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Liverpool Picturebook

A site dedicated to photographs and History of old Liverpool

  1. Bygone Liverpool

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    THEATRE ROYAL. From a drawing by E. Beattie, in the possession of Messrs. Rankin, Gilmour and Co., Ltd.
    BEFORE the erection of this theatre in Williamson Square there was a theatre in Drury Lane, which was managed with much spirit for a number of years, and to which the principal London actors came. This theatre fell into disuse on the erection of the Theatre Royal, which was opened in June 1772, on which occasion a prologue was read by George Colman, a writer of somewhat loose poems. The