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St. Paul's Church (The Actors' Church), London
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A small church in Covent Garden, St. Paul's Church (The Actors' Church) has earned the nickname "the actor's church" thanks to a close association with the theater community. Built in 1631 according to plans by architect and stage designer Inigo Jones, the church's theatrical roots date back just as far. Today, the church is home to a professional theater company called Iris Theatre. Wander freely through the building to see tributes to all the well-known actors who have passed through the doors, including Charlie Chaplin, Judy Dench, and Gwen Stefani, who even held a wedding here. Work out when and for how long to visit St. Paul's Church (The Actors' Church) and other London attractions using our handy London holiday planner.
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  • When you visit Covent Garden you might also visit St. Paul's Church which is located right next to the famous flea market. From what we saw (we were doing maintenance work) isn't very big but it has benches and a garden with children's playground. Inside the church there are plaques on the walls of famous actors including Charlie Chaplin, Boris Karloff, Vivien Leigh. At The Actors ' Church that is also called you can attend concerts, plays and musical performances.
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  • We have sung with chorus A58. Good acoustics. At the rear a lot of street theatre and at Apple Market.
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  • It is a small church in Covent Garden. Church of England because they are gorgeous, but name actors, Church Street, and Vivian Lee etc... Theatre official name plates are lined against the wall. I have been watching the musical "Godspell", seems often to stage concerts and plays. Sets and stage in the theatre is not from the concert format as heard in advance. So far imagined performers singing in front of a mic stand is actually run and jump from the audience close, never sang at no stage. It is very dangerous. The great church so Chair-shaped, never easy, was not to feel it. Is to look at if it had staged the something during the visit. From the dropped out one toilet not in the building. Outside the building, on the road again with the hotel toilet. Termini is increasingly aware of and unavoidable, but it still in better.
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  • With the famous portico facing the throngs on Covent Garden serving as a backdrop to street performers, rather slip around to enter the 'actors' church and small enclosed garden with a surfeit of park benches, to admire the simple but impressive interior. Grade I Listed, attributed to Inigo Jones and worth the diversion.
  • Stunning- an architectural gem, but super pricey to go in and see.
  • Amazing building and fun atmosphere around
  • Sehr schöne kleine Kirche direkt am Covent Garden Market.
  • St Paul's Church, Centrally Located At Covent Garden, Local And Tourists Visitors All Year Around...