Plaque

Queen's Theatre - Wardour Street

Inscription

Queen's Theatre
Built by W G R Sprague, the Queen's Theatre opened in 1908 with a comedy 'The Sugar Bowl'. While the Edwardian interior has largely survived, the theatre suffered bomb damage during the last war, re-opening in 1959 with the present exterior and John Gielgud in 'The Age of Man'.
Theatreland - Heart of the Performing Arts in London
A joint venture by the City of Westminster and the Society of West End Theatre

Site: Queen's Theatre - Wardour Street (2 memorials)

W1, Wardour Street, Queens Theatre

The Les Mis plaque is laid in the ground at the front, audience, entrance.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Queen's Theatre - Wardour Street

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World War 2

Sorry, we've done no research on WW2, it's just too big a subject. But do vis...

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Sir John Gielgud

Actor. Born 7 Gledhow Gardens, South Kensington as Arthur John Gielgud, great...

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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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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Queen's Theatre - Wardour Street

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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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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Queen's Theatre - Wardour Street

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Les Miserables

Les Miserables

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