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Ambassadors Theatre

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: The Ambassadors Theatre opened on 5th June 1913. The theatre presented Deburau in 1921 which saw Ivor Novello making his first stage appearance, Eugene O'Neill's The Emperor Jones starring Paul Robeson, The Mask of Virtue in 1935 which saw the West End stage debut of a 22 year old Vivien Leigh and Spring Meeting in 1938 with Margaret Rutherford. Britain's longest running production The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie opened at The Ambassadors on 25th November 1952 and played here until its 21st Birthday in 1973 when it transferred next door to the larger St Martin's Theatre.

More information at: https://www.theambassadorstheatre.co.uk/about

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Stones In His Pockets

 File — Box 8
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of playbills, programs, and personal items collected by Tuck throughout his many years of theater-going. The bulk of the collection represents Pittsburgh area theaters as well as London area theatres. There are personal items such as his ticket stubs from performances, phonograph records, and newspaper clippings collected by Mr. Tuck in this collection as well.Throughout Mr. Tuck’s theater-going career he saw many different types of plays, musicals, operas,...
Dates: Existence: 1960 - 2008

Who Killed 'Agatha' Christie?

 File — Box 8
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of playbills, programs, and personal items collected by Tuck throughout his many years of theater-going. The bulk of the collection represents Pittsburgh area theaters as well as London area theatres. There are personal items such as his ticket stubs from performances, phonograph records, and newspaper clippings collected by Mr. Tuck in this collection as well.Throughout Mr. Tuck’s theater-going career he saw many different types of plays, musicals, operas,...
Dates: Existence: 1960 - 2008