Royal Theatre

72 Forrest Street,
Collie, WA 6225

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Architects: Samuel B. Rosenthal

Styles: Neo-Classical

Previous Names: Theatre Royal

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Royal Theatre

Located in the coalming town of Collie. The Theatre Royal was opened on 16th September 1928 and was designed by architect Samuel Rosenthal. By 1946 it was named Royal Theatre and operated by the Goldfields Pictures Ltd. chain. They closed the Royal Theatre on 11th November 1967.

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davidcoppock on September 10, 2016 at 10:46 am

The royal Theatre closed on 11/11/1967. It was planed to turn the former theatre Building into a public library, but public opposition prevented it happening, so it was sold to R&I(Rural and Industries)bank, who buikt a new bank now called Bankwest.

LittleStephen on April 8, 2017 at 1:48 pm

As a young naughty bored boy in boring collie, I broke into the theatre royale. Nowadays it would be a treasure but then all the chairs had been stacked up and in front was a jewellry shop and Pengrays furniture. I was responsible for a lot of exploring that old theatre.across the roof inside. into the projector room. Yup I will Never forget the joy of climbing up the ladder behind the stage , across the ceiling – so high.

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