The Music Hall and Theatre History Site
Dedicated to Arthur Lloyd, 1839 - 1904.

London's Lost Theatres and Music Halls

London's West End Theatres - London's Theatres

Shaftesbury Avenue in 1949 - Photo Chalmers Butterfield


Above - London's Shaftesbury Avenue in 1949 - Chalmers Butterfield

Below is a list of all the Theatres and Music Halls in London which have either been demolished or are no longer in Theatrical use, and which have pages on this site detailing their history

Alcazar Music Hall
Albert Palace and Open Air Theatre, Battersea
Alexandra Theatre, Stoke Newington
Alexandra Theatre, Camden
Alexandra Music Hall, Southwark
Alhambra Theatre
Angel Picture Theatre, Islington
Astoria Theatre, Charing Cross Road
Astoria Theatre, Old Kent Road
Astoria Theatre, Streatham
Astoria Theatre, Brixton
Astoria Theatre, Finsbury Park
Balham, Empire Theatre
Balham, Royal Duchess Theatre
Battersea Palace
Bedford Music Hall
Belgravia Theatre, Sloane Square
Bijou Theatre
Borough Theatre, Stratford East
Borough Music Hall, Southwark
Britannia Music Hall, Southwark
Britannia Theatre Hoxton
Brixton Empress Theatre
Brixton Theatre
Brixton Palladium Picture House
Brixton Electric Pavilion / Ritzy Cinema
Brunswick Theatre, Whitechapel
Camberwell Theatres, Music Halls, and Cinemas
Cambridge Music Hall, Shoreditch
Camden Theatre
Canterbury Music Hall
Capitol Theatre, Forest Hill
Capitol Theatre, Haymarket
Carlton Theatre, Haymarket
Carlton Theatre, Islington
Catford, Lewisham Hippodrome
Century Theatre, Strand
Charing Cross Theatre
Chelsea Palace Theatre
Chiswick Empire Theatre
City of London Theatre, Bishopsgate
Clapham Grand
Clapham Shakespeare Theatre
Clapham Imperial Palace
Coal Hole Strand
Collins' Music Hall
Corinthian Bazaar
Coronet Theatre, Notting Hill Gate
Cripplegate Theatre
Crown / Hippodrome, Peckham
Crouch End Hippodrome
Croydon Grand
Croydon Davis
Croydon Empire 1897
Croydon Empire 1906
Croydon Theatre Royal
Croydon Hippodrome
Crystal Palace
Curtain Theatre, Shoreditch
Davis Theatre, Croydon
Daly's Theatre
Dalston Theatre
Deptford Theatre
Duke's Theatre, Holborn
Duke's Theatre, Portugal Street and Dorset Gardens
Ealing Theatre / Hippodrome
East Ham Palace Theatre
East London Theatre, Whitechapel Road
East London Theatre, Goodmans Fields
Egyptian Hall
Elephant and Castle Theatre
Electric Palace, Lewisham
Embassy Theatre, High Holborn
Empire Theatre, Balham
Empire Theatre, Leicester Square
Empire Theatre, Kingston
Empire, Ilford
Empire, Islington
Empire Theatre, Woolwich
Empress, Brixton
Empress Theatre / Hall, Earls Court
Euston Theatre of Varieties
Evans's Supper Rooms
Finsbury Park Empire
Foresters Music Hall
Fortune Theatre, Cripplegate
Fulham Theatre
Gaiety Theatre
Gatti's, Villiers Street
Gatti's Westminster Bridge Road
Garrick Theatre, Whitechapel
Gaumont Palace, Wood Green
Gaumont Theatre, North Finchley
Globe Theatre, Newcastle Street
Golders Green Hippodrome
Goodman's Fields Theatre
Grand Harmonic Hall, Southwark Bridge Road
Granada Theatre, Tooting Broadway
Grand Opera House, Embankment
Grand Theatre, Clapham Junction
Grand Theatre, Croydon
Grand Theatre, Islington
Grand Theatre, Fulham
Granville Theatre, Walham Green, Fulham
Grecian Theatre, Shoreditch
Greenwich Prince Of Wales Theatre
Hammersmith Original Lyric Theatre
Hammersmith King's Theatre
Hammersmith Palace
Hengler's Grand Cirque
Hippodrome, Ilford
Holborn Empire
Holborn Theatre
Holloway Empire
Hoxton Varieties
International Theatre, Holborn
Imperial Theatre, Westminster
Imperial Palace of Varieties, Canning Town
Irving Theatre
Islington Empire
Islington Palace
Kennington Theatre
Kilburn Empire Theatre
Kilburn Theatre Royal
Kilburn Gaumont State Cinema
Kilburn Grange Theatre
Kilburn Picture House
Kingston Empire
Kingston Royal County Theatre
King's Cross Theatre / Clarence / Cabinet
King's Hall, Holborn Restaurant
King's Theatre, Hammersmith
King's Palace Theatre, Wimbledon
Kingsway Theatre, Holborn
Little Theatre, John Street
Leicester Square Theatre - Old
Lewisham Hippodrome
London Hippodrome
London Music Hall, Shoreditch
London Opera House, Kingsway
London Pavilion
Lusby's Music Hall
Lyric, Hammersmith Old
Marlborough Theatre, Islington
Marylebone Theatre

Marylebone Music Hall
May Fair Theatre
Metropolitan, Edgware Road
McDonald's Music Hall
Middlesex Music Hall
Mirror Theatre, Holborn
Mogul Saloon
National Opera House, Embankment
National Standard Theatre, Shoreditch
New Cross Empire
New Cross Broadway Theatre
Novelty Theatre, Holborn
Old Kent Picture House
Olympic Theatre, Wych Street
Olympic Theatre, Leicester Square
Opera Comique
Orpheum Theatre, Golder's Green
Oxford Music Hall
Palace Theatre, Walthamstow
Park Theatre, Camden
Parkhurst Theatre
Paragon Theatre, Mile End
Patagonian Theatre, Exeter Exchange, Strand
Pavilion Theatre, Whitechapel Road
Peckham Crown / Hippodrome
Penge Empire
Philharmonic Hall
Picture Playhouse, Peckham
Plaza Theatre, Regent Street
Players Theatre
Prince of Wales Theatre, Greenwich
Princess of Wales's Theatre, Kennington
Prince of Wales Picture Playhouse, Lewisham
Princess's Theatre,Oxford Street
Princess Cinema, Dagenham
Poplar - Queen's
Poplar Hippodrome
Poplar Town Hall
Portman Theatre
Putney Hippodrome
Pyke's Cinematograph Theatre, Shepherd's Bush
Queen's Long Acre
Raglan Music Hall, Southwark
Raymond's Revuebar
Regent Theatre, King's Cross
Rehearsal Theatre, Maiden Lane
Riverside Theatre, Festival Gardens, Battersea Park
Rotherhithe Hippodrome
Rotunda Assembly Room, Southwark
Royal Albert Music Hall, Canning Town
Royal Aquarium Victoria
Royal Artillery Theatre, Woolwich
Royal Circus, Blackfriars Road
Royal Duchess Theatre, Balham
Royal Cambridge Music Hall
Royal Court Theatre, Sloane Square (First)
Royal Holborn
Royal Panopticon of Science and Art
Royal Standard Music Hall
Royal Strand Theatre
Royal Sussex Theatre
Royal Victoria Hall and Coffee Tavern
Royal Victoria Music Hall, Bethnal Green
Royalty Theatre , Kingsway
Royalty Theatre, Soho
Royalty Theatre, Whitechapel
Sans Souci
Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Saville Theatre
Scala Theatre
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Shaftesbury Theatre - Original
Shepherds Bush Empire
Shepherd's Bush Pavilion
Shilling Theatre, Fulham
Shoreditch Town Hall
Shoreditch Empire
Shoreditch London Music Hall

Shoreditch Royal Cambridge Music Hall
Shoreditch National Standard Theatre
South London Palace
Star of Bermondsey
St. George's Hall
St. Georges Theatre, Tufnell Park
St. James's Hall
St. James's Theatre
St. Martin's Music Hall, Long Acre
Streatham Astoria
Streatham Hill Theatre
Strand Musick hall
Stratford East Borough Theatre
Stratford East Empire Palace Theatre
Stoll Theatre , Kingsway
Sun The, Knightsbridge
Surrey Music Hall and Gardens, Kennington
Surrey Music Hall, Southwark Bridge Road
Surrey Theatre
Talk of the Town
Temple of Varieties, Hammersmith
Terriss Theatre, Rotherhithe
Terry's Theatre
Theatre Royal , Covent Garden
Theatre Royal, Croydon
Theatre Royal, Holborn
Theatre Royal, Portugal Street
Tivoli Theatre
Tooting Granada
Tottenham Palace
Toole's Theatre
Trafalgar Square Theatre
Trocadero, Leicester Square
Trocadero, New Kent Road
Troc-Ette Theatre, Tower Bridge Road
Twentieth Century Theatre
Victoria Hall
Walthamstow Palace Theatre
Washington, Battersea
West London Theatre
Weston's Music Hall
West London Theatre
Westminster Theatre
Wilcox's Music Hall, Whitechapel
Willesden Hippodrome
Wilton's Music Hall
Wimbledon King's Palace Theatre
Wimbledon Regal Theatre
Winchester Music Hall, Southwark Bridge Road
Windmill Theatre
Winter Garden Theatre, Drury Lane
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road
Wood Green Empire
Woolwich Grand / Hippodrome
Woolwich Empire Theatre
Woolwich Granada
Woolwich Odeon Theatre
Woolwich Royal Artillery Theatre

Also see:

London'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
Leicester Square Theatres Index
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

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