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  • Richardr PRO 9y

    The Coliseum Theatre is one of London's largest and best equipped theatres, opening in 1904 adjacent to Trafalgar Square. It was the creation of the most powerful theatre manager of the day, Oswald Stoll, and the foremost theatre architect, Frank Matcham, who also designed the London Palladium. Their ambition was to build the largest and finest 'People's palace of entertainment' of its age. It is currently the home of the English National Opera.
  • Balliolman PRO 9y

    I'd like to take a stereo of this interesting architecture ... 1-2-3H
  • Richardr PRO 9y

    Any particular reason? I do have a photo of it taken from the other side, which I may post at some point (not quite what you mean by stereo, I know).
  • Richard White PRO 9y

    I have spent many a happy evening in the Colloseum watching and listening to the English National Opera..
  • Evil_Elliot 9y

    Remarkable - the way the globe is set up especailly!
  • Richardr PRO 9y

    I've only been to it twice - once for Adams' Nixon in China and once for The Magic Flute.

    The globe actually revolves.
  • Evil_Elliot 9y

    oh now that would b e fun to see! Nixon in China sounds good (no disrespect to the magic flute but only Nixon could go to China!)
  • Corydora PRO 9y

    So grand - and I love the fact that the globe actually revolves! Wonderful shot :-)
  • Richardr PRO 9y

    Thanks.
  • Richardr PRO 9y

    New version:

    The Coliseum
  • Chris Daniel PRO 6y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Architect - Matcham, Frank, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
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