Robert Elliston

Standard Name: Elliston, Robert


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Publishing Harriette Wilson
She wrote a farce which she submitted to Robert Elliston , manager of Drury Lane (and an old friend who later proposed marriage to her). But he did not accept her play. In 1829 (after...


The Surrey Theatre in Blackfriars Road, Lambeth, was opened by Robert Elliston on the site of the former Royal Circus ; with various ups and downs it continued as a theatre until 1920.
By September 1819
Facing debts of £90,000, Drury Lane Theatre was forced to close.
Drury Lane Theatre was closed for a complete internal overhaul.