Person    | Male  Born 19/2/1717  Died 20/1/1779

David Garrick

Categories: Theatre

Actor, dramatist and theatre manager. Born Hereford. Left home and travelled to London with Samuel Johnson. As a friend of the Adams brothers he was in 1772, one of the first residents in their newly built Adelphi Terrace, buying number 5 (later renumbered 4) where he died. More often portrayed in his lifetime than any contemporary, save for the monarch.

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David Garrick

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David Garrick - WC2

Cast bronze, designed by Doll and modelled by Fehr. Erected by Herbrand Russe...

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Lost Garrick plaque

David Garrick, actor, lived here. B: 1716. D: 1779. {Almost hidden in the dec...

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Sir Isaac Newton's house- detailed

plaque inside building at top of stairway directly facing entrance

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Spirit of Soho Mural

Interesting that Coca Cola are specifically mentioned on the panel but not as...

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The Adelphi

The Adelphi This building stands on the site of Adelphi Terrace built by the...

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William Shakespeare - British Library

An information panel informs that the statue was commissioned by David Garric...

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