Plaque: London Coliseum
Home of English National Opera since 1968, The London Coliseum, opened in 1904, was originally conceived as a variety theatre, Sir Oswald Stoll wanted a revolving dome to top his sumptuous theatre, but this being deemed illegal, he settled instead for the flashing electric lights familiar today.
Theatreland - Heart of the Performing Arts in London
A joint venture by the City of Westminster and the Society of West End Theatre
Site: London Coliseum (2 memorials)
WC2, St Martin's Lane
The 1950 film Night and the City shows Richard Widmark entering a passage very close to this site.