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The Garrick Theatre


  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1889/00/00 William Schwenck Gilbert Owner Named for the stage actor David Garrick and financed by the playwright W S Gilbert, the Garrick Theatre is built. The playhous was designed by Walter Emden, with C J Phipps brought in as a consultant.
1889/00/00 Charles J Phipps Architect Named for the stage actor David Garrick and financed by the playwright W S Gilbert, the Garrick Theatre is built. The playhous was designed by Walter Emden, with C J Phipps brought in as a consultant.
1889/00/00 Walter L Emden Architect Named for the stage actor David Garrick and financed by the playwright W S Gilbert, the Garrick Theatre is built. The playhous was designed by Walter Emden, with C J Phipps brought in as a consultant.
1889/04/24 The first play at the Garrick Theatre, The Profligate, by Arthur Wing Pinero and starring Hare, open on 24 April 1889.
1894/01/06 Gerald du Maurier Actor An Old Jew, a play by the British writer Sydney Grundy, premieres at the Garrick Theatre in London. Its original run ending less than a month later on 3 February.
1982/00/00 The comedy, No Sex Please, We're British, plays the Garrick Theatre from 1982 to 1986.

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Particulars for The Garrick Theatre:
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Entertainment - Recreation
Area of Significance Performing Arts
Historic use Playhouse
Area of Significance Social History
Area of Significance Theatre

Data
English National Heritage List Entry No: 1217927



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