Plaque: Ivor Novello
Greater London Council
Ivor Novello, 1893 - 1951, composer and actor manager, lived and died in a flat on the top floor of this building.
Site: Ivor Novello (1 memorial)
WC2, Aldwych, Novello Theatre
The theatre was designed by W. G. R. Sprague in 1905. It opened as the Waldorf Theatre with offices on the top 3rd and 4th floors. Novello had them converted into living accommodation.
2019: Sir Cameron Mackintosh applied to convert Novello's flat (which had reverted to offices in 1951) into a 2-storey luxury apartment for his own use.