In 1932 one thousand fans welcomed Stan Laurel and Oliver
when they get off the train at Waverley Station. In the afternoon they left the
North British Station Hotel to walk around Edinburgh Castle.
In the evening, they appeared at the Playhouse Cinema.
1947 - The Laurels and the
Hardys arrived at the
During the week they made many daytime public appearances,
whilst every evening enjoying sell-out evenings at the Empire Theatre.
1952 - From the thousands who greeted Stan and
in 1947, the numbers
had decreased to just one hundred this time around..
Despite the poor reception, there were good houses each evening at the Edinburgh Empire Theatre.
1954 - Stan and Babe made
their fourth and final visit
They were by then pretty well exhausted, but were still able to turn in a very funny act.
To find out the full story of the FOUR visits
Laurel and Hardy made
buy a copy of the BRITISH TOURS via the BOOKSHELF link below:
EDINBURGH FESTIVAL THEATRE