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Ealing Hippodrome

  • Theatre ID
    2428
  • Built / Converted
    1899
  • Dates of use
    • 1899 - 1958
  • Current state
    Demolished
  • Current use
    Demolished
  • Address
    22 Ealing Broadway, Ealing, London, W5, England

Details

Opened as Ealing Theatre, became the Hippodrome. Closed as a cinema (Palladium) in 1958 and demolished. An interesting interior which retained the appearance of a theatre to the end. Two balconies with circular-curved fronts linked on either side of the proscenium to narrow boxes whose slender columns carried an elliptically-arched sounding board. Square proscenium with enriched architrave and tympanum over. Circular ceiling divided into eight panels. The ornament throughout had a rather Adamish flavour.


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Streetscape showing Ealing Hippodrome, London, circa 1914
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Streetscape showing Ealing Theatre, London, circa 1905
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Streetscape showing The Ealing Theatre, circa 1907
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Streetscape showing the site previously occupied by Ealing Theatre, 1993
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Façade of The Ealing Hippodrome, pre 1922
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  • Other names
    Ealing Theatre, Broadway Palladium, Palladium Cinema
  • Events
    • 1899 - 1958 Use:
    • 1899 Design/Construction: (architect unknown)
  • Capacities
    • Later: c.1930: 1260
  • Listings
    • Grade Not listed

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