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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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  • Interesting church, many memorials to past actors. Eg. Peter O'Toole. The building itself is quite plain, but this is made up for with the actors plaques around the sides.  more »
  • This is a lovely church where outside the main door is where the entertainers do their entertaining and bring in the crowds You can sit in the internal secluded garden in the church and have your lunc...  more »
  • This masterpiece of 1633 is opposite to a side entrance at Covent Gardend. Don't hesitate to visit it, there are commemorative plaques of great artists from the United Kingdom, as Sir Noél Coward (1899-1973), the great writer and playwright, actor and director Sir Charles Chaplin (1889-1977), and the memorable and lovable Boris Karloff (1887-1969) ("The Mummy", "Frankenstein"), among many other works of terror We can also find Thomas Arne (1710-1778), musician, parishioner of St. Paul, and composer of "Rule Britannia", among many other actors and actresses from the West End. As if this out shortly, you will find with Jones, Jack Church, daily sleeping NAP next to a heater, and watch that does not enter any mouse. Lovely!
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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...