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IoE Number: 204970
Photographer: Mr Colin Carron
Date Photographed: 10 April 2002
Date listed: 28 June 1972
Date of last amendment: 28 June 1972
Grade II*

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In the entry for: TQ 3884 SALWAY ROAD 6/5 STRATFORD E15 28.6.72 The Theatre Royal - II the building shall be upgraded to II*(star). ------------------------------------ TQ 3884 SALWAY ROAD 6/5 STRATFORD E15 28.6.72 The Theatre Royal - II Theatre includes No 61 Angel Lane. 1884. Architect J G Buckle with later additions. Commissioned by Charles Silver, actor-manager. Plain exterior. Chanelled stucco ground storey with painted brick upper storeys. Roof not visible. Central range with corner stucco pilasters rising through upper storeys to support cornice and parapet. Central stucco panel with raised inscription reading 'Theatre Royal'. Central oriel window above with enriched stucco apron. Interior retains original ornament and decoration. Two galleries supported by range of cast iron columns. Two boxes flank central proscenium arch. Delicate plasterwork to ceiling, boxes and balcony fronts. Side extensions added in 1887 and stage enlarged to rear in 1891. Reputedly an unique example in London or suburban theatre constructed on cast beams and columns rather than steel cantilevers.

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