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Question 1: The Grateful Dead, The Clash, Bob Marley & The Wailers, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Colosseum, U2, and ________ all played here.
This Time – The First Four YearsCulture ClubBoy GeorgeFrom Luxury to Heartache

Question 2: In 1866, ________'s The Long Strike (his adaptation of Elizabeth Gaskell's Manchester novels Mary Barton and Lizzie Leigh) was produced here.
Dion BoucicaultJoseph JeffersonCharles KeanCharles Mathews

Question 3: In 1867, he presented his Christmas ________, called Harlequin Cock Robin and Jenny Wren..., and in 1884, he produced the drama Comedy and Tragedy.
Santa ClausChristmas lightsWhite ChristmasPantomime

Question 4: A proposed redevelopment of ________ by the GLC in 1968 saw the theatre under threat, together with the nearby Vaudeville, Garrick, Adelphi and Duchess theatres.
Walthamstow MarketCovent GardenFitzroviaHolborn

Question 5: Their 1879 production of ________ ran for an unusual 250 nights, and success followed success in the Shakespeare canon as well as in other major plays.
King LearThe Taming of the ShrewHamletThe Merchant of Venice

Question 6: REALLY USEFUL THEATRES Adelphi • Cambridge • Drury Lane • Her Majesty's • ________ • New London • Palace
Apollo Victoria TheatreVictoria Palace TheatreLondon PalladiumPrince Edward Theatre

Question 7: [10] ________ worked between 1878 and 1898 as business manager of the theatre, and Irving was Stoker's real-life inspiration for the character Count Dracula in his 1897 novel, Dracula.
Dracula: Dead and Loving ItAbbott and Costello Meet FrankensteinAbraham Van HelsingBram Stoker

Question 8: Tom Taylor's adaptation of ________, with Dickens himself as consultant, played in 1860, shortly after end of its serialisation and volume publication.
A Tale of Two CitiesThe Pickwick PapersThe Old Curiosity ShopGreat Expectations

Question 9: Irving continued to star in plays there, especially Shakespeare, until 1902, engaging co-star ________ for that entire period of 24 years.
MacbethEllen TerryLyceum Theatre, LondonHamlet

Question 10: The house was famous as the first theatre in London to be lit by gas and for hosting the London première of ________'s opera Cosi Fan Tutti.
Wolfgang Amadeus MozartKöchel catalogueMozart piano concertosMozart family grand tour


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