Plaque

Duchess Theatre

Inscription

Duchess Theatre
The Duchess Theatre began a distinguished career as a home for both drama and comedy when it opened with the war play "Tunnel Trench" in 1929. Prominent productions have included the 1936 London debut of T.S. Eliot's "Murder in the Cathedral" and Noel Coward's "Blithe Spirit" in 1942.
Theatreland - Heart of the Performing Arts in London - A joint venture by the City of Westminster and the Society of West End Theatre.

Site: Duchess Theatre (1 memorial)

WC2, Catherine Street

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Murder in the Cathedral - London premiere

This verse play by TS Eliot concerning the murder of Becket, had its London p...

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Blithe Spirit

Written by Noel Coward this play, first performed in Manchester in 1941, move...

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Tunnel Trench - play

A war play by Hubert Griffith, set in WW1. Shown as a ITV Play of the Week i...

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Sir Noel Coward

Actor, playwright, composer, film director, author, singer. Born Helmsdale, 5...

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T. S. Eliot

Poet and publisher. Born Saint Louis, Missouri as Thomas Stearns Eliot. His w...

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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

The ancient parish of St Margaret's was divided into St Margaret's and St Joh...

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