|Title ID||9350||Collection ID||980|
|Title||[Leatherhead Repertory Theatre]|
|Keywords||Building Construction Buildings Performing Arts Theatre|
|Format||9.5mm Colour Silent|
|Copyright & Access||Copyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details|
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.