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Charles John Phipps

alias Her Majesty's Theatre, Opera House
history of the theatresupplementtechnical dataHistoric equipment

Important events

(detail)1872 | construction
Built and designed by C. J. Phipps in 1872 with the street elevation that was Venetian Gothic in style, with colourful bands of pink and grey granite, round-arched openings and deep, bracketed overhanging eaves.
(detail)1897 | alteration
Frank Matcham carried out some alterations auditorium alterations.
(detail)1909 | alteration
Frank Matcham carried out more comprehensive work, which has left us with a high-quality Edwardian Baroque interior.
(detail)1966 | closure
It ceased working as a theatre and became a bingo hall until 1998.





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