Building    From 1841  To 1941

Britannia Theatre

Categories: Theatre

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.
Arthur Lloyd kindly gave us permission to use this photo.

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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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Sir Harry Lauder

Sir Harry Lauder

Internationally successful singer and comedian, music hall artiste (e.g. "Roamin' in the Gloamin'"). Born Edinburgh. His first London engagement was in 1900 and, having reduced his strong accent, t...

Person, Music / songs, Theatre, Scotland

1 memorial
Clarkson Stanfield

Clarkson Stanfield

Theatrical scenic artist, marine and landscape painter, Royal Academician. Born Sunderland. Died Hampstead.

Person, Art, Theatre

2 memorials
Dame Bridget D'Oyly Carte DBE

Dame Bridget D'Oyly Carte DBE

Theatre manager. Born Suffolk Street, Pall Mall. Grand-daughter of Richard D'Oyly Carte. Became her father's heir at the age of 24 on the death of her brother in a motoring accident. She took an a...

Person, Commerce, Music / songs, Theatre

1 memorial
Murder in the Cathedral - London premiere

Murder in the Cathedral - London premiere

This verse play by TS Eliot concerning the murder of Becket, had its London premiere at The Duchess Theatre in 1936.

Event, Theatre

1 memorial
Roy Kinnear

Roy Kinnear

Character actor.  Born Lancashire.  Played Mr. Salt in the 1971 'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory'.  Died following a fall from a horse while filming in Spain.

Person, Cinema, Humour, Theatre, TV & Radio, Spain

1 memorial