Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, with the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre on the far right
|Michael Reardon Associates
|Charles, Martin (1940-2012)
|MC A 080587
|Black and white
|Martin Charles / RIBA Collections
|Conversion of buildings ; Theatres ; Restoration
NOTES: The original gothic revival Shakespeare Memorial Theatre of 1879 was destroyed by a fire in 1926 and was replaced by Elisabeth Scott of Scott, Chesterton and Shepherd in 1932. A fire damaged shell remained, but in 1983-1986 Michael Reardon Associates created the Swan Theatre within this fire gutted shell, with a new auditorium, foyer and bars. See RIBA132204 for a colour version of this image.
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