Plaque: London Coliseum
Home of English National Opera since 1968, The London Coliseum, opened in 1904, was originally conceived as a variety theatre, Sir Oswald Stoll wanted a revolving dome to top his sumptuous theatre, but this being deemed illegal, he settled instead for the flashing electric lights familiar today.
Theatreland - Heart of the Performing Arts in London
A joint venture by the City of Westminster and the Society of West End Theatre
Site: London Coliseum (2 memorials)
WC2, St Martin's Lane
The 1950 film Night and the City shows Richard Widmark entering Brydges Place, the extremely narrow passage immediately to the south of this site.