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The Great London Ghost Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

20th October 2003 Singer Amy Winehouses's debut album Frank released.

20th October 1968 Comedian Bud Flanagan died in Kingston, London, aged 72.go to related location

20th October 1953 Actor Sir John Gielgud was arrested for cruising in a public lavatory.

20th October 1904 Born today: Anna Neagle, London Engld, actress (London Melody, Nurse Edith Cavell)

20th October 1862 Murderer Catherine Wilson hanged at Newgate Gaol, the last woman hanged in public in Britain.go to related location

20th October 1822 1st edition of London Sunday Times

20th October 1714 The Coronation of George I in Westminster Abbey.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 Old Mercury Theatre @ Kensington Park Road, Notting Hill Gate, London
12. Finsbury Park Empire @ St Thomas/Prah Road, Finsbury Park, London
13. The Lost Zoo of Walworth @ Sullivan Road, Southwark
14. Thesp Alastair Sim lived here @ 8 Frognal Gardens, London
15. Home of Noel Coward @ 17 Gerald Road, Belgravia, London
16. The Lyric Theatre @ Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho
17. Italia Conti Theatre Academy @ Goswell Road, Clerkenwell
18. The Pavlova Statue @ Victoria Palace, Victoria Street, London
19. Scene of the Flying Man! @ 15 Ashley Place, Westminster, London
20. Magician David Devant lived here @ Flat 1 Ornan Court, Ornan Road, London
21. The Royal Opera House @ Covent Garden
22. Drury Lanes Pantomime Fountain @ Catherine St , London
23. Heir to Spike Milligan's Throne @ 393A High Street, Leytonstone
24. Lost Bromley New Theatre @ Bromley High Road, Bromley
25. Poor Lazarus Isaacs @ Tower Street, London
26. Wiltons Music Hall @ Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street
27. Patrick Stewart's friendly Ghost @ 18 Suffolk Street
28. A Puppet Barge not to be missed @ Little Venice
29. A Big Night Out at the Albany @ Douglas Way. Deptford
30. Hard as Nails & Bronson @ 188 Sheen Lane, East Sheen
31. Lepers, Beer, and Thespians @ 268-269 Tottenham Court Road
32. Shakespeare's Curtain Theatre @ Curtain Road, Shoreditch
33. Magician Houdini Lived Here @ 10 Keppel Street, Bloomsbury, London
34. Brinks Mat Bullion @ 117 Wilton Way
35. Shakespeare, The Lodger @ Monkswell Street, London Wall, London
36. Sadler's Wells Theatre @ Rosebury Avenue, Islington, London
37. The Criterion Restaurant @ 224 Piccadilly, London
38. Magic St Georges Hall @ Langham Place, Regent Street
39. Champagne Charlie lived here @ 136 Englefield Road, Islington, London
40. The Granville Theatre @ Walham Green, Hammersmith & Fulham
41. The Great Bard's Theatre @ New Inn Broadway, off Gt Eastern Street
42. Hendon Hall @ Ashley Lane, Hendon, London
43. Royal Vauxhall Tavern @ 372 Kennington Lane, Vauxhall
44. The Rivoli Ballroom @ 350 Brockley Road, Brockley, London
45. Clown Joseph Grimaldi lived here @ 56 Exmouth Market, Islington
46. The First ever London Theatre @ 86-88 Curtain Road
47. The Rose Theatre @ 21 New Globe Walk, London
48. A Theatre fit for a Baron @ 28A Comeragh Road
49. Regan once lived Here @ 9 Highbury Crescent
50. Comedian Little Tich lived here @ 93 Shirehall Park, Hendon, London
51. Apollo Victoria Theatre @ 17 Wilton Rd
52. One hell of an Actor @ 8 Hamilton Place
53. Sir John Gielgud lived here @ 16 Cowley Street, Westminster
54. Little Angel Theatre @ 14 Dagmar Passage
55. Theatre Royal Ghost @ Drury Lane, Catherine Street
56. Noel Coward lived here @ 111 Ebury Street, Pimlico
57. The Players' Theatre @ 43 King Street, Covent Garden
58. Stanley Holloway was born here @ 25 Albany Road, Manor Park
59. Playwright Harold Pinter's Home @ 19 Thistlewaite Road, Clapton
60. The Globe Theatre @ 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside
61. Home to a British Acting Legend @ Troy Court, Kensington High Street
62. Drama here since 1948 @ Beech Walk, Crayford
63. Lilian Baylis lived here @ 27 Stockwell Park Road, Stockwell
64. The Palace Theatre @ Cambridge Circus, Shaftesbury Avenue
65. Martita Hunt's Flat @ 7 Primrose Hill Studios, Camden
66. Meeting of The Damned @ Fairfield Halls, Park Lane, Croydon
67. Ben Elton's School @ Stillness Junior School, Brockley Rise, Forest H
68. Michael Jackson plaque @ Lyric Square, King Street, Hammersmith
69. A Colosseum in Watford @ Rickmansworth Road
70. The New London Theatre @ Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London
71. Cooper always won them over @ Forest Road, Walthamstow
72. The Bel Savage Inn @ 50 Ludgate Hill, Ludgate
73. The Shaftesbury Theatre @ 210 Shaftesbury Avenue
74. Punch and Judy Birthplace @ St Pauls Portico, Westminster
75. Nell of Old Drury @ 29 Catherine Street
76. Small Theatre, Big Heart @ 265 Camden High Street
77. The Magic Couple lived here @ 20 Upper Tollington Park, Finsbury Park
78. The Hippodrome @ 1 Cranbourn Street, London
79. Comedy of Errors 1st Performance @ Gray's Inn Hall, South Square, Holborn
80. The Lyceum Theatre @ Wellington Street, Covent Garden
81. Swap Coffee for Beer Perhaps @ 3 Allington Street, Victoria
82. Michael Crawford's Penthouse @ St John's Wharf, Wapping
83. Theatre manager haunts his own. @ Theatre Royal, Stratford
84. St Martins Theatre @ West Street, Cambridge Circus, Covent Garden
85. The Prince Edward Theatre @ Old Compton Street, Soho
86. D'Oyly Carte lived here @ 2 Dartmouth Park Road, Kentish Town
87. The Savoy Hotel @ 1 Savoy Hill, Strand
88. The Savoy Theatre @ Savoy Street, Westminster
89. Free Foyer Music @ Belvedere Road
90. The Apollo Theatre @ Shaftesbury Avenue
91. Trafalgar Studio's @ 14 Whitehall, City of Westminster
92. English National Opera @ St Martin's Lane, London
93. The Royal Court Theatre @ 50-51 Sloane Square, Kensington
94. Rudolf Steiner Hall @ 35 Park Road, Marylebone
95. Ellen Terry's House and Theatre @ 215 Kings Road, Chelsea
96. Lupino Lane lived here @ 32 Maida Vale, Maida Vale
97. Actress Lynn Fontanne's Home @ 6 Station Terrace, Snakes Lane, Woodford
98. The Pigalle Club @ 215-217 Piccadilly, St James
99. One Sexy Beast @ Green Street
100. The Gielgud Theatre @ Shaftesbury Avenue
101. Colonel Elliott's Magic Home @ 54 Welbeck Street, London
102. Alec Guinness born here @ 155 Lauderdale Mansions South, Maida Vale
103. Derek Jacobi lived here @ 2 Essex Road South, Leytonstone
104. Comedy and Tragedy @ Gilbert Bridge, Barbican, London
105. Sir John Gielgud's birthplace @ 7 Gledhow Gardens, Earl's Court
106. Her Majesty's Theatre @ Haymarket, London
107. Colet Court: Home of Joseph @ Lonsdale Road, London, SW13 9JT
108. The Palladium @ Argyll Street, London
109. Matinee With A Difference @ Duchess Theatre, Catherine Street