Empire Theatre

Nicolson Street


Empire Theatre, Nicolson Street, Edinburgh - 1959

  Scotsman Publications Ltd.   Click here for web site   Licensed by Scran, Photo 99988074: Scran 000-000-067-281


Empire Theatre

Mecca Casino

Bingo Hall

Here is a crowd outside the former Empire Theatre.  The photo is reported to have been published in The Scotsman or Edinburgh Evening News on March 5 1959*, but the theatre was not reported as having changed to become a Bingo Hall until 1963**.

Please click on the thumbnail image below to see more views of the Empire Theatre, and to read a little about the history of the theatre:

* Source::  Scran,                           **  Source:  Wikipedia




Archie Foley

Joppa, Edinburgh

Bingo Hall

   Empire Theatre, Nicolson Street, Edinburgh - 1959

Thank you to Archie Foley who replied:

"The Empire definitely went over to Bingo in 1963."

Archie Foley, Joppa, Edinburgh:  August 8, 2010