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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

17th February 2010 Abbey Road Studio's put up for sale by EMI due to increasing debts.

17th February 1938 1st public experimental demonstration of Baird color TV (London)

17th February 1896 London Country Councils' Muzzling Order becomes effective

17th February 1883 A Ashwell patents free-toilet in London

17th February 1740 The end of the great frost, freezing of the Thames and a terrible Winter

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