Riddel, Alexander

Cinema Collection

Libraries NI, Belfast Central Library

Theatre Collection

Libraries NI, Belfast Central Library

Belfast Central Library has approximately three thousand Irish theatre bills, programmes and other ephemeral items. These include a particularly fine collection of Theatre Royal material, but other Belfast theatres, ranging from the Alhambra to the Hippodrome are also extensively covered. A wide range of material is available on the Ulster Literary Theatre. Material from other provincial centres a ...

Alexander Riddel Collection

Libraries NI, Belfast Central Library

Alexander Riddel served in the editorial department of the "Northern Whig" for 50 years. He was the Literary Editor for some time and later Assistant Editor. He died in 1958 in his 85th year. He was also editor of the "Weekly Northern Whig", this was discontinued after the outreak of World War II. Riddel was responsible for creating its popular feature "Letters to Ulster folk at home and abroad". ...