Princess Theatre, Nathan Road [1952-1973] | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

Princess Theatre, Nathan Road [1952-1973]

Current condition: 
Demolished / No longer exists
Date Place completed: 
1952-12-08
Date Place demolished: 
1973-01-01

According to Raymond's notes, the key dates are:

  • 1952. Princess Theatre opens for business on 8th December.
  • 1964. The Beatles appear here for two performances.
  • 1970. The theatre is sold to a hotel group.
  • 1973.  The theatre closes.

Later the building was demolished, and the present-day Miramar Hotel was built on the site. Today's building is also the site of the 'Princess Shopping Plaza', named after the old theatre.

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1953 QEII Coronation Parade

Princess (TST) Movie Honeymoon.jpg
Princess (TST) Movie Honeymoon.jpg, by OldTimer

Its Chinese name is 樂宮戲院