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01/05/1875 Alexandra Palace reopens after being burnt down

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Alexandra Palace: Restoration

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Alexandra Palace celebrates 80 years of television - BBC London News

The new Alexandra Palace contained a concert hall, art galleries, a museum, lecture hall, library, banqueting room and a large theatre. The stage of the theatre incorporated machinery which enabled special effects for the pantomimes and melodramas then popular – artists could disappear, reappear and be propelled into the air.
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