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'When Burnley was Britain's theatre capital'



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A makeshift dressing room for touring Old Vic actors


'London has always been the undisputed heart of British theatre - except, that is, for two years in the 1940s, when the country's top drama, opera and ballet companies were based in Burnley.' - By Ian Youngs Arts & entertainment reporter, BBC


Did you know that during the Blitz performers and crew members from London's The Old Vic Theatre and Sadler's Wells relocated to Burnley? If not then here is a fantastic article worth a read to learn more: READ MORE

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