Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre

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Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre
The Journal Tyne Theatre
Tyne Theatre
Newcastle Opera House
Stoll Picture House
Newcastle the journal thyne theater.jpg
Address Westgate Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
England, UK
Owner SMG Europe
Capacity 1,100
Website
http://www.millvolvotynetheatre.co.uk/

The Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre is a theatre in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. It is a Grade I listed building.[1]

It opened in 1867 as the Tyne Theatre and Opera House. In 1919 it became a cinema, the Stoll Picture House, the name which can still be seen on the building front and side. It was seriously damaged by fire in 1985, with subsequent rebuilding restoring the Victorian stage machinery.[2][1]

Since 2002 it has been operated by SMG Europe, which also owns the nearby Metro Radio Arena, and is sponsored by Volvo.

It was sponsored by The Journal newspaper during the 2000s, until January 2012.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The New Tyne Theatre, Newcastle Upon Tyne". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 28 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "The Journal Tyne Theatre, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4AG". arthurlloyd.co.uk. Retrieved 28 March 2012. 

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Coordinates: 54°58′16″N 1°37′12″W / 54.971°N 1.620°W / 54.971; -1.620