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And beside the main Theatre an extension was added to house a small studio space called the Dixon Studio Theatre with a capacity of 100.
The Southend Palace Theatre is now a Grade II Listed building and currently has a stage depth of 16 to 18 foot 6 inches including the apron, a proscenium opening of 26 foot wide, a grid height of 51 foot, and an orchestra pit for 12 musicians.
Above - The auditorium of the Palace Theatre, Westcliff on Sea, from a programme for 'The Fol-De-Rols song and laugh show' at the Theatre in 1959 - Kindly donated by Jan Davies.
Above - The Palace Theatre, and Dixon Studio, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend in August 2009 - Photo M. Above - The Auditorium of the Palace Theatre, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend in 1990 - Courtesy Ted Bottle Above - The Palace Theatre, and Dixon Studio, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend in August 2009 - Photo M. Above - The Cliffs Pavilion, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend in August 2009 - Photo M. he Cliffs Pavilion in Station Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, which is a suburb of, and a short distance from, Southend, was opened in 1964.
Above - A photograph of the Palace Theatre, Westcliff on Sea during the run of 'Little Lambs Eat Ivy' -From a programme for 'Top Secret' at the Theatre in May 1950 - Kindly donated by Jan Davies.
Eventually the Alexandra Theatre's time came to an end when it was reconstructed and improved and reopened as the New Empire Theatre in 1894.
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The Theatre currently has a capacity of over 1,600 and is home to theatre and concerts by all the major artistes.
ou may like to visit the Theatre's own website here.
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