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Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Architect: Charles J. Phipps

First Opened: 28th November 1867 (153 years ago)

Reopened after fire: 26th October 1880, remodelled by C.J. Phipps

Reopened: 14th October 1975, following use a television studio

Former Names: The Royal Colosseum

Website: www.glasgowtheatreroyal.org.uk Open website in new window

Telephone: 0141 332 3321 Call 0141 332 3321

Address: 282 Hope St, Glasgow, G2 3QA Show address in Google Maps (new window)

The Theatre Royal is Glasgow’s oldest surviving theatre, having first opened in 1867. Following a fire in 1879 the theatre was rebuilt to the designs of architect C.J. Phipps, and it is now the largest surviving example of his work. The Theatre Royal has been home to Scottish Opera since 1975.

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