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THE BURNLEY EMPIRE THEATRE | Beauty Bellezza Beauté


The Empire Theatre in Burnley, UK. The Empire Theatre in Burnley opened in 1894 with seats for 1,935 and hosted acts from around the world. Photos (1 to 6): Mark Smith.

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4 comments on “THE BURNLEY EMPIRE THEATRE | Beauty Bellezza Beauté

  1. beetleypete
    02/19/2017

    You think someone would revive that sad building. Such history, and an opportunity going to waste too.
    Best wishes, Pete. x

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  2. Kaffee Tante
    02/20/2017

    This summer I re-read th classic novel ‘Lost Empires’ by J.B. Priestley. The novel’s as much a coming of age story as a look at the lives of theater folk who traveled the Empire circuit just before World War One, I recommend it to anyone who’s nostalgic about old theaters!

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