Eccles Crown Theatre: Firefighters care for derelict constructing blaze – BBC Files

Image copyright Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service Image caption Firefighters faced challenging conditions with freezing temperatures and the building was not safe to enter Firefighters have been tackling a blaze at a derelict theatre in Salford. Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) said it had to fight the fire from outside the former…

When Scotland’s oldest working theatre became once saved

Image copyright GE Photo Image caption A major overhaul of the building originally opened in 1792 was completed four years ago The Theatre Royal in Dumfries is proud of its claim to be Scotland’s oldest working theatre.However, there have been moments when its very future was most definitely in danger.Opened in 1792, it flourished for…