Detail

Title ID 9350Collection ID980
Title[Leatherhead Repertory Theatre]
Date1969
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fiction
ThemeUrban Life
KeywordsBuilding Construction Buildings Performing Arts Theatre
Location
LocalLeatherhead
RegionalSurrey
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionJ. Parry
CameraJ. Parry
ParticipantsPrincess Margaret; Lord Snowden
Format9.5mm Colour Silent
Duration00:26:25:19
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

This film records the construction of Leatherhead's Thorndike Theatre, starting with scenes of the old theatre followed by a sponsored walk, organised to raise funds for the redevelopment. Next is shown the old Crescent Cinema being demolished to make way for the Thorndike Theatre followed by a ceremony with Dame Sybil Thorndike. Construction of the new theatre follows and then its opening night, attended by Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon.

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[Leatherhead Repertory Theatre] (1969)