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ERNIE99_UK
March 17th, 2008, 15:53
The odeon Bradford was oprened in 1930 and contained 3300 seats in 2 circles, stalls and private boxes. It had a wurlitzer in the stage which was 70ft wide and 45 ft deep, the beatles and other bands used to play here .

It closed for twinning in 1968 and reopened in 1969 having 1207 seats in odeon 2 and 467 in odeon 1. odeon 3 was created in the ballroom in 1988.It also had a bingo hall in the stalls installed in 1968 with a capacity of 1000.

The bingo closed in 1997 followed by the cinema in 2000. There are attempts to get it listed ongoing.

Visited with frontline81

Odeon 1:

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odeon 2:

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odeon 3:

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Foyer and ticket booth:

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Theatre bar:

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staff areas:

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Bingo:

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Thanks..

ERNIE99_UK
March 29th, 2008, 11:48
Heres a Youtube Video/slideshow of my pictures;

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9dpahg6KeLY&feature=related