London: Wyndham's Theatre

Country: England, United Kingdom
City: London WC2
Location: Charing Cross Road (back to back with Albery Theatre)

Built 1899 by W. G. R. Sprague for Charles Wyndham. Opened 16 November 1899 in the presence of the Prince of Wales with T. W. Robertson's "David Garrick". Used for drama and musical theatre performances (e. g. Sandy Wilson's muscial pastiche "The Boy Friend" which ran for 2078 performances from 1954, and Yasmina Reza's comedy "Art" (which ran for over 1500 performances from 1996). Linked by a bridge link to the Albery Theatre at rear. Operated by the Ambassador Theatre Group. 759 seats (+ 41 standing).

Notable world premieres:

  • Peter Ustinov: The Love of Four Colonels (23 May 1951)
  • Simon Gray: Wise Child (10 Oct 1967)
  • Arthur Miller: The Ride Down Mount Morgan (23 Oct 1991)

Links: www.delfontmackintosh.co.uk, Wikipedia, Theatres Trust

[London: Wyndham's Theatre] Front Text: "Wyndham's Theatre, London"; sign: "Charles Windham"
Publisher: E. F. A. London Theatre Series; No. 1004
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
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[London: Wyndham's Theatre] Front Text: "Wyndham's Theatre, London"; posters: "Vanessa Redgrave in The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie"; signed: "N. Charlesworth 1990"
Reverse Text: Drawn by Nicholas Charlesworth
Publisher: The Badger Press, Westbury; Vaudeville Postcards
Size: Modern
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For another picture of this theatre, see London: "The Theatres of London".


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