At the end of last week’s gripping episode, we left our intrepid reporter exploring some steam tunnels underneath a derelict swimming pool, somewhere in Glasgow:
This week, our daring adventurer returns to explore the maze:
Maze is a good word – different-sized tunnels branch off at different angles, there are doors large and small, storerooms and dead ends everywhere.
Almost crawling down one tunnel full of ballot boxes…
…our hero reaches a cubby-hole full of ancient council plans and wages books.
Through a door, a disused kitchen with a very odd set of pillars – supporting a safe, perhaps.
And off to one side, through another small door, another store of mouldy paperwork.
Retracing his steps and venturing through another set of doors, our explorer finds himself in a set of dressing rooms, beautifully clean and heated – this bit seems to be still in use.
Venturing up some stairs…
…an through a door marked “Stage Door”, our adventurer finds a stage:
The fire curtain is secured, so the only way is up:
This space, above the ceiling of the theatre, has a curving wooden floor and some risque graffiti:
Venturing down another curved set of steps:
And down to the ground floor, another corridor leads to the cells – these cells were the scene of a recent daring escape, when a prisoner managed to climb a rope dropped through a skylight by an accomplice:
Along from this, the door to the court itself, which was unfortunately locked tight: