London: Haymarket Theatre Royal

Country: England, United Kingdom
City: London
Borough: City of Westminster
Location: Haymarket / Suffolk Street

[First theatre opened 1720 as "Little Theatre in the Hay" on an adjoining site. Demolished ca. 1820.]

Present theatre built 1821 by John Nash. 1847-1853 various alterations. 1871 redecoration by G. Somers Clarke. 1880 major auditorium rebuilding by C. J. Phipps. 1905 interior rebuilding by C. Stanley Peach with S. D. Adshead. 1994 interior restauration and stage alterations by John Rowe-Parr. 888 seats.

Notable world premieres:

  • Henrik Ibsen: Baumeister Solness (7 Dec 1892)
  • Henrik Ibsen: Lille Eyolf (3 Dec 1894)
  • Oscar Wilde: A Woman of no Importance (19 Apr 1893)
  • Henrik Ibsen: Nr vi dde Vgner (16 Dec 1899)
  • W. Somerset Maugham: The Circle (1921)

Links www.trh.co.uk, Theatres Trust, Wikipedia

London: Haymarket Theatre Royal Front Text: "Theatre Royal, Haymarket, London", inscription: "Theatre Royal Haymarket"
Publisher: E. F. A. London Theatre Series; No. 1004
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from London to Dessau (Germany), 1908

London: Haymarket Theatre Royal Front Text: "Telephone Whitehall 9832" inscription: "Theatre Royal Haymarket"
Type: Blank Back (probably not intended for postal use)
Size: Classic
Not sent.

London: Haymarket Theatre Royal Front Text: "London. - The Haymarket Theatre."
Publisher: LL [= Lvy Fils, Paris]; 290
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

London: Haymarket Theatre Royal Front Text: "London. - Theatre Royal, Haymarket", inscription: "Theatre Royal Haymarket"
Publisher: ? (Phototyped in France); 165
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

London: Haymarket Theatre Royal Front Text: inscription: "Theatre Royal Haymarket"
Reverse Text: "The Theatre Royal, Haymarket. 1st theatre, The Little Theater in the Hay-Market, 1720-1820, beacme The Theatre Royal, Hay-Market in 1776. Present theatre, 1821. Architect: John Nash"
Publisher: Arts Council of Great Britain; 1974
Size: Modern
Not sent.

London: Haymarket Theatre Royal Front Text: "The Theatre Royal, Haymarket", signed: N. Charlesworth
Reverse Text: "Drawn by Nicholas Charlesworth"
Publisher: The Badger Press, Westbury; Vaudeville Postcards
Size: Modern
Not sent.

London: Haymarket Theatre Royal Front Text: "The Theatre Royal Haymarket", inscription: "Theatre Royal Haymarket"
Reverse Text: "The Theatre Royal by Jake Sutton, 1985"
Publisher: Camden Graphics, London; PC 925
Size: Modern
Not sent.

For another picture of this theatre, see London: "The Theatres of London".

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