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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

14th August 1967 Pirate radio stations Radio 270, Radio London, Radio Ireland

14th August 1948 The first Summer Olympics to be held since 1936, were closed in London.

14th August 1941 Josef Jakobs, German spy, executed in Tower of London

14th August 1903 Born today: Ronald Stewart, CEO (London Brick Co)

14th August 1867 Forsyte Saga author John Galsworthy was born in Kingston Upon Thames.

14th August 1802 Poet and novelist Letitia Elizabeth Landon (LEL) was born in Chelsea, London.

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