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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
Sadler's Wells Theatre
Father of Clowns Joe Grimaldi haunts Sadlers Wells Theatre.
Location: Rosebury Avenue, Islington, London
Description: One famous haunting here, is of the great father of clowns, Joseph Grimaldi sitting in one of the boxes (which no longer exist). Still seen wearing his clown makeup, almost 200 years since his death, his head haunted the back rows of the old theatre (replaced in 1998).