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Palace Theatre - SWET Palace Theatre - SWET

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of

Plaque: Palace Theatre - SWET


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Palace Theatre
Built for Richard D'Oyly Carte in 1891 by T E Colcutt and known as the 'Royal English Opera House'. The theatre was renamed the 'Palace Theatre of Varieties' in 1892. In 1911 it became the Palace Theatre and is famous for being the home of London's longest-running musicals.

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Theatreland - heart of the performing arts in London, a joint venture by the City of Westminster and the Society of West End Theatre.

Site: Palace Theatre - SWET (1 memorial)

W1, Shaftesbury Avenue, 109

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Palace Theatre - SWET

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Palace Theatre

Richard D'Oyly Carte intended the theatre to be the home of English grand ope...

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Richard D'Oyly Carte

Theatre impresario. Born Greek Street. Suggested that Sullivan should work on...

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T. E. Collcutt

Architect. Born Thomas Edward Collcutt, in Jericho, Oxford. President of the ...

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Palace Theatre - SWET

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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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