Building    From 8/8/1924 

Fortune Theatre - WC2

Categories: Theatre

Designed by Ernest Schaufelberg, this was the first London theatre to be built after the end of WW1, and one of the first buildings in London to experiment with concrete.

Named initially as the Fortune Thriller Theatre, possibly after the Fortune Theatre in EC1.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Fortune Theatre - WC2

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Fortune Theatre - WC2

{Above a stylised picture of two performers:} Fortune Theatre. A 'jewel of a ...

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Regina Fong

Regina Fong

Cabaret artiste, the stage name of Reginald Sutherland Bundy. Best known for his drag (although he disliked the term) persona H.I.H. (Her Imperial Highness) Regina Fong. He first developed his act ...

Person, 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
Laurence Olivier, Baron Olivier

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...

Person, Cinema, Seriously Famous, Theatre

3 memorials
London Pavilion

London Pavilion

The picture source is a lovely site about the theatre and Arthur Lloyd who performed there.

Building, Theatre

1 memorial
Alison Steadman

Alison Steadman

Actor. Born Liverpool. Married Mike Leigh. Has worked very successfully in the theatre, cinema, TV and radio.

Person, Cinema, Theatre, TV & Radio

1 memorial