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Gielgud Theatre Gielgud Theatre

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Plaque: Gielgud Theatre

Inscription

{Above a stylized picture of two performers:}
Globe Theatre
The third theatre to bear the title of its Bankside namesake was originally known as the 'Hicks Theatre' and was built in 1906 by the eminent theatre designer W G R Sprague. The Globe Theatre continues to delight with a successful mix of serious drama and top comedy.
Theatreland - heart of the performing arts in London, a joint venture by the City of Westminster and the Society of West End Theatre.

Site: Gielgud Theatre (1 memorial)

W1, Shaftesbury Avenue, Gielgud Theatre, 33

Renamed from the Globe to the Gielgud Theatre in 1994.

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Globe Theatre - W1

The theatre opened on 27th December, 1906 as The Hicks Theatre. It was built ...

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W. G. R. Sprague

Born in Australia the son of an actress.  Worked for Matcham for a time.  Des...

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Gielgud Theatre

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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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