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Queen's Theatre - Long Acre Queen's Theatre - Long Acre

Plaque: Queen's Theatre - Long Acre

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Queen's Theatre
The old Queen's Theatre occupied this site for just eleven years from 1867 to 1878 and was renowned in its day, albeit fleetingly, for the distinguished players, including Ellen Terry and Charles Wyndham, who trod its boards.
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A joint venture by the City of Westminster and the Society of West End Theatre

Site: Queen's Theatre - Long Acre (1 memorial)

WC2, Long Acre, Queen's Theatre

As the close-up picture shows, this corner boasts three plaques: a Mercers' maiden (see the Mercers' Company), an award from the 'Brick Development Association' and the SWET plaque transcribed here.

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Queen's Theatre - Long Acre

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Ellen Terry

Born in Coventry. From an acting family her stage career started at age 8. Wh...

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Sir Charles Wyndham

born Charles Culverwell at Liverpool. Qualified as a doctor. Actor and mana...

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Queen's Theatre - Long Acre

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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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