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THE   ADELPHI   THEATRE   CALENDAR
A Record of Dramatic Performances at a Leading Victorian Theatre

Formerly the Sans Pareil (1806-1819), later the Adelphi (1819-1900)
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Title:The Century Theatre, 1901
Description:The Third Adelphi Theatre (1901).  The Gatti brothers bought the theatre from Ben Webster in 1880 and made only cosmetic changes.  In 1886–87, they purchased 409 and 410 Strand converting them into the Adelphi Restaurant.  The frontage remained essentially the same but with plate glass windows.  On 11 September, 1901, the third building opened as The Century Theatre.  It reverted to the old name in 1904.  Ernest Runtz designed the new theatre, and Frank Kirk was the builder.
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Source:Post Card image from The Theatre Trust Web Site http://www.theatrestrust.org.uk/resources/images/show/1-faade-of-the-adelphi-theatre-london.   Creator Rotary Photo. E.C., Jan 1, 1901

 

Post Card image from The Theatre Trust Web Site http://www.theatrestrust.org.uk/resources/images/show/1-faade-of-the-adelphi-theatre-london.   Creator Rotary Photo. E.C., Jan 1, 1901

 



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Copyright © 1988, 1992, 2013 by Alfred L. Nelson, Gilbert B. Cross, Joseph Donohue.
Originally published by Greenwood Press as The Sans Pareil Theatre 1806-1819, Adelphi Theatre 1819-1850: An Index to Authors, Titles, Performers, 1988, and The Adelphi Theatre 1850-1900: An Index to Authors, Titles, Performers and Management, 1992.
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The Adelphi Theatre Calendar revised, reconstructed and amplified.  Copyright © 2013, by Alfred L. Nelson, Gilbert B. Cross, Joseph Donohue.  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License, with the exception of graphics from The Clip Art Book, edited by Gerard Quinn and published by Crescent in 1990.  These images are reproduced in accord with the publisher’s note, which states "The Clip Art Book is a new compilation of illustrations that are in the public domain.  The individual illustrations are copyright free and may be reproduced without permission or payment.  However, the selection of illustrations and their layout is the copyright of the publisher, so that one page or more may not be photocopied or reproduced without first contacting the publishers."