Born Gray's Inn. Very successful Shakespearian actor. Led a hectic and debauched life. In 1822 bought Woodend House and land on the isle of Bute in Scotland. Died at home in Richmond, Surrey.
Person | Male Born 4/11/1787 Died 15/5/1833
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In this court in the 18th century stood the Fountain Tavern where the politic...
Spirit of Soho Mural
Interesting that Coca Cola are specifically mentioned on the panel but not as...
Laurence Olivier, Baron Olivier
Born Dorking, Surrey, as Laurence Kerr Olivier. With his wife Vivien Leigh, he managed the St James's Theatre from 1950 to its closure in 1957. Founding Director of the National Theatre, 1963 - 197...
Actor. Born at 62 Potter Street, Worksop, Nottinghamshire. In an extensive career on stage, television and cinema (he appeared in over 200 films), he specialised in villainous parts such as Blofeld...
Actor and playwright. Born London. Worked at Covent Garden Theatre. Died Southampton.
She Stoops to Conquer
Comic play. Probably the best known work of Oliver Goldsmith. Originally entitled 'Mistakes of a Night'. The daughter of a wealthy countryman poses as a servant in order to win over her nervous sui...
American impresario. Owned the St James's Theatre from 1943 to its demise in 1957.