Peter Riley, The Amazing Varieties, Leeds, City Varieties Music Hall, 1997.
‘Leeds 1866-1876: Temperance and Licensing’, in Dagmar Kift, The Victorian Music Hall: culture, class and conflict, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1996, pp. 99-110.
Andrew Louden, The Famous City Varieties Music Hall, Leeds, B. Roberts, c.1955.
‘Assault by a Music Hall Proprietor’, The Era, 4 October 1874, p.4. [City Varieties].
‘A Row in a Music Hall’, The Era, 23 February 1889, p.16. [City Varieties].
‘Theatres and Music Halls’, Derek Linstrum, West Yorkshire Architects and Architecture, London, Lund Humphries, 1978, Chapter 9, pp. 269-280.
David Wilmore, Conservation Plan: Leeds City Varieties, Dacre, Theatresearch, 2007.
Paul Iles is a board member of Leeds City Varieties Music Hall.
See the Leodis collection of Leeds City Varieties Music Hall playbills here.
City Varieties reopens in summer 2011 after a £9+ million refurbishment.
MUSIC HALL. A term of reproach applied to the chosen nursery of the British drama. – John Hollingshead, Plain English, London, Chatto and Windus, 1880, p.174.