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Sir John Gielgud

Person   Born 14/4/1904 Died 21/5/2000

Actor.  Born 7 Gledhow Gardens, South Kensington, great nephew to Ellen Terry.  A great Shakespearian actor, he is possibly best known nowadays as Dudley Moore's butler in the 1981 film 'Arthur'.  A homosexual before it was legalised he suffered humiliation when arrested for 'cottaging' in Chelsea in 1953. Died at his home at Wotton Underwood, near Aylesbury.  The Gielgud Theatre was named for him.

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Sir John Gielgud

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Apollo Theatre

Apollo Theatre Originally intended for musicals the Apollo Theatre opened in ...

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Queen's Theatre - Wardour Street

Queen's Theatre Built by W G R Sprague, the Queen's Theatre opened in 1908 w...

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Sir John Gielgud

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Oscar Wilde's plays

Westminster City Council The first performances of "A Woman of No Importance...

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