Scala Theatre

in/near Fitzrovia, existed between 1772 and 1969

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The Prince of Wales Theatre in 1903 shortly before its demolition for the building of the Scala Theatre in 1904.
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Scala Theatre was a theatre in London, sited on Charlotte Street, off Tottenham Court Road. The first theatre on the site opened in 1772, and was demolished in 1969, after being destroyed by fire.

The theatre began on this site as The New Rooms where concerts were performed, in Charlotte Street, in 1772, under the management of Francis Pasquali. Popularity, and royal patronage led to the building’s enlargement by James Wyatt, and its renaming as the King’s Concert Rooms (1780–1786). It then became Rooms for Concerts of Ancient Music and Hyde’s Rooms (1786–1802, managed by The Directors of Concerts and Ancient Music).

In 1802, a private theatre club, managed by Captain Caulfield, the "Pic-Nics" occupied the building and named it the Cognoscenti Theatre (1802–1808). It became the New Theatre (1808–1815, under Saunders and Mr J. Paul) and was extended and fitted out as a public theatre with a portico entrance, on Tottenham Street.

It continued under a succession of managers as the unsuccessful Regency Theatre (1815–1820), falling into decline. The theatre then reopened as the West London Theatre (1820–1831, under Brunton), Queen’s Theatre (1831–1833, 1835–1837, and again 1839-1865), and Fitzroy Theatre (1833–1835 and 1837–1839). The lessee of the theatre from 1843 to 1869 was a scenic artist, Charles James James, and the theatre became the home of lurid melodrama, being nicknamed The Dusthole.

In 1865, the theatre was renovated and named the ’Prince of Wales Royal Theatre’ and this continued until its demolition in 1903. The same year, in partnership with Henry Byron, Effie Marie Wilton assumed the management of the theatre, having secured as a leading actor Squire Bancroft. The house soon became noted for the successful domestic drama-comedies by Thomas William Robertson, including his series of groundbreaking realist plays.

In 1903, Dr. Edmund Distin Maddick bought the property, and adjoining properties, and enlarged the site. The main entrance was now situated on Charlotte Street, and the old portico, on Tottenham Street became the stage door. The new theatre, designed by Frank Verity, opened in 1905, as The Scala Theatre, seating 1,139 and boasting a large stage. The new venture was not particularly successful, however, and became a cinema from 1911–1918, run by Charles Urban. In 1918, F. J. Nettlefold took over and ran the premises as a theatre again.

It became known as the New Scala in 1923, with D.A. Abrahams as licensee for both staging plays and showing films, becoming owner in 1925. Amateur productions and pantomime were performed, and for a while the theatre became home to the Gang Show. During World War II, it again housed professional theatre, reverting to the Scala Theatre. After the war, under the management of Prince Littler, amateur productions returned, with Peter Pan being the annual pantomime. This continued until 1969 when, after a fire, it was demolished for the building of offices, known as Scala House. In 1964, the theatre was used by The Beatles for the concert sequences in the film A Hard Day’s Night. Today it is the site of an apartment block.

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Fitzrovia

Fitzrovia is the area lying to the west of Tottenham Court Road.




LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Adam and Eve:   The Adam and Eve Tearooms were a fashionable Georgian watering hole.
All Souls Church:   All Souls Church is an evangelical Anglican church situated at the north end of Regent Street.
All Souls CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Birkbeck College:   Higher education institutions
Camden Primary Pupil Referral Unit:   Pupil referral unit which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
Capital City College Group:   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 14 and 99.
Conservatoire for Dance and Drama:   Higher education institutions
De Hems:   De Hems has become a base for London’s Dutch community, serving bitterballen and frikandellen.
Ecole Jeannine Manuel:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 18.
Edith Neville Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Euston:   London Euston is the southern terminus of the West Coast Main Line - serving Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool and Glasgow.
Euston Square:   Euston Square is a London Underground station near Euston station, at the corner of Euston Road and Gower Street, just north of University College London.
Fashion Retail Academy:   Miscellaneous which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 99.
Fitzrovia:   Fitzrovia is the area lying to the west of Tottenham Court Road.
Goodge Street:   Goodge Street station on London Underground's Northern Line, opened on 22 June 1907.
Green Park:   Green Park tube station is a London Underground station located on the north side of Green Park, close to the intersection of Piccadilly and the pedestrian Queen's Walk.
Hospital Home and Education Units co St Mary’s Hospitial Tuition Unit:   Miscellaneous
Les Cousins:   Les Cousins was a folk and blues club in the basement of a restaurant in Greek Street.
London Palladium:   The London Palladium is a 2,286-seat Grade II* West End theatre located on Argyll Street in the City of Westminster.
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine:   Higher education institutions
L’Escargot:   L’Escargot is one of London’s oldest restaurants.
Maria Fidelis Roman Catholic Convent School FCJ:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Netley Primary School & Centre for Autism:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
Newman Arms:   The Newman Arms has been a Fitzrovia fixture for centuries.
On This Day in London: 2 November:   Ally Pally’s TV role started on 2 November
Ossulston Estate:   The Ossulston Estate is a multi-storey council estate built by the London County Council in Somers Town between 1927 and 1931.
Oxford Circus:   Oxford Circus, designed by John Nash in 1811.
Piccadilly Circus:   Piccadilly Circus was built in 1819 to connect Regent Street with the major shopping street of Piccadilly. The circus lost its circular form in 1886 with the construction of Shaftesbury Avenue.
Piccadilly Theatre:   The Piccadilly Theatre is an Art Deco masterpiece in the West End.
Regent High School:   Community school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Regents Park Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Rhodes Farm:   Rhodes Farm was situated on Hampstead Road.
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art:   The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) is a drama school in London, England. It is one of the oldest drama schools in the United Kingdom, founded in 1904 by Herbert Beerbohm Tree.
Soho:   Soho is a world-famous area of the City of Westminster and part of the West End of London.
Soho Parish CofE Primary School:   Soho Parish Church of England School is a voluntary-aided primary which accepts pupils between the ages of 4 and 11.
Somers Town:   Somers Town is a district close to three main line rail termini - Euston, St Pancras and King’s Cross.
St Aloysius Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Mary and St Pancras Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St. James Gardens:   St. James Gardens were used as a burial ground between 1790 and 1853.
Tottenham Court Road:   Tottenham Court Road runs from St Giles' Circus (the junction of Oxford Street and Charing Cross Road) north to Euston Road.
University College London:   University College London (UCL) is a public research university and a constituent college of the federal University of London.
University College London:   Higher education institutions
University of London:   Higher education institutions
Warren Street:   Warren Street tube station is a London Underground station, located at the intersection of Tottenham Court Road and Euston Road. It is the nearest tube station to University College Hospital, being opposite the newly opened main building. It is also very close to Euston Square station.
West End Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Wyld’s Great Globe:   Wyld’s Great Globe was an attraction situated in Leicester Square between 1851 and 1862.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Fairyland:   During the period leading up to and during the First World War, 92 Tottenham Court Road was the location of a shooting range called Fairyland.
Queen's Arms (1890):   Photographed in 1890, the Queen's Arms - on the corner of Tottenham Street and Charlotte Street - lay in the heart of Fitzrovia.
Tottenham Court Road (1927):   The area through which Tottenham Court Road was built is mentioned in the Domesday Book as belonging to the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's Cathedral.


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And Horses Yard, W1S · Coach Horses Yard, W1S · Coach Road, NW1 · Cobourg Street, NW1 · Cockspur Street, SW1Y · Collingwood House, W1W · Colville Place, W1T · Conduit Avenue, SE10 · Conduit Street, W1B · Conduit Street, W1S · Conway Mews, W1T · Conway Street, W1T · Cooper’s Lane, NW1 · Cork Street, W1S · Coventry Street, W1D · Cranleigh Street, NW1 · Cumberland Market, NW1 · Dalmeny Court, SW1Y · Dansey Place, W1D · Darblay Street, W1F · Darwin Walk, WC1E · De Walden Court, W1W · Dean Street, W1D · Denman Street, W1D · Denmark Place, WC2H · Denmark Street, WC2H · Doric Way, NW1 · Doric Way, NW1 · Dover Street, W1S · Drummond Crescent, NW1 · Drummond Street, NW1 · Duck Lane, W1F · Dudley House, W1J · Dufours Place, W1F · Duke Of York Street, SW1Y · Duke Street St James’s, SW1Y · Duke Street, SW1Y · Duke’s Road, WC1H · Dukes Road, WC1H · Durham Wharf Drive, TW8 · Eagle Place, SW1Y · East Street, TW8 · Eastcastle Street, W1T · Eastcastle Street, W1W · Endsleigh Gardens, WC1H · Endsleigh Place, WC1H · Endsleigh Street, WC1H · Euston Centre, NW1 · Euston Road, NW1 · Euston Road, W1T · Euston Road, WC1H · Euston Square, NW1 · Euston Street, NW1 · Euston Tower · Evelyn Yard, W1T · Eversholt Street, NW1 · Everton Buildings, NW1 · Falconberg Court, W1D · Farringdon Street, W1S · First Floor, W1T · Fitzroy Court, W1T · Fitzroy Mews, W1T · Fitzroy Square, W1T · Fitzroy Street, W1T · Flaxman Court, W1F · Flichcroft Street, WC2H · Flitcroft Street, WC2H · Foley Street, W1W · Foubert’s Place, W1F · Fouberts Place, W1 · Fouberts Place, W1F · Foundry Mews, NW1 · French Railways House, W1J · Frith Street, W1D · Ganton Street, W1F · George Mews, NW1 · Germyn Street, SW1Y · Gerrard Place, W1D · Gerrard Street, W1D · Glasshouse Street, W1B · Golden Square, W1F · Goodge Place, W1T · Goodge Street, W1T · Gordon Mansions, WC1E · Gordon Square, WC1H · Gordon Street, WC1H · Gosfield Street, W1W · Goslett Yard, W1D · Goslett Yard, WC2H · Gower Court, WC1E · Gower Place, WC1E · Gower Street, WC1E · Grafton Mews, W1T · Grafton Place, NW1 · Grafton Way, W1T · Grafton Way, WC1E · Granby Terrace, NW1 · Great Castle Street, W1B · Great Castle Street, W1G · Great Castle Street, W1W · Great Chapel Street, W1F · Great Marlborough Street, W1B · Great Marlborough Street, W1F · Great Pulteney Street, W1F · Great Russell Street, W1T · Great Titchfield Street, W1 · Great Titchfield Street, W1W · Great Windmill Street, W1F · Greek Court, WC2H · Greek Street, W1D · Greens Court, W1F · Greenwell Street, W1T · Greenwell Street, W1W · Gresse Street, W1T · Ham Yard, W1D · Hampden Close, NW1 · Hampstead Road, NW1 · Hanover Street, W1S · Hanson Street, W1W · Hanway Place, W1T · Hanway Street, W1T · Harrington Square, NW1 · Harrington Street, NW1 · Haymarket, SW1Y · Heddon Street, W1B · Heddon Street, W1S · Hills Place, W1F · Hobhouse Court, WC2H · Holland Street, W1F · Hollen Street, W1F · Hopkins Street, W1F · Horse and Dolphin Yard, W1D · Howland Street, W1T · Huntley Street, WC1E · Ingestre Court, W1F · Ingestre Place, W1F · International House, W1B · Irving Street, WC2H · Jermyn Street, SW1A · Jermyn Street, SW1Y · John Street, SE11 · Kemp’s Court, W1F · Keppel Street, WC1E · King Street, SW1Y · Kingly Court, W1B · Kingly Street, W1B · Kinnaird House, SW1Y · Lancing Street, NW1 · Langham Place, W1B · Langham Street, W1W · Laxton Place, NW1 · Leicester Place, WC2H · Leicester Square, WC2H · Leicester Street, WC2H · Lexington Street Cos, W1F · Lexington Street, W1F · Lidlington Place, NW1 · Linen Hall, W1B · Lisle Street, WC2H · Little Marlborough Street, W1F · Little Newport Street, WC2H · Little Portland Street, W1W · Little Titchen Street, W1W · Little Titchfield Street, W1W · Livonia Street, W1F · London Pavilion, W1J · Longford Street, NW1 · Lower James Street, W1F · Lower John Street, W1F · Lower Regent Street, SW1Y · Lowndes Court, W1F · Macclesfield Street, W1D · Maddox Street, W1S · Malet Place, WC1E · Malet Street, WC1E · Manette Street, W1D · Maple Street, 92103 · Maple Street, W1T · Margaret Court, W1W · Margaret Street, W1B · Margaret Street, W1W · Market Place, W1W · Marlborough Court, W1F · Marshall Street, W1F · Marylebone Passage, W1W · Masons Arms Mews, W1S · Masons Yard, SW1Y · Mason’s Arms Mews, W1S · Mayford, NW1 · Meard Street, W1F · Melton Street, NW1 · Middleton Buildings, W1W · Middleton Place, W1W · Midford Place, W1T · Mill Street, W1S · Moor Street, W1D · Morley House, W1B · Mortimer Market, W1T · Mortimer Street, W1 · Mortimer Street, W1T · Mortimer Street, W1W · Morwell Street, WC1B · Nassau Street, W1W · Netley Street, NW1 · New Burlington Mews, W1B · New Burlington Place, W1S · New Burlington Street, W1B · New Burlington Street, W1S · New Cavendish Street, W1W · New Zealand House, SW1Y · Newburg Road, W1F · Newburgh Street, W1F · Newman Passage, W1T · Newman Street, W1T · Newport Court, WC2H · Newport Place, W1D · Noel Street, W1F · Norris Street, SW1Y · North Cloisters, WC1E · North Crescent, WC1E · North Cresent, WC1E · North Gower Street, NW1 · Oakley Square, NW1 · Oakshott Court, NW1 · Ogle Street, W1W · Old Bond Street, W1J · Old Bond Street, W1S · Old Burlington Street, W1S · Old Compton Street, W1D · Orange Street, SW1Y · Orange Street, WC2H · Ormond Yard, SW1Y · Ossulston Street, NW1 · Oxendon Street, W1D · Oxford Circus, W1D · Oxford Street, W1D · Oxford Street, W1F · Pall Mall East, SW1Y · Pall Mall, SW1Y · Panton Street, W1D · Park Place, SW1A · Penryn Street, NW1 · Percy Street, W1T · Peter Street, W1F · Phoenix Road, NW1 · Phoenix Street, WC2H · Piccadilly Arcade, SW1Y · Piccadilly Arcade, W1J · Piccadilly Circus, W1B · Piccadilly Circus, W1J · Piccadilly Place, W1J · Piccadilly, SW1Y · Piccadilly, W1A · Poland Street, W1F · Pollen Street, W1S · Polygon Road, NW1 · Portland Mews, W1F · Prince Of Wales Passage, NW1 · Prince Regent Mews, NW1 · Princes Arcade, SW1Y · Princes Street, W1B · Princess House, W1W · Purchese Street, NW1 · Queen’s Yard, W1T · Ramillies Place, W1F · Ramillies Street, W1F · Rathbone Place, W1T · Rathbone Place, WC1H · Rathbone Street, W1T · Regent Place, W1B · Regent Street, SW1Y · Regent Street, W1 · Regent Street, W1B · Regent Street, W1J · Regents Park, NW1 · Richmond Buildings, W1D · Richmond Mews, W1D · Ridgmount Gardens, WC1E · Ridgmount Street, WC1E · Riding House Street, W1B · Riding House Street, W1W · Robert Street, NW1 · Romilly Street, W1D · Rose and Crown Yard, SW1Y · Royal Arcade, W1S · Royal Opera Arcade, SW1Y · Royalty Mews, W1D · Rupert Court, W1D · Rupert Street, W1D · Ryder Street, SW1Y · Sackville Street, W1S · Saint James’s Square, SW1Y · Saint James’s Street, SW1A · Sandringham Court, W1F · Savile Row, W1S · Scala Street, W1T · Seymour House, NW1 · Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D · Sheraton Street, W1F · Sherwood Street, W1F · Silver Place, W1F · Smiths Court, W1D · Soho Square, W1D · Soho Street, W1D · Somers Close, NW1 · Sounding Alley, E3 · South Cloisters, WC1H · St Albans Street, SW1Y · St Anne’s Court, W1F · St Annes, NW1 · St James Square, SW1Y · St Jamess Chambers, SW1Y · St Jamess Market, SW1Y · St Jamess Square, SW1Y · St Martins Street, WC2H · St Mary Magdalene Church, NW1 · Stacey Street, WC2H · Stafford Street, W1S · Stanhope Parade, NW1 · Stanhope Street, NW1 · Starcross Street, NW1 · Stephen Mews, W1T · Stephen Street, W1T · Stephenson Way, NW1 · Store Street, WC1E · Suffolk Place, SE2 · Suffolk Place, SW1Y · Suffolk Street, SW1Y · Sutton Row, W1D · Swallow Place, W1B · Swallow Street, W1B · Tavistock House South, WC1H · Tavistock House, WC1H · Taviton Street, WC1H · The London Pavillion, W1J · The Polygon · The Ritz Arcade, W1J · The Royal Arcade, W1S · Third Floor, WC1E · Thornhaugh Street, WC1H · Tisbury Court, W1D · Tolmers Square, NW1 · Torrington Place, WC1E · Torrington Square, WC1H · Tottenham Court Road, W1T · Tottenham Mews, W1T · Tottenham Street, W1T · Townsend House, W1D · Triton Square, NW1 · Triton Street, NW1 · University Street, WC1E · Upper James Street, W1F · Upper John Street, W1F · Upper Woborn Place, WC1H · Upper Woburn Place, WC1H · Varndell Street, NW1 · Vigo Street, W1S · Walker’s Court, W1F · Walkers Court, W1F · Wardour Mews, W1F · Wardour Street, W1D · Wardour Street, W1F · Warren Court, NW1 · Warren Mews, W1T · Warren Street, W1T · Warwick House Street, SW1Y · Warwick Street, W1B · Waterloo Place, SW1Y · Wedgewood Mews, W1D · Wedgwood Mews, W1D · Wells Mews, W1T · Wells Street, W1D · Wells Street, W1T · Werrington Street, NW1 · Whitcomb Street, WC2H · Whitfield Place, W1T · Whitfield Street, W1T · Whittlebury Street, NW1 · Wilder Walk, W1B · William Road, NW1 · Windmill Street, W1T · Winnett Street, W1D · Winsley Street, W1D · Winsley Street, W1W · Woburn Square, WC1H · Woburn Walk, WC1H ·
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Central London, north west (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Central London, north west.
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Cruchley's New Plan of London Shewing all the new and intended improvements to the Present Time. - Cruchley's Superior Map of London, with references to upwards of 500 Streets, Squares, Public Places & C. improved to 1848: with a compendium of all Place of Public Amusements also shewing the Railways & Stations.
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Cary's New And Accurate Plan of London and Westminster (1818) FREE DOWNLOAD
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John Rocque Map of London (1762) FREE DOWNLOAD
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Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1843) FREE DOWNLOAD
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Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1836) FREE DOWNLOAD
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London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
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The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
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Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
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