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Theatres and Cinemas, past and present, in London's Leicester Square

London's Leicester Square in December 2008 - Photo M.L.

Above - London's Leicester Square in December 2008 - Photo M.L.


See Theatreland MapsLeicester Square in London's West End has been the entertainment capital of London's Theatreland for well over a century. Theatres have given way to Cinemas over the years and the Square is now the hub of British Cinema Premiers.

Below are links to all the Theatres and Cinemas that have graced Leicester Square over the years which have pages on this site detailing their history.

Leicester Square Theatres - Past and Present:

Alhambra Theatre - Daly's Theatre - Empire Theatre - Leicester Square Theatre Old - Leicester Square Theatre New - London Hippodrome - Prince Charles Theatre - Prince of Wales Theatre - Royal Panopticon of science and art

Leicester Square Cinemas - Past and Present:

Empire, Leicester Square - Odeon Leicester Square - Odeon West End - Prince Charles Cinema - Rialto Cinema - Warner West End / Vue

London's Leicester Square in Circa 1910

Above - London's Leicester Square in Circa 1910

Also see:

See Theatreland MapsLondon's Lost Theatres - Article

London's Theatres and Music Halls Past and Present
London's Lost Theatres and Music Halls
London's Current West End Theatres
Britain's Provincial Theatres
London's Pre 1907 West End seating plans
London Theatreland Maps 1860 1882 1900 1951 2002

Working Dimensions of London Theatre Stages 1960
Theatre Architects