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Memories of the Chester Royalty Theatre part III

Anton, early bandleader

royalty mozart poster
royalty theatre advert
puss in boots poster
royalty play advert

royalty advert

Top left: a programme cover from 1963.

Top centre: Anton, an early bandleader at the Royalty.

Top right: the gutted remnants of the theatre in March 2003. More demolition photograhs are on the next page..

Below that, left: George Mozart (1864–1947) tops the bill and right: a back-cover advertisment from a Chester guidebook.

Next down: a pantomime poster from the 1950s and a press clipping from the Chester Courant 1897.

Right: Dorothy Squires and Ken Dodd at the Royalty in the 1960s

On to the next page..

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