quiz pic

Theatres of London Quiz

How much do you know about the history of the theatre? 12 Questions.

 
Created by:
dasher
Played: 268 times
Comments: 1 comment
Favs: 0 users
like this quiz
Rating:
4 stars
4.0 out of 5, based on 18 votes
Login or Register to view the answers and save your score!

1

Which of these was not an English Renaissance theatre?

  • The Half Moon
  • The Theatre
  • The Red Lion

2

Which derelict theatre did Lilian Baylis reopen in 1931?

  • Garrick Theatre
  • Sadler's Wells
  • London Palladium

3

Which London park has an Open Air Theatre that was founded in 1932 and is now owned by the New Shakespeare Company?

  • Hyde Park
  • Clapham Common
  • Regents Park

4

Which theatre was opened in 1881 to showcase the comic operas of Gilbert & Sullivan?

  • The Savoy
  • The Adelphi
  • London Coliseum

5

Which two theatres would you have visited to see the farces of Brian Rix from 1944 to 1971?

  • Mermaid & Lyric
  • Lyceum & Savoy
  • Whitehall & Garrick

6

Match the theatre to the area of London

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • Novello
  • London Palladium
  • Adelphi
  • Royal Opera House

Right

  • The Strand
  • Covent Garden
  • Aldwych
  • Oxford Street

7

Which theatre, founded by Sir Bernard Miles in 1959, was closed in 2003 amidst great controversy?

  • The Globe
  • The Fortune
  • The Mermaid

8

To avoid confusion with the reconstruction of Shakespeare's Globe in 1994, The Globe Theatre, founded in 1909, was renamed what?

  • Olivier Theatre
  • Gielgud Theatre
  • Garrick Theatre

9

Which of these is not an auditorium at the South Bank National Theatre?

  • Lyttelton
  • Effingham
  • Cottesloe

10

The collapse of the roof of the Shaftesbury Theatre in July 1973 forced the closure of which successful musical?

  • Oliver!
  • Hair
  • South Pacific

11

Which theatre is said to have many ghosts, including the Man In Grey, Joe Grimaldi and Charles Macklin?

  • Theatre Royal, Haymarket
  • The Royal Opera House
  • Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

12

The Lord Chamberlain's Men played at The Globe Theatre - where did The Admiral's Men play?

  • The Swan Theatre
  • The Curtain Theatre
  • The Fortune Playhouse

 

Header

Message

Close