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Regency Newspapers and Magazines
London
The Theatre of Regency London
 
January 2017 --- My Regency World of theatre is continuing at Pinterest; see my latest research finds at
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Theatre was at the heart of Regency London, the delight of the Beau Monde, and is the setting for many delicious scenes in Regency romance novels.
Here, in vintage views, are the actors, actresses and theatres of Regency London
My Latest Research Discoveries 2015
Saloon to the Private Boxes at New Covent Garden Theatre from The Repository of Arts, February 1810 Royal Coburg Theatre, 1818 illustration by R. B. Schnebbelie Theatre Royal, Covent Garden from The Repository of Arts, October 1809
Miss Nash, actress from La Belle Assemblee, August 1816 Miss O'Neill, actress from La Belle Assemblee, January 1816 Miss Somerville of Drury Lane Theatre from La Belle Assemblee, December 1816
 
Below The Theatre Royal, Covent Garden--sometimes referred to as simply Covent Garden Theatre
Below The Royal Circus 1809
Below Sadler's Wells Theatre 1810
Below Charles Kemble
Below Sarah Kemble Siddons
Below Opera House, Haymarket 1809
Below The Fortune Theatre
Below Theatre attendance was so popular that hackney coachmen had a special schedule of fares:
 
From The Ladies Monthly Museum 1817
Miss Eliza Brunton - actress
From La Belle Assemblee 1812
Mrs. Edwin - actress
From The Ladies' Monthly Museum 1819
Miss E. W. MacAuley - actress
From The Ladies' Monthly Museum 1819
Miss Margaret Taylor - actress
Below Edmund Kean
Below William Charles Macready

Right Interior - Covent Garden Theatre
from La Belle Assemblee January 1810

 

 

 

 

 

Below a scene from 'The Old Oak Chest'
by Jane Scott 1816

 

Below Miss Catherine Stephens
as 'Lucy Borham'
The Ladies' Monthly Museum 1819

Below Miss Frances Maria Kelly
an actress
The Ladies' Monthly Museum 1819