Crewe, Bertie

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Crewe, Bertie (c.1860–1937). Essex-born English architect. He became an important and prolific designer, responsible for over 100 theatres and music-halls as well as several early cinemas. His buildings include the New Prince's (later Shaftesbury) Theatre, London (1911), the Hippodrome, Golders Green (1910), and the first ‘super-cinema’ in England, the New Tivoli, Strand (1923—demolished 1957).

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A. S. Gray (1985)