Building    From 1841  To 1941

Britannia Theatre

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Opened in 1841 as the Britannia Saloon, a drama space attached to the Britannia Public House. Rebuilt in 1858 with a full auditorium and renamed The Britannia Theatre. Converted to a cinema in 1923. Demolished in 1941.
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Britannia Theatre

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Britannia Theatre

On this site stood The Britannia Saloon, opened 1841, rebuilt in 1858 and ren...

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Robert Edwin Villiers

Robert Edwin Villiers

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1 memorial
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Peggy Ashcroft

Actor. Born Edith Margaret Emily Ashcroft in Croydon.

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1 memorial
Richard Wagner

Richard Wagner

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2 memorials