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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 (1 memorial)

WC2, St Martin's Lane

The 1950 film Night and the City shows Richard Widmark entering a passage very close to this site.

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London Coliseum

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London Coliseum

Built as a, very large, variety theatre by Oswald Stoll using architect Frank...

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English National Opera

Originated in the opera recitals presented by Lilian Baylis at the Old Vic th...

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Sir Oswald Stoll

Theatre manager impresario. Born Melbourne, Australia. Moved when young to En...

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London Coliseum

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Society of West End Theatre/London Theatre

1908 Formed as West End Theatre Managers. 1976 By now it is called Society o...

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Westminster City Council

Created in 1965 from the former area of the Metropolitan Boroughs of St Maryl...

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