London: St James' Theatre

Country: England, United Kingdom
City: London
Borough: City of Westminster
Location: King Street / Duke Street

Built 1835-1836 as "St James' Theatre" by Sam Beazley for the tenor and theatre director, John Braham. Opened 14 Dec 1835 with a mixed programme of opera and two farces. 1840 renamed "Prince's Theatre". 1841 re-renamed "St James' Theatre". Subsequently mainly used for French drama performances, and by various theatrical companies of all kinds. 1869 renovations, rebuilding and redecoration by James Macintosh. 1879-1880 rebuilding and redecoration by Thomas Verity. Re-opened 9 Oct 1880 with W. G. Will's "Old Cronies and William and Susan". 1900 rebuilding by A. B. Jackson, J. Emblin-Walker, and Percy Macquoid. Demolished 1957 in favour of an office block.

[NB: The "St James' Picture Theatre" (later renamed "Westminster Theatre") and its 2012 replacement, another "St James' Theatre" (later renamed "The Other Palace") are located on another site in the City of Westminster.]

Links: Theatres Trust, EUTA, Wikipedia

London: St James's Theatre Front Text: "St James' Theatre, London", signs: "St James' Theatre", "Mr George Alexander"
Publisher: E. F. A. London Theatre Series; No. 1004
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

London: St James's Theatre Front Text: "St. James's Theatre, London", sign: "St James' Theatre"
Publisher: The British Mirror Series; 100/5 936
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Surbiton to Redholme, 1906

London: St James's Theatre Front Text: "After the Play", sign: "St James's Theatre"
Publisher: Philco Publishing Co., London; Philco Series; 2192 A
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

London: St James's Theatre Front Text: signs: "St James' Theatre", "Mr George Alexander", signature: "[?] Shephard"
Publisher: The Knight Series; No. 597
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

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