Sir Augustus Harris
Person Male Born 18/3/1852 Died 19/4/1873
Actor and theatre manager. Born Paris, into an international theatre family. ‘Father of Modern Pantomime', he introduced stars of popular music hall into his Christmas pantomimes.
He founded the Drury Lane Lodge of Freemasons, mainly consisting of actors, which meets at this theatre.
Died at home, 2 Bedford Place.