Penny theatre

Popular form of entertainment in the poorer areas of Victorian cities.


18th-century ghost show developed by the impresario Paul de Philipsthal, also known as Philidor.

Capitol Theatre, Manchester

Former cinema in Didsbury, Manchester, used as television studios by ITV contractor ABC from 1956 to 1968.

Alhambra Theatre, Manchester

Former theatre in Higher Openshaw, Manchester, England designed by the architect H. A, Turner. Intended for use as a music hall, it was opened in 1910 as part of the H. D. Moorhouse Theatre Circuit.