THE QUEEN'S THEATRE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1236175

Date first listed: 28-Jun-1972

Statutory Address: THE QUEEN'S THEATRE, SHAFTESBURY AVENUE W1

Statutory Address: THE QUEEN'S THEATRE, WARDOUR STREET W1

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE QUEEN'S THEATRE, SHAFTESBURY AVENUE W1

Statutory Address: THE QUEEN'S THEATRE, WARDOUR STREET W1

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: City of Westminster (London Borough)

National Grid Reference: TQ 29661 80884

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

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

Listing NGR: TQ2966180884

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 427107

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Mander, , Mitchenson, , The Theatres of London, (1975)
'Survey of London' in The Parish of Westminster Part 2 North of Piccadilly: Volumes 31 and 32 , , Vol. 31, (1963)

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