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Samuel French bookshop to close after 187 years | Carousel, News | The Stage

Samuel French’s theatre bookshop on Fitzroy Street, London

Publisher and theatrical licensing company Samuel French is to close its London bookshop after 187 years in the capital, with management blaming an “unsust…

Source: Samuel French bookshop to close after 187 years | Carousel, News | The Stage

8 comments on “Samuel French bookshop to close after 187 years | Carousel, News | The Stage

  1. johnrieber
    02/17/2017

    So sad – legendary haunts all over the world closing

  2. First Night Design
    02/17/2017

    Yes. French’s means so much to as all. Haunted the place when I was at drama school and many times since, though not, sadly, in the last 10 years. Clearly, it’s me who’s mainly responsible. 🙂

  3. Jennie
    02/17/2017

    So sad!

  4. hitandrun1964
    02/17/2017

    Can’t press like…too sad.

  5. johnrieber
    02/17/2017

    It’s a trend that is so difficult to stop: no one under a certain age even bothers to read a physical book

  6. beetleypete
    02/17/2017

    Another institution of Fitzrovia bites the dust! I loved to browse in there walking back from work on the way to Camden. But I didn’t buy anything, so I am also to blame.
    It has ‘Yet another coffee bar’ written all over it, sadly…
    Best wishes, Pete. x

  7. First Night Design
    02/17/2017

    I know. Awful.

  8. First Night Design
    02/17/2017

    I suspect you’re absolutely right. x

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