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Life on the London Stage

  1. Date:
    10 July 2017 - 06 December 2017
    Venue:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Location:
    View a map of London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    All day
    Cost:
    Free - exhibition, no need to book. Open during normal office hours
    Book by phone:
    020 7332 3851
    Book by email:
    Email us
    Event description:
    ​This exhibition will uncover the lives of performers on the London stage, from the days of Elizabethan theatre to the 20th century. Original records that document the successes of some of London’s most celebrated performers will appear alongside workhouse records, court registers and other sources. From Shakespeare’s forgotten brother to Charlie Chaplin and the stars of Music Hall, Life on the London Stage will delve into our and present a fascinating record of the lives of London’s entertainers.
    Tags
    History
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Time:
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Cost:
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