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Prince Edward Theatre

Prince Edward Theatre London

28 Old Compton Street, London, W1D 4HS
Nearest Underground: Leicester Square (Northern line, Piccadilly line)
Nearest Buses: 14, 19, 38

Theatre Facts & History

Date opened: 3 April 1930
Theatre designed by: Edward A. Stone
First production: Rio Rita by Harry Tierney
Number of seats: 1622
Other info:Renamed the Radio Theatre between 1935 and 1936; Turned into a cabaret restaurant called the London Casino in 1936; Became a ‘Forces Theatre’ called the Queensberry All-Services Club in 1942; Converted back into a theatre and reopened as the  London Casino in 1946; Converted into a cinema in 1954 and renamed the Casino Cinerama Theatre; Converted into a theatre and cinema in 1974 and once again called the London Casino; Converted back into a theatre in 1978 and the name reverted to the original Prince Edward Theatre, reopening on 21 June 1978 with Evita; Completely refurbished between 7 September and 24 December 1992, and reopened on  3 March 1993
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