Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon
(1929-present)

place and theatre

Aged 90

Commemorated on 2 plaques

Elliott Brown on Flickr
Elliott Brown on Flickr

This stone was laid by the right honourable Lord Ampthill GCSI GCIE most worshipful Pro Grand Master of the United Grand Lodge of England on the 2nd July 1929 to commemorate the rebuilding of the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre

Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Bancroft Basin, Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom where it rebuilt (1929)

The Shakespeare Memorial Theatre patron his Majesty King George the Fifth was opened on the 23rd day of April 1932 by his Royal Highness Edward Prince of Wales and built by International Subscription. President of the Governors, Chairman of the Council the Viscount Burnham, Sir Archibald Flower. Architects Elisabeth Scott, Maurice Chesterton, John Casherherd. Superstructure G.E. Wallis & Sons Ltd. Foreman E.G. Miller. Foundations Holliday & Greenwood Ltd. Foreman J Farndon. Clerk of works P C Long. Secretary to Fund H Fossell

Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Bancroft Basin, Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom where it opened (1932)