Rogues & Vagabonds

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Tag Archives: Theatre Royal

Charles Macklin | London Historians’ Blog

Last week I gave St Paul’s Covent Garden a proper visit for the first time. The church was designed by Inigo Jones, having been commissioned by the Duke of Bedford, who told … Continue reading

01/24/2017 · 2 Comments


Did you know about the origins of the Baddeley Cake? When the 18th century actor Robert Baddeley collapsed and died in his dressing room at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, … Continue reading

06/02/2016 · Leave a comment

On this day: The Great Theatre Royal Fire | In Times Gone By…

Originally posted on In Times Gone By…. On the 5th of September 1887, the Theatre Royal in Exeter, England burnt down, killing 186 people. It was not the first time the … Continue reading

09/05/2015 · Leave a comment

Archive Interview • KATE O’MARA • 2008

Many people imagine that actors are just like their onstage characters. While this may be true in some instances, there’s no getting away from the fact that some are as … Continue reading

03/30/2014 · 11 Comments