Behind the Doors of Notorious Covent Garden. The Cultutal heart of London Book


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EAN: 9781440185007
Product Code: 1027
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Covent Garden the cultural heart of London is notorious for its history ghosts and the Old Market. Discover the special places unique to this area. Actress playwright and producer Elizabeth Sharland shares her expert insight and knowledge to reveal some of the best stories about the famous theatres in this area where Shakespeare Coward and Beckett meet the Lion King and Oliver and where Broadway meets the West End. Hardback


The Lyceum Theatre Royal Drury Lane The Adelphi The Strand The Garrick...Learn about residents of Covent Garden Like David Garrick Ellen Terry David Drummond and Cecil Court. Hear about those amazing restaurants frequented by the greats of the British stage like The Ivy Sheekey's Mon Plaisir and Rules - the secret meeting place for Royalty. Find hidden treasures in the area's antique and speciality shops including our very own Dress Circle. Learn about the history of the area's historic pubs including the Lamb and Flag the Nell Gwynn and the Salisbury. And of other special places like the Crush Bar at the Royal Opera House and hotels like the Waldorf. And don't forget the ghosts!


Elizabeth Sharland is an actress author playwright musician and artist. Trained at the Guildhall School in London she toured Australia with the Old Vic Company headed by Katharine Hepburn and Robert Helpmann. She worked for Yul Brynner on his final tour of "The King and I" as his PA across America and she has had 2 plays produced in London and 3 in New York. This is her 10th book. She lives in London New York and Palm Beach.


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