The Birth of Modern Theatreland: Covent Garden and the Two Theatres Royal
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London is home to two of the oldest working theatres in the world both founded by Charles II’s patents. They shaped a whole quarter of London, and continue to do so today. In a second lecture on ‘Buildings in the West End of London’,
Professor Thurley looks at the significance and impact of these great institutions on the development of London.
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