Group    From 1884 

Theatre Royal Stratford East

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designed by architect James George Buckle in 1884. From WW1 onwards it endured periods of closure until Joan LIttlewood arrived with her Theatre Workshop Company in 1953. The image shows the theatre in 1963, and confirms that, even then, the front looked more like the back.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Theatre Royal Stratford East

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Joan Littlewood - Stratford plaque

Joan Littlewood, 1914 - 2002, theatre director. The sculpture by Philip Jacks...

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Sir Gerald du Maurier

Sir Gerald du Maurier

Actor-manager. Born at 27 Church Row, the last and fifth child of George du Maurier. As a child he would pose for his father's drawings. A close associate of J M Barrie he was the first actor to pl...

Person, Theatre

1 memorial
Curtain Theatre

Curtain Theatre

This, the second English purpose-built playhouse was erected very close to the first, The Theatre, and run by the same man, Burbage.  Not named for the modern drape on a proscenium arch, but for it...

Building, Theatre

2 memorials
Charles Coborn

Charles Coborn

Music hall entertainer and songwriter. Born Colin Whitton McCallum at 25 Sydney Square, Mile End. Best known for the songs 'Two Lovely Black Eyes' and 'The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo'.  ...

Person, Music / songs, Theatre

1 memorial
Albert Chevalier

Albert Chevalier

Music hall comedian, singer and musical theatre actor. Born at St Ann's Villas where the plaque now is, to a French father and Welsh mother. Married Florence, daughter of George Leybourne. His ful...

Person, Humour, Music / songs, Theatre

1 memorial
Dick Whittington

Dick Whittington

Born in Pauntley, Gloucestershire, second son of a wealthy man. Thrice Lord Mayor of London: 1397, 1406 and 1420 (actually four times but two were consecutive). Three times Master of the Mercers' C...

Person, Literature, Lord Mayor, Politics & Administration, Theatre

8 memorials