Watch the live-stream of the lecture here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nF9rVl6PBk4
London is home to two of the oldest working theatres in the world both founded by Charles II’s patents. They shaped a whole quarter of London, and continue to do so today.
In a second lecture on ‘Buildings in the West End of London’, Professor Thurley looks at the significance and impact of these great institutions on the development of London.
For all information about this free public lecture by Dr Simon Thurley CBE, please visit the Gresham College event's page: https://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/the-birth-of-modern-theatreland-covent-garden-and-the-two-theatres-royal
No reservations are required for this lecture. It will be run on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.
Doors will open 30 minutes before the start of the lecture.