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Sir Augustus Harris

Person  Male  Born 18/3/1852  Died 19/4/1873

Categories: Theatre

Countries: France

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.

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Sir Augustus Harris

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Theatre Royal - Harris

The cherubs hold theatrical masks. Musical instruments adorn the outer pilla...

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