SK5639 : Nottingham Playhouse, 1967

taken 50 years ago, near to Nottingham, Great Britain

Nottingham Playhouse, 1967
Nottingham Playhouse, 1967
The Playhouse was designed by Peter Moro and opened in 1963. Previously the company had used a former cinema (still there LinkExternal link ) on the corner of Goldsmith Street. If, like me, you were an A-level English student in the mid sixties, the Playhouse was the place to be: for three-and-six (17.5p), student members could see John Neville as Richard II, Judi Dench as St Joan and playing opposite Edward Woodward in "Private Lives", and a whole host of other wonderful things - one heck of an education, subsidised by an enlightened city council. This photo is taken across Wellington Circus and also shows what might have been Nottingham's first pavement cafe. A VW Beetle, a Ford Cortina and a Mini complete a real sixties scene. Compare this photograph with my 2009 picture LinkExternal link .
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SK5639, 628 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
15 April 1967   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 16 October, 2009
Category
Theatre   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 567 399 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:57.2252N 1:9.3957W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 567 399
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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