham?
COUNTY HOTEL For some unknown reason, Laurel and Hardy didn’t play at the Nottingham Empire on the 1947 Tour, but did appear there on the two which followed. In 1952 they opened on the Easter Bank Holiday Monday. Then in 1953 spent the Christmas/New Year season there. They stayed at the nearby County Hotel.