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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

15th December 1984 Only Fools and Horses actor Lennard Pearce (Grandad) died in Whittington Hospital, London.

15th December 1969 Plastic Ono Band, play their only concert at London's Lyceum Ballroom

15th December 1965 D Heneker and J Taylor's musical Charlie Girl, premieres in London

15th December 1964 Comedian Paul Kaye (Dennis Pennis) born in Clapham, London.

15th December 1942 Born today: Dave Clark, London England, rock drummer (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over)

15th December 1899 Born today: Frank Vosper, London England, actor (Man Who Knew Too Much)

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