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PORTSMOUTH THEATRE ROYAL

Laurel and Hardy played PORTSMOUTH twice - 1952, and 1954.

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SOUTHSEA ROYAL BEACH HOTEL LAUREL HARDY

SOUTHSEA QUEENS HOTEL LAUREL HARDY

Stan and Ollie stayed at the ROYAL BEACH HOTEL, Southsea in 1952.

but at the QUEEN'S HOTEL, Southsea in 1954.

Stories in the book about Stan and Babe in PORTSMOUTH include the poor food they had to endure; plus Ollie's Birthday; and a touching story of how a young ventriloquist was given some sound advice by Oliver Hardy, which led to him becoming a household name and getting his own TV shows.

To find out the full details of these stories, and others covering Laurel and Hardy touring England,
Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Southern Ireland (Eire),
buy a copy of the book via the link below:

With thanks to the following websites for the photographs:

www.portsmouth.co.uk

wikipedia

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