Plaque: Alhambra Theatre
Theatreland - heart of the performing arts in London.
On this site between 1854 and 1936 stood the Alhambra Theatre, a centre of London entertainment and famous in its day for music hall, theatrical spectaculars and ballet productions. In 1919 Diaghilev's Ballets Russes performed here.
A joint venture by the City of Westminster and the Society of West End Theatre.
Site: Alhambra Theatre (1 memorial)
WC2, Charing Cross Road, 27-31
2017: The building is behind scaffolding and the, very 60s, front is being reclad. Let's hope the plaque survives.