Adelphi Theatre

Adelphi Theatre

Founded as the Sans Parail by John Scott, and his daughter Jane, who was an early playwright-actor-manager.  1819 it re-opened as the Adelphi Theatre, named for the Adelphi development opposite.  1...

Group, Theatre

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Jenny Agutter

Jenny Agutter

Actor. Born Jennifer Ann Agutter in Taunton, Somerset. Best remembered for playing the role of 'Bobbie' in the 1970 film version of the Railway Children. She had played the same role in a televisio...

Person, Cinema, Theatre, TV & Radio

1 memorial
Ian Albery

Ian Albery

Chief Executive of Sadler's Wells when the new theatre opened in October 1998.

Person, Politics & Administration, Theatre

1 memorial
Ira Aldridge

Ira Aldridge

Actor. Born Ira Frederick Aldridge in New York City (his date of birth is approximate). He started his acting career with the African Company in the early 1820s, but faced with racial discriminatio...

Person, Race Issues, Theatre, Poland, USA

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Sir George Alexander

Sir George Alexander

Actor-manager. Ran the St James's Theatre from about 1891 until his death in 1918.

Person, Theatre

3 memorials
Alhambra Theatre

Alhambra Theatre

The image shows the old theatre, the Charing Cross Road facade and bottom, the Leicester Square facade, now the Odeon cinema.

Building, Theatre

1 memorial
Edward Alleyn

Edward Alleyn

Also known as Ned Allen. Born London near Bishopsgate and baptised at St Botolphs in 1566. Theatre manager and actor. Founder of Dulwich College, almshouses near the theatre in Bath Street and Alle...

Person, Education, Theatre

3 memorials
Lindsay Anderson

Lindsay Anderson

Film and theatre director, critic and writer, ‘This sporting Life', ‘If', ‘The Whales of August', awarded the 1955 Oscar for Best Documentary Short. Born India, died France.

Person, Cinema, Theatre, France, India

1 memorial
Apollo Theatre

Apollo Theatre

A Grade II listed building, designed by architect Lewin Sharp. It was the venue for the first British production of Harold Brighouse's very English comedy 'Hobson's Choice', which curiously had it...

Building, Theatre

1 memorial
Peggy Ashcroft

Peggy Ashcroft

Actor. Born Edith Margaret Emily Ashcroft in Croydon.

Person, Cinema, Theatre, TV & Radio

1 memorial
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