London: Victoria Palace Theatre

Country: England, United Kingdom
City: London
Borough: City of Westminster
Location: Victoria Street (opposite Victoria Station)

[First theatre on the site opened 1848 or earlier as "Royal Standard Tavern", later renamed "Royal Standard Music Hall". 1863 major rebuilding. 1886 major rebuilding. Demolished 1911.]

Built 1911 by Frank Matcham. Originally used as a variety theatre. From 1935, used for pantomime and musical performances (e. g. "Me and My Girl" which ran for 1646 performances from 1937). 1993 extensions and interior alterations by Christopher Stedman. 2000 front additions by Christopher Stedman. 1517 seats.

Links:, Theatres Trust, Wikipedia

London: Victoria Palace Theatre Front Text: "The Victoria Palace, London"
Reverse Text: "Drawn by Nick Charlesworth"
Publisher: The Badger Press, Westbury; Vaudeville Postcards
Size: Modern
Not sent.

London: Victoria Palace Theatre Folded Greeting Card
Front Text: inscription: "Victoria Palace", sign: advertising the Cole Porter's musical "Kiss Me, Kate"
Reverse Text: "The Victoria Palace Theatre"
Publisher: Marion Steggles Collection, available at Dress Circle
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Not sent.

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

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