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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st May 1977 Punk rockers The Clash play the Rainbow Theatre, causing carnage as fans rip out 200 seats.go to related location

21st May 1973 Comedian Noel Fielding, Mighty Boosh, born in Westminster.

21st May 1966 Heavyweight Cassius Clay KOs Henry Cooper in London

21st May 1950 Born today: Roger Hodgson, London, rocker (Supertramp)

21st May 1920 Born today: Anthony Steel, London, actor (Malta Story, Wooden Horse)

21st May 1471 King Edward IV enters London and claims the throne.

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:

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