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Concert Venues :: Capitol Theatre


Now Known As Capitol Cinema
Date Opened 1921
Demolished Feb. 1983
Venue Capacity 2,800
Venue URL
Venue Address 116-118 Queen Street
South Glamorgan, Wales
United Kingdom CF1 4EY

Venue Information

A great theatre which opened in 1921 and closed in 1978. The building also had a ballroom, three restaurants, a banqueting suite and a snooker room. It was taken over by Odeon Theatres in 1941 (leased) and finally purchased by the Rank Organisation in 1977.

The Capitol had many famous stars appear on its large stage, including The Beatles on 7th November 1964.

Closed on 21st January 1978 with the X-rated film "Yellow Emmanuel", it was demolished in February 1983 and the Capitol Odeon Cinemas were built on the site.

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