William Macready

Died aged c. 80

William Charles Macready (3 March 1793 – 27 April 1873) was an English actor.

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Commemorated on 3 plaques

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The original Theatre Royal stood on this site from 7th February 1815 to 10th May 1936 when it was destroyed by fire. Many famous actors performed here including Charles Kemble, Mrs Dora Jordan, Joseph Grimaldi, Edmund Kean, William Charles Macready and Mrs Beerbohm Tree.

Theatre Royal, St James Street, King's Lynn, United Kingdom where they performed

Theatre Lane. In 1795 the Theatre Royal, seating 600, was created in Marischal Street by Stephen Kemble, brother of the actor John Philip Kemble. Eminent performers included Charles Macready and Charles Keen. The theatre flourished until 1872 when it was replaced by Her Majesty's Opera House, later the Tivoli, in Guild Street.

Theatre Lane, Virginia Street end, Aberdeen, United Kingdom where they performed

William Charles Macready lived here 1860-1873

6 Wellington Square, Cheltenham, United Kingdom where they lived