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The London Riots Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

22nd August 1945 Noel Coward's revue Sigh no More, premieres in London.

22nd August 1937 Born today: Max Hebditch, director (Museum of London)

22nd August 1925 Actress Honor Blackman (Pussy Galore-Goldfinger) was born today in Plaistow, East London.go to related location

22nd August 1916 Born today: John Slater, London England, actor (Deadlock, Cartel, Devil's Pass)

22nd August 1866 George Shillibeer, pioneer of London's 1st bus service, dies

22nd August 1620 Oliver Cromwell married Elizabeth Bourchier at St Giles-without-Cripplegate.go to related location

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. The Pavlova Statue @ Victoria Palace, Victoria Street, London
12. Mrs Hendersons Windmill Theatre @ 17 - 19 Great Windmill Street, London
13. Theatre Royal Ghost @ Drury Lane, Catherine Street
14. Magician David Devant lived here @ Flat 1 Ornan Court, Ornan Road, London
15. Comedy of Errors 1st Performance @ Gray's Inn Hall, South Square, Holborn
16. Comedian Little Tich lived here @ 93 Shirehall Park, Hendon, London
17. Cooper always won them over @ Forest Road, Walthamstow
18. The Palace Theatre @ Cambridge Circus, Shaftesbury Avenue
19. One hell of an Actor @ 8 Hamilton Place
20. Scene of the Flying Man! @ 15 Ashley Place, Westminster, London
21. Home to a British Acting Legend @ Troy Court, Kensington High Street
22. Thesp Alastair Sim lived here @ 8 Frognal Gardens, London
23. Wiltons Music Hall @ Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street
24. Home of Noel Coward @ 17 Gerald Road, Belgravia, London
25. Fortune Street Park @ Fortune Street, Barbican, London
26. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
27. Brinks Mat Bullion @ 117 Wilton Way
28. The Lost Zoo of Walworth @ Sullivan Road, Southwark
29. Punch and Judy Birthplace @ St Pauls Portico, Westminster
30. Heir to Spike Milligan's Throne @ 393A High Street, Leytonstone
31. Comedy and Tragedy @ Gilbert Bridge, Barbican, London
32. The First ever London Theatre @ 86-88 Curtain Road
33. A Big Night Out at the Albany @ Douglas Way. Deptford
34. Patrick Stewart's friendly Ghost @ 18 Suffolk Street
35. The Granville Theatre @ Walham Green, Hammersmith & Fulham
36. Matinee With A Difference @ Duchess Theatre, Catherine Street
37. Hard as Nails & Bronson @ 188 Sheen Lane, East Sheen
38. Drury Lanes Pantomime Fountain @ Catherine St , London
39. Nell of Old Drury @ 29 Catherine Street
40. Small Theatre, Big Heart @ 265 Camden High Street
41. The Great Bard's Theatre @ New Inn Broadway, off Gt Eastern Street
42. Ben Elton's School @ Stillness Junior School, Brockley Rise, Forest H
43. Meeting of The Damned @ Fairfield Halls, Park Lane, Croydon
44. Hendon Hall @ Ashley Lane, Hendon, London
45. The Rivoli Ballroom @ 350 Brockley Road, Brockley, London
46. Theatre manager haunts his own. @ Theatre Royal, Stratford
47. The Globe Theatre @ 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside
48. Shakespeare, The Lodger @ Monkswell Street, London Wall, London
49. Her Majesty's Theatre @ Haymarket, London
50. Magic St Georges Hall @ Langham Place, Regent Street
51. Free Foyer Music @ Belvedere Road
52. Alec Guinness born here @ 155 Lauderdale Mansions South, Maida Vale
53. Sadler's Wells Theatre @ Rosebury Avenue, Islington, London
54. Poor Lazarus Isaacs @ Tower Street, London
55. The Savoy Hotel @ 1 Savoy Hill, Strand
56. Regan once lived Here @ 9 Highbury Crescent
57. Colonel Elliott's Magic Home @ 54 Welbeck Street, London
58. The Palladium @ Argyll Street, London
59. The Royal Opera House @ Covent Garden
60. Shakespeare's Curtain Theatre @ Curtain Road, Shoreditch
61. Michael Crawford's Penthouse @ St John's Wharf, Wapping
62. D'Oyly Carte lived here @ 2 Dartmouth Park Road, Kentish Town
63. The Shaftesbury Theatre @ 210 Shaftesbury Avenue
64. Noel Coward lived here @ 111 Ebury Street, Pimlico
65. St Martins Theatre @ West Street, Cambridge Circus, Covent Garden
66. The Rose Theatre @ 21 New Globe Walk, London
67. Champagne Charlie lived here @ 136 Englefield Road, Islington, London
68. Magician Houdini Lived Here @ 10 Keppel Street, Bloomsbury, London
69. The Players' Theatre @ 43 King Street, Covent Garden
70. Sir John Gielgud's birthplace @ 7 Gledhow Gardens, Earl's Court
71. A Colosseum in Watford @ Rickmansworth Road
72. A Puppet Barge not to be missed @ Little Venice
73. Derek Jacobi lived here @ 2 Essex Road South, Leytonstone
74. The Gielgud Theatre @ Shaftesbury Avenue
75. Lilian Baylis lived here @ 27 Stockwell Park Road, Stockwell
76. Royal Vauxhall Tavern @ 372 Kennington Lane, Vauxhall
77. The Criterion Restaurant @ 224 Piccadilly, London
78. Italia Conti Theatre Academy @ Goswell Road, Clerkenwell
79. The Hippodrome @ 1 Cranbourn Street, London
80. The Prince Edward Theatre @ Old Compton Street, Soho
81. Michael Jackson plaque @ Lyric Square, King Street, Hammersmith
82. Lepers, Beer, and Thespians @ 268-269 Tottenham Court Road
83. The New London Theatre @ Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London
84. Playwright Harold Pinter's Home @ 19 Thistlewaite Road, Clapton
85. The Pigalle Club @ 215-217 Piccadilly, St James
86. Little Angel Theatre @ 14 Dagmar Passage
87. Swap Coffee for Beer Perhaps @ 3 Allington Street, Victoria
88. Colet Court: Home of Joseph @ Lonsdale Road, London, SW13 9JT
89. The Apollo Theatre @ Shaftesbury Avenue
90. Lupino Lane lived here @ 32 Maida Vale, Maida Vale
91. The Lyceum Theatre @ Wellington Street, Covent Garden
92. The Royal Court Theatre @ 50-51 Sloane Square, Kensington
93. Apollo Victoria Theatre @ 17 Wilton Rd
94. Clown Joseph Grimaldi lived here @ 56 Exmouth Market, Islington
95. English National Opera @ St Martin's Lane, London
96. The Savoy Theatre @ Savoy Street, Westminster
97. Drama here since 1948 @ Beech Walk, Crayford
98. Rudolf Steiner Hall @ 35 Park Road, Marylebone
99. A Theatre fit for a Baron @ 28A Comeragh Road
100. Trafalgar Studio's @ 14 Whitehall, City of Westminster
101. Martita Hunt's Flat @ 7 Primrose Hill Studios, Camden
102. Actress Lynn Fontanne's Home @ 6 Station Terrace, Snakes Lane, Woodford