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Gaiety Theatre Gaiety Theatre

Plaque: Gaiety Theatre

Erection date: 2013


On this site stood the Gaiety Theatre, built in 1903 for impresario George Edwardes. The theatre opened with the performance of 'The Orchid' and until it was closed in 1939 remained the home of musical comedy and one of London's most famous playhouses.

Site: Gaiety Theatre (2 memorials)

WC2, Strand, Silken Hotel

The building to the east, Marconi House, has close connections to this site and we have recorded some of their joint history there.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Gaiety Theatre

Information Subjects commemorated

George Edwardes

Theatre manager. Born Lincolnshire.  His cousins were Irish theatre managers ...

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Gaiety Theatre

 Before the Aldwych development in 1906 the street pattern was very different...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Gaiety Theatre

Information Also at this site

Gaiety Theatre - SWET

Gaiety Theatre On this site until 1957 stood the re-sited Gaiety Theatre whic...

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