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Palace Theatre Club by T D W Reid
Date : 1975:28/2/75
Little Moor
Offerton Theatre and Palace Club, Little Moor. Previously this building was a cinema called the Curzon.
13550 - S/W 11
Theatre Royal by Unknown
Date : 1901:
Town Centre
The new Theatre Royal on St Petersgate, after renaming as The Grand.
14621 - S/W 11
Harold and Greta Riley by Unknown
Date : 1970:c1970
Town Centre
Harold and Greta Riley entertaining on stage.
15746 - S/W 11
Harry and Greta Riley by not known
Date : 1970:c 1970
Town Centre
Location unknown.
15747 - S/W 11
Harry and Greta Riley by not known
Date : 1960:1960s
Town Centre
Location not known. With other entertainers. Including a black face minstrel banjo player.
15748 - S/W 11
Harry and Greta Riley by not known
Date : 1960:1960s
Town Centre
Location not known. With pianist and drummer. The drummer is Mr Harold Dewhurst.
15749 - S/W 11
Harry and Greta Riley by not known
Date : 1960:1960s
Cheshire/Other
Location not known. With other entertainers.
15750 - S/W 11
Harry and Greta Riley by not known
Date : 1940:1940s
Town Centre
Location not known. "T'other Mother Riley"
15751 - S/W 11
Harry Riley by not known
Date : 1940:1940s
Town Centre
Location not known. Born 1901. T'other Mother Riley.
15752 - S/W 11
Harry and Greta Riley by not known
Date : 1940:1940s
Town Centre
Location not known. T'other Mother Riley.
15753 - S/W 11
Harry Riley by not known
Date : 1940:1940s
Town Centre
Location not known. Born 1901. Lived at 31 Greek Street. Music hall artiste, stage manager at the Hippodrome in the 1920s.
15754 - S/W 11
Dunoon Sisters by not known
Date : 1929:1929
Town Centre
Greta (later Greta Riley), her mother and her sister Cath. Location not known.
15755 - S/W 11
Dunoon Sisters by not known
Date : 1929:1929
Town Centre
Greta (later Greta Riley) with her mother and her sister Cath. Location not known.
15756 - S/W 11
Dunoon Sisters by not known
Date : 1929:1929
Town Centre
Greta (later Greta Riley) and her sister Cath. Location not known.
15757 - S/W 11
Dunoon Sisters by not known
Date : 1929:1929
Cheshire/Other
Greta, (later Greta Riley) one of the Dunoon Sisters. Location not known.
15758 - S/W 11
Dunoon Sisters by not known
Date : 1928:1928
Town Centre
Greta, (later Greta Riley) her sister Cath. Location not known. Photo inscribed on back "26/12/1928 To Uncle and Aunty from Cath and Greta".
15759 - S/W 11
Hippodrome by Unknown
Date : 1930:circa 1930
Town Centre
The staff of the Hippodrome. Mr Harry Riley, stage manager, on the right in front row. 28 all male staff.
15760 - S/W 11
Vesta Victoria by not known
Date : 1929:1929
Town Centre
Music Hall Artiste.
15761 - S/W 11
R Dagmar by not known
Date : 1929:c 1929
Cheshire/Other
Location not known. White face clown - music hall artiste.
15762 - S/W 11
Greta Riley by C B Owen
Date : 1931:1931
Town Centre
Greta, later wife of Harry Riley. Original photo lent by Harry Riley (Robb & Dobb). Greta formed part of the act "The Dunoon Sisters". Harry lived at 31 Greek Street, Stockport.
15763 - S/W 11
May Thorne by not known
Date : 1929:circa 1929
Town Centre
Music Hall artiste, from photo lent by Harry Riley (Robb and Dobb) who lived at 31 Greek Street, Stockport. Location where photo taken and link between artiste and Stockport not known.
15764 - S/W 11
Gertie Citana by not known
Date : 1929:circa 1929
Town Centre
Music Hall artiste, from photo lent by Harry Riley (Robb and Dobb) who lived at 31 Greek Street, Stockport. Location where photo taken and link between artiste and Stockport not known.
15765 - S/W 11
Betty by not known
Date : 1929:circa 1929
Town Centre
Music Hall artiste, from photo lent by Harry Riley (Robb and Dobb) who lived at 31 Greek Street, Stockport. Location where photo taken and link between artiste and Stockport not known. Inscription ...
15766 - S/W 11
Unknown Music Hall Artiste by not known
Date : 1930:1930
Town Centre
Music Hall artiste, from photo lent by Harry Riley (Robb and Dobb) who lived at 31 Greek Street, Stockport. Location where photo taken and link between artiste and Stockport not known. Artiste's na...
15767 - S/W 11
Gertie Gordon by not known
Date : 1918:c1918
Town Centre
Music Hall artiste, from photo lent by Harry Riley (Robb and Dobb) who lived at 31 Greek Street, Stockport. Location where photo taken and link between artiste and Stockport not known. "Ideal Princ...
15768 - S/W 11
Quilbecq by not known
Date : 1918:1918
Town Centre
Music Hall artiste, father of Greta, wife of Harry Riley - from photo lent by Harry Riley (Robb and Dobb) who lived at 31 Greek Street, Stockport.
15769 - S/W 11
Ted Lune by not known
Date : :no date
Town Centre
Comedian, artiste, from photo lent by Harry Riley (Robb and Dobb) who lived at 31 Greek Street, Stockport. Location where photo taken and link between artiste and Stockport not known. Played Privat...
15770 - S/W 11
Harald Robson by not known
Date : 1917:1917
Town Centre
Concertina player - music hall artiste, from photo lent by Harry Riley (Robb and Dobb) who lived at 31 Greek Street, Stockport. Location where photo taken and link between artiste and Stockport not...
15771 - S/W 11
Rene Rice by Dobson
Date : 1918:c1918
Town Centre
Music Hall artiste, from photo lent by Harry Riley (Robb and Dobb) who lived at 31 Greek Street, Stockport. Location where photo taken and link between artiste and Stockport not known.
15772 - S/W 11
Williams and O'Hara by not known
Date : :no date
Town Centre
Music Hall artistes, from photo lent by Harry Riley (Robb and Dobb) who lived at 31 Greek Street, Stockport. Location where photo taken and link between artistes and Stockport not known.
15773 - S/W 11
Chris and Sybil by not known
Date : 1918:1918
Town Centre
From photo lent by Harry Riley (Robb and Dobb) who lived at 31 Greek Street, Stockport. Location where photo taken and link between artistes and Stockport not known.
15774 - S/W 11
Florrie Forde by not known
Date : 1918:1918
Town Centre
Music Hall artiste, from photo lent by Harry Riley (Robb and Dobb) who lived at 31 Greek Street, Stockport. Location where photo taken and link between artiste and Stockport not known.
15775 - S/W 11
The Astrals by Chidley
Date : 1925:1925
Town Centre
Music Hall artistes, from photo lent by Harry Riley (Robb and Dobb) who lived at 31 Greek Street, Stockport. Location where photo taken and link between artistes and Stockport not known. The harleq...
15776 - S/W 11
Les 3 Rozellas by not known
Date : 1925:c1925
Town Centre
Music Hall acrobats, from photo lent by Harry Riley (Robb and Dobb) who lived at 31 Greek Street, Stockport. Location where photo taken and link between artistes and Stockport not known.
15777 - S/W 11
Horsburgh Brothers (Alex and Archie) by not known
Date : 1938:1938
Town Centre
Music Hall artistes, from photo lent by Harry Riley (Robb and Dobb) who lived at 31 Greek Street, Stockport. Location where photo taken and link between artistes and Stockport not known.
15778 - S/W 11
Unknown Music Hall Artiste by not known
Date : 1918:c1918
Town Centre
Music Hall artiste, violinist, from photo lent by Harry Riley (Robb and Dobb) who lived at 31 Greek Street, Stockport. Location where photo taken and link between artiste and Stockport not known.
15779 - S/W 11
Daisy Griff by not known
Date : 1918:c1918
Town Centre
Music Hall artiste, from photo lent by Harry Riley (Robb and Dobb) who lived at 31 Greek Street, Stockport. Location where photo taken and link between artiste and Stockport not known.
15780 - S/W 11
The Three Royces by not known
Date : 1935:c1935
Town Centre
Australian Speciality Act. Music Hall Artistes, from photo lent by Harry Riley (Robb and Dobb) who lived at 31 Greek Street, Stockport. Location where photo taken and link between artistes and Stoc...
15781 - S/W 11
Murray, Escapologist by not known
Date : :no date
Town Centre
Music Hall artiste, from photo lent by Harry Riley (Robb and Dobb) who lived at 31 Greek Street, Stockport. Hanging upside down in a straight jacket at C Bower and Sons, Park St, Stockport. Austral...
15782 - S/W 11
Terry Wilson by not known
Date : 1930:1930's
Town Centre
Music Hall artiste, from photo lent by Harry Riley (Robb and Dobb) who lived at 31 Greek Street, Stockport. Location where photo taken and link between artiste and Stockport not known.
15783 - S/W 11
Unknown Music Hall Artistes by S. Georges
Date : 1930:1930s
Town Centre
Music Hall artistes, from photo lent by Harry Riley (Robb and Dobb) who lived at 31 Greek Street, Stockport. Location where photo taken and link between artiste and Stockport not known. Four negro ...
15784 - S/W 11
Ethel and Jimmy Clark by Tom Hayter
Date : 1930:1930s
Town Centre
Music Hall artistes, from photo lent by Harry Riley (Robb and Dobb) who lived at 31 Greek Street, Stockport. Location where photo taken and link between artistes and Stockport not known. Man and wo...
15785 - S/W 11
Trio Kalmar by not known
Date : 1930:1930s
Town Centre
Music Hall artistes, acrobats from Holland, from photo lent by Harry Riley (Robb and Dobb) who lived at 31 Greek Street, Stockport. Location where photo taken and link between artistes and Stockpor...
15786 - S/W 11
Ben George by not known
Date : 1929:1929
Town Centre
Music Hall artiste, from photo lent by Harry Riley (Robb and Dobb) who lived at 31 Greek Street, Stockport. Location where photo taken and link between artiste and Stockport not known.
15787 - S/W 11
Unknown Music Hall Artiste by not known
Date : 1929:c1929
Town Centre
Music Hall artiste, from photo lent by Harry Riley (Robb and Dobb) who lived at 31 Greek Street, Stockport. Location where photo taken and link between artiste and Stockport not known.
15788 - S/W 11
Ted Lune by not known
Date : 1960:1960
Town Centre
Comedian, from photo lent by Harry Riley (Robb and Dobb) who lived at 31 Greek Street, Stockport. Location where photo taken and link between artiste and Stockport not known. Ted Lune played Privat...
15789 - S/W 11
Bud Flanagan by Dobson
Date : 1929:1929
Town Centre
Music Hall artiste, from photo lent by Harry Riley (Robb and Dobb) who lived at 31 Greek Street, Stockport. Location where photo taken and link between artiste and Stockport not known. Real name Ch...
15790 - S/W 11
Jean, A Music Hall Artiste by not known
Date : 1929:c1929
Town Centre
Music Hall artiste, from photo lent by Harry Riley (Robb and Dobb) who lived at 31 Greek Street, Stockport. Location where photo taken and link between artiste and Stockport not known.
15791 - S/W 11
Three Valeros (Mr & Mrs Howard & Gloria) by not known
Date : 1931:1931
Town Centre
Music Hall artistes, from photo lent by Harry Riley (Robb and Dobb) who lived at 31 Greek Street, Stockport. Location where photo taken and link between artistes and Stockport not known.
15792 - S/W 11
Unknown Music Hall Artiste by not known
Date : 1929:c1929
Town Centre
Music Hall artiste, from photo lent by Harry Riley (Robb and Dobb) who lived at 31 Greek Street, Stockport. Location where photo taken and link between artiste and Stockport not known.
15793 - S/W 11
Theatre Royal, St Peter's Square by not known
Date : 1923:1923
Town Centre
Postcard advert for play with four scenes portrayed. Monday 26th Feb 1923 for 6 nights at Theatre Royal, Stockport, A ROYAL DIVORCE by W G Wills and G G Collingham. W W Kelly's London Company. Edit...
15794 - S/W 11
Theatre Royal, St Peter's Square by not known
Date : :no date
Town Centre
Playbill - 6 nights from 6th September twice nightly, tickets 6d to 2s 6d (2.5p to 12.5p). Billy Russell, Dorothy Livesey, Bebe Norma, Robb and Dobb (T'other Mother Riley), Jack E Raymond, Two Maxe...
15795 - S/W 11
Hippodrome Theatre by not known
Date : :no date
Town Centre
Newspaper clipping from 1965 reporting the closure of the Royalty Theatre 35 years ago, to become a cinema (The Astor), and memories of Harold Riley, its last manager. Harold lived on Greek Street,...
15796 - S/W 11
Theatre Royal, St Peter's Square by not known
Date : 1950:c1950
Town Centre
Press cutting with image of theatre.
19630 - S/W 11
Astor Picture Palace by H. Lees
Date : 1960:
Town Centre
The Empire Theatre on St Petersgate during use as the Astor Cinema. This is obviously a rear exit on High Bank Side.
2147 - S/W 11
Astor Picture Palace by Unknown
Date : 1965:
Town Centre
The Astor, formerly the Empire Theatre and Hippodrome prior to demolition. The building was burnt out on 2 March 1960.
2148 - S/W 11
Astor Picture Palace by Stockport Advertiser
Date : 1965:
Town Centre
The Astor, formerly the Empire Theatre and Hippodrome, prior to demolition. The building was burnt out on 3 March 1960
2149 - S/W 11
Astor Picture Palace by Stockport Advertiser
Date : 1965:
Town Centre
The remains of a Projector in the Astor Picture Palace prior to demolition.
2150 - S/W 11
Astor Picture Palace by Stockport Advertiser
Date : 1965:
Town Centre
Stairway in the burnt out remains of the Astor Picture Palace.
2151 - S/W 11
Astor Picture Palace by Stockport Advertiser
Date : 1965:
Town Centre
View over Merseyway from the burnt out remains of the Astor Picture Palace.
2152 - S/W 11
Astor Picture Palace by Stockport Advertiser
Date : 1965:
Town Centre
The stage of the Astor Picture Palace after fire. The safety curtain and boxes can be seen.
2153 - S/W 11
Astor Picture Palace by Stockport Advertiser
Date : 1965:
Town Centre
The burnt out auditorium of the Astor Picture Palace.
2154 - S/W 11
Astor Picture Palace by Stockport Advertiser
Date : 1965:
Town Centre
The burnt out remains of the circle in the Astor Picture Palace.
2155 - S/W 11
Astor Picture Palace by Unknown
Date : 1952:March
Town Centre
The Empire Theatre, St Petersgate during its use as the Astor Picture Palace.
2156 - S/W 11
Astor Picture Palace by Unknown
Date : 1965:
Town Centre
Astor Picture Palace partly demolished after fire in 1960.
2157 - S/W 11
Astor Picture Palace by Unknown
Date : 1965:
Town Centre
Part demolished balcony of the Astor Picture Palace. The remains of the projector box can be seen to the right of the picture.
2158 - S/W 11
Theatre Royal by Unknown
Date : 1960:
Town Centre
The stage door of the Theatre Royal.
2161 - S/W 11
Theatre Royal by T S Parkinson
Date : 1959:
Town Centre
The front elevation of the Theatre Royal on St Petersgate after closure as a theatre.
2162 - S/W 11
Theatre Royal by H. Lees
Date : 1962:October 21st
Town Centre
Work being done on the demolition of the Theatre Royal, St Petersgate.
2163 - S/W 11
Theatre Royal, St Peters Square by not known
Date : 1901:1901
Town Centre
Oblique view of front of theatre, when it was called The Grand. Egerton Arms pub on right. 1869: Theatre Royal. 1880 Grand. 1904 demolished and rebuilt- 1905 Empire. 1915 Hippodrome. 1951 Astor. ...
22400 - S/W 11
Theatre Royal, St Peter's Square by not known
Date : 1952:1952
Town Centre
Staff outing - group at side of coach. 19 ladies in warm coats.
24608 - S/W 11
Theatre Royal, St Peter's Square by not known
Date : 1952:1952
Town Centre
Staff outing - group of 12 men at side of coach - the ladies are in the coach. John Ireland, far left. Middle with cap - Harry Kivell. 5th from left - Reg Rutter. 3rd from right - Fred Robinson.
24609 - S/W 11
Theatre Royal by not known
Date : 1952:1952-53
Town Centre
St Petersgate. Staff outing. Theatre staff standing besides coach outside the theatre. The theatre closed in 1957 and it was demolished. Man at far left is Harry Murch (front of house/spotlight), m...
24610 - S/W 11
Theatre Royal by not known
Date : 1920:1920s
Town Centre
Theatre staff. Sixteen men in front of backdrop.
25574 - S/W 11
Theatre Royal by not known
Date : 1902:1902
Town Centre
St Petersgate. Oblique front view. A horse-drawn double decker tram at left.
29432 - S/W 11
Astor Cinema by not known
Date : 1965:1965
Town Centre
Formerly Empire Theatre. St Petersgate/High Street. The rear of the building.
30244 - S/W 11
Astor Cinema by not known
Date : 1962:Oct 1962
Town Centre
St Petersgate. The rear of the building, formerly the Empire Theatre.
30720 - S/W 11
Astor Cinema by not known
Date : 1965:1965
Town Centre
The front of the building with small canopy. Film showing "A Bucket of Blood". The Egerton Arms pub is on the right.On the site of the New Theatre Royal, later the Grand, demolished 1904. This buil...
31790 - S/W 11
Garrick Theatre by not known
Date : 1989:August 1989
Town Centre
Wellington Road South/Exchange Street corner. Stockport railway viaduct in the background.
32641 - S/W 11
Theatre Royal by not known
Date : 1920:circa 1920
Town Centre
Front of building. Electric double deck tram number 270 approached along St Petersgate.
33194 - S/W 11
Theatre Royal by G. C. Warren
Date : 1960:May 1960
Town Centre
Front of building. On the left Imperial Hotel (pub), on the right Prudential Buildings. Notice on front "To Be Sold". The canopy has a banner for the Stockport Municipal Elections- Vote Conservativ...
34034 - S/W 11
Theatre Royal by not known
Date : :not known
Town Centre
An image of the building predating the Theatre Royal, on St Petersgate. This was the Temperance Hall, later the People's Opera House, destroyed by fire 26/8/1887. The Theatre Royal replaced it on t...
36740 - S/W 11
Theatre Royal by not known
Date : 1880:before 1887
Town Centre
The building formerly on the site of the Theatre Royal - the Temperance Hall, later the People's Opera House, destroyed by fire 26/8/1887. This is the same image as 36740 (which was taken from the ...
36773 - S/W 11
Casey's Court by not known
Date : 1906:1906
Town Centre
A publicity photograph. Connection with Stockport not known. A touring entertainment group known as Casey's Court, led by Will Murray. In 1906 - and included in the image- Charles Chaplin played wi...
37513 - S/W 11
Theatre Royal by not known
Date : 1920:1920s
Town Centre
Theatre staff. Sixteen men in front of backdrop. The man at the back - the highest head to be seen - is Charlie Denville, the son of one of the theatre owners.
44772 - S/W 11
Theatre Royal by J. F. Richardson
Date : 1962:Summer 1962
Town Centre
St Petersgate. Theatre stage during building demolition.
46509 - S/W 11
Theatre Royal by J. F. Richardson
Date : 1962:Summer 1962
Town Centre
The stage area during demolition of the building.
46661 - S/W 11
Theatre Royal by J. F. Richardson
Date : 1962:Summer 1962
Town Centre
Interior of theatre during demolition. The view from the stage.
46770 - S/W 11
Theatre Royal by J. F. Richardson
Date : 1962:Summer 1962
Town Centre
The stage area during demolition of the building. This image is blurred by camera shake in the low lighting but shows one of the "boxes" on the left of the stage.
46802 - S/W 11
Theatre Royal by E. Wilkinson
Date : 1960:1960s
Town Centre
Low quality image (photocopy or dot matrix computer print?). Front of theatre.
48308 - S/W 11
Theatre Royal by E. Wilkinson
Date : 1960:1960s
Town Centre
Low quality image of front of building (from photocopy or dot matrix computer print). Theatre has sign "Reddish Demolition Co".
48309 - S/W 11
Theatre Royal by not known
Date : 1960:1960s
Town Centre
St Petersgate. External view of the demolition, mostly complete. The front entrance doors remain. The Imperial pub is to the left.
50430 - S/W 11
Theatre Royal by not known
Date : 1960:1960s
Town Centre
St Petersgate. External oblique view during the demolition - the entrance doors remain. The Imperial pub is to the left.
50431 - S/W 11
Theatre Adverts from Stockport Express by not known
Date : 1827:1827
Town Centre
The press ad refers merely to "Theatre Stockport" with no address. One act involves the demonstration of Nitrous Oxide. Stage Manager named as Charles Thornhill.
51746 - S/W 11
Theatre Royal by Unknown
Date : 1962:
Town Centre
The Theatre Royal prior to demolition.
5449 - S/W 11

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