London: Phoenix Theatre

Country: England, United Kingdom
City: London WC2
Location: 110 Charing Cross Road / Phoenix Street

Built 1930 by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, Bertie Crewe, Cecil Masey as a private theatre for Sydney Bernstein. Decorations by Theodor Komisarjevsky. Painted safety curtain by Polunin. The theatre has two fronts with entrances from Charing Cross Road and Phoenix Street respectively. Opened 24 Sep 1930 with Noel Coward's play "Pivate Lives". Currently operated by the Ambassador Theatre Group. 1012 seats.

Links:, Wikipedia, Theatres Trust

London: Phoenix Theatre Folded Greeting Card
Picture: view from Phoenix Street
Front Text: sign: "Phoenix", poster: advertising "Willy Russel's Blood Brothers"
Reverse Text: "The Phoenix Theatre"
Publisher: Marion Steggles Collection, available at Dress Circle
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Not sent.

For another picture of this theatre (view from Charing Cross Road), see London: "The Theatres of London".

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