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28 October 2014
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Architectural Heritage
Alhambra at night
© Courtesy of the Alhambra Theatre
The show must go on!

In 1913, Bradford's beautiful and flamboyant Alhambra Theatre was built on a desolate piece of waste ground. When first constructed, the elegance of its oriental domes and glamorous swirls rubbed shoulders with blackened industrial warehouses. The contrast symbolised the role of the theatre in people's lives: a flash of the exotic in the everyday existence of Bradford's working classes.

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