Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Festival of Britain 60th Anniversary #3

This West End Theatre guide from 1951…

…highlights the London theatre contribution to the Festival of Britain. The highlight of the year was…

… Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh in the title roles of Antony and Cleopatra and Caesar and Cleopatra at the now defunct St James’s Theatre. It’s also worth noting that at The Ambassadors Theatre…

The Mousetrap has yet to make its debut: it opened in November 1952 and remains the longest running play in the world.

Visit the site of the Festival of Britain site on the Somewhere Else London Walk every Saturday at 10.30a.m and every Tuesday at 2.00p.m. The walk meets at Embankment Station

View a video preview of the Somewhere Else London walk HERE.

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