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West End Playhouse / Empress / Falcon
New Metropole / Jimmy Logan's Metropole
313 St Georges Road

Photo c1980 courtesy Chris Doak
Opened 1913 as the West End Playhouse, seating 1300. Reopened as Empress Variety & Picture Playhouse in 1914; variety theatre with cinema showings until 1960s. Falcon Theatre from 1960; New Metropole from 1962; Jimmy Logan's Metropole from 1964. Closed 1972; demolished 1987.

May 1975

Sept 1985

Sept 1985

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