London: Duke of York's Theatre

Country: England, United Kingdom
City: London WC2
Location: St Martin's Lane (back to back with Garrick Theatre)

Built 1892 as "Trafalgar Square Theatre" by Walter Emden for Violet Malenotte. Opened 10 Sep 1892 with "The Wedding Eve". 1894 renamed "Trafalgar Theatre". 1895 renamed "Duke of York's Theatre" in honour of George, Duke of York (later King George V). 1929 site of the founding of the actors' union, "Equity". Damaged by bombs in 1940. Closed 1940-1943. Redecorated in the 1950s by Cecil Beaton. 1979 interior alterations by RHWL (removal of columns in the auditorium). Re-opened 28 Feb 1980 with Andrew Davies's "Rose". Operated by the Ambassador Theatre Group. 640 seats.

Links: www.atgtickets.com, Wikipedia, Theatres Trust

London: Duke of York's Theatre Front Text: "Duke of York's Theatre, London", signs: "Miss Marie Tempest - All Of A Sudden - Peccy - Ernest Denny"
Publisher: E. F. A. London Theatre Series; No. 1004
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
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London: Duke of York's Theatre Front Text: "The Duke of York's Theatre, London", inscription: "The Duke of York's Theatre", signs: "Glenda Jackson in Rose by Andrew Davies", signed: "N. Charlesworth 1990"
Reverse Text: Drawn by Nicholas Charlesworth
Publisher: The Badger Press, Westbury; Vaudeville Postcards
Size: Modern
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London: Duke of York's Theatre Front Text: "Duke of York's Theatre, London", signed: "N. Charlesworth"
Reverse Text: Drawn by Nicholas Charlesworth
Publisher: The Badger Press, Westbury; Vaudeville Postcards
Size: Modern
Not sent.

For another picture of this theatre, see London: "The Theatres of London".

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