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© Ms Arabella Anderson

IoE Number: 427107
Location: THE QUEEN'S THEATRE, WARDOUR STREET W1
  WESTMINSTER, CITY OF WESTMINSTER, GREATER LONDON
Photographer: Ms Arabella Anderson
Date Photographed: 19 January 2005
Date listed: 28 June 1972
Date of last amendment: 28 June 1972
Grade II

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CITY OF WESTMINSTERSHAFTESBURY AVENUE WlTQ 2980 NEThe Queen's Theatre71/2928-6-72GVII

CITY OF WESTMINSTER SHAFTESBURY AVENUE Wl TQ 2980 NE The Queen's Theatre 71/29 28-6-72 GV II Theatre. 1907 by W. G. R. Sprague, the facade and front of house rebuilt 1958-59 after partial destruction by wartime bombing, by Westwood Sons and Partners in collaboration with H. Casson. Steel and glass rebuild with brick and stone sides and rear to surviving auditorium and stage parts. Rectilinear curtain wall curving round corner on 4 storeys with canopy over ground floor. Sprague's front of house block was designed as a pair to the Globe in a symmetrical composition; his auditorium survives in a modified form with 2 tiers of cantilevered balconies and domed ceiling, with much of the original Italian Renaissance style plasterwork intact forward of the balcony fronts; some surviving wooden machinery below stage. Survey of London; vol XXXI The Theatres of London; Mander and Mitchenson

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