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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

23rd February 1983 Actress Emily Blunt was born in London.

23rd February 1982 Michael Frayn's Noises Off, premieres in London

23rd February 1981 Princess Diana moves out of her flat ahead of her announcement the following day.

23rd February 1973 Gold goes up $10 overnight to record $95 an ounce in London

23rd February 1950 Born today: Steve Priest, London, rock bassist (Sweet Hayes)

23rd February 1945 2nd Dutch govt of Gerbrandy forms in London

23rd February 1918 Magician Chung Ling Soo's Catch the Bullet With Your Teeth goes wrong and he is killed on stage.

23rd February 1910 George Bernard Shaw's Misalliance, premieres in London

23rd February 1895 Born today: Richard Goolden, London England, actor (School for Husbands)

23rd February 1886 London Times publishes world's 1st classified ad

23rd February 1817 Born today: George Watts, London, painter

23rd February 1792 Artist Sir Joshua Reynolds died in his house in Leicester Fields, London.

23rd February 1776 Born today: John Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47)

23rd February 1633 Born today: Samuel Pepys, London England, navy expert/composer (Diary, Memoirs)

Top Theatre-related places to visit in London.



The glitz, glamour, red velvet, and soggy carpets of treading the boards over the West End. While other historic buildings have been replaced or removed, lots of theatres from the Victorian period and before have been lovingly restored.

TOP 10 THEATRE RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE THEATRE SIGHTS:

11. Ghost of Actor William Terriss @ The Adelphi, The Strand, London
12. Joe Orton lived and died here @ 25 Noel Road, Islington, London
13. Oscar Wilde Statue @ Charing Cross, London
14. Lupino Lane lived here @ 32 Maida Vale, Maida Vale
15. Wood Green Empire @ High Road, Wood Green, London
16. Small Theatre, Big Heart @ 265 Camden High Street
17. Patrick Stewart's friendly Ghost @ 18 Suffolk Street
18. Thesp Alastair Sim lived here @ 8 Frognal Gardens, London
19. Comedy and Tragedy @ Gilbert Bridge, Barbican, London
20. Colonel Elliott's Magic Home @ 54 Welbeck Street, London
21. Home of Noel Coward @ 17 Gerald Road, Belgravia, London
22. The Granville Theatre @ Walham Green, Hammersmith & Fulham
23. The Pavlova Statue @ Victoria Palace, Victoria Street, London
24. A Big Night Out at the Albany @ Douglas Way. Deptford
25. The Globe Theatre @ 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside
26. Derek Jacobi lived here @ 2 Essex Road South, Leytonstone
27. Heir to Spike Milligan's Throne @ 393A High Street, Leytonstone
28. Comedy of Errors 1st Performance @ Gray's Inn Hall, South Square, Holborn
29. The Lost Zoo of Walworth @ Sullivan Road, Southwark
30. Finsbury Park Empire @ St Thomas/Prah Road, Finsbury Park, London
31. The Rose Theatre @ 21 New Globe Walk, London
32. Matinee With A Difference @ Duchess Theatre, Catherine Street
33. One hell of an Actor @ 8 Hamilton Place
34. A Theatre fit for a Baron @ 28A Comeragh Road
35. The Great Bard's Theatre @ New Inn Broadway, off Gt Eastern Street
36. Scene of the Flying Man! @ 15 Ashley Place, Westminster, London
37. Brinks Mat Bullion @ 117 Wilton Way
38. Theatre Royal Ghost @ Drury Lane, Catherine Street
39. A Puppet Barge not to be missed @ Little Venice
40. Magician David Devant lived here @ Flat 1 Ornan Court, Ornan Road, London
41. Drury Lanes Pantomime Fountain @ Catherine St , London
42. The First ever London Theatre @ 86-88 Curtain Road
43. Free Foyer Music @ Belvedere Road
44. Alec Guinness born here @ 155 Lauderdale Mansions South, Maida Vale
45. Colet Court: Home of Joseph @ Lonsdale Road, London, SW13 9JT
46. Nell of Old Drury @ 29 Catherine Street
47. The Palladium @ Argyll Street, London
48. Champagne Charlie lived here @ 136 Englefield Road, Islington, London
49. Hendon Hall @ Ashley Lane, Hendon, London
50. Clown Joseph Grimaldi lived here @ 56 Exmouth Market, Islington
51. Italia Conti Theatre Academy @ Goswell Road, Clerkenwell
52. Shakespeare, The Lodger @ Monkswell Street, London Wall, London
53. Comedian Little Tich lived here @ 93 Shirehall Park, Hendon, London
54. Punch and Judy Birthplace @ St Pauls Portico, Westminster
55. Shakespeare's Curtain Theatre @ Curtain Road, Shoreditch
56. Magician Houdini Lived Here @ 10 Keppel Street, Bloomsbury, London
57. Lepers, Beer, and Thespians @ 268-269 Tottenham Court Road
58. Sadler's Wells Theatre @ Rosebury Avenue, Islington, London
59. The Palace Theatre @ Cambridge Circus, Shaftesbury Avenue
60. Playwright Harold Pinter's Home @ 19 Thistlewaite Road, Clapton
61. Noel Coward lived here @ 111 Ebury Street, Pimlico
62. Home to a British Acting Legend @ Troy Court, Kensington High Street
63. Royal Vauxhall Tavern @ 372 Kennington Lane, Vauxhall
64. The Criterion Restaurant @ 224 Piccadilly, London
65. Wiltons Music Hall @ Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street
66. Hard as Nails & Bronson @ 188 Sheen Lane, East Sheen
67. The Savoy Hotel @ 1 Savoy Hill, Strand
68. The New London Theatre @ Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London
69. Little Angel Theatre @ 14 Dagmar Passage
70. The Hippodrome @ 1 Cranbourn Street, London
71. Trafalgar Studio's @ 14 Whitehall, City of Westminster
72. The Royal Opera House @ Covent Garden
73. A Colosseum in Watford @ Rickmansworth Road
74. Poor Lazarus Isaacs @ Tower Street, London
75. Ben Elton's School @ Stillness Junior School, Brockley Rise, Forest H
76. St Martins Theatre @ West Street, Cambridge Circus, Covent Garden
77. The Players' Theatre @ 43 King Street, Covent Garden
78. D'Oyly Carte lived here @ 2 Dartmouth Park Road, Kentish Town
79. Apollo Victoria Theatre @ 17 Wilton Rd
80. Theatre manager haunts his own. @ Theatre Royal, Stratford
81. Her Majesty's Theatre @ Haymarket, London
82. Michael Crawford's Penthouse @ St John's Wharf, Wapping
83. Regan once lived Here @ 9 Highbury Crescent
84. Magic St Georges Hall @ Langham Place, Regent Street
85. The Savoy Theatre @ Savoy Street, Westminster
86. The Shaftesbury Theatre @ 210 Shaftesbury Avenue
87. The Rivoli Ballroom @ 350 Brockley Road, Brockley, London
88. The Royal Court Theatre @ 50-51 Sloane Square, Kensington
89. Sir John Gielgud's birthplace @ 7 Gledhow Gardens, Earl's Court
90. Michael Jackson plaque @ Lyric Square, King Street, Hammersmith
91. Drama here since 1948 @ Beech Walk, Crayford
92. The Gielgud Theatre @ Shaftesbury Avenue
93. Swap Coffee for Beer Perhaps @ 3 Allington Street, Victoria
94. The Prince Edward Theatre @ Old Compton Street, Soho
95. English National Opera @ St Martin's Lane, London
96. The Apollo Theatre @ Shaftesbury Avenue