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St. Paul's Church (The Actors' Church)

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Perfect setting for the finale!

Beautifully simple church designed by Indigo Jones in the reign of Charles 1 in the 1600’s. Plaques... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
510christine
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London, United Kingdom
Very unique place!

Make sure you check out Charles Macklin's plaque(great actor) in the top right corner of the Church... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
OJG2013
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Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautifully simple church designed by Indigo Jones in the reign of Charles 1 in the 1600’s. Plaques line the wall as testament to the famous actors, actresses and theatre luminaries who had their funerals conducted in this lovely church. There are three passageways leading to...More

Thank 510christine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Make sure you check out Charles Macklin's plaque(great actor) in the top right corner of the Church on the wall! Check out what they have put above! Then check on Google and see what awful thing he did and got away with!!! But hey, that's...More

Thank OJG2013
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We enjoyed seeing The Tempest here. The changing scenes, which required the audience to move with the actors to different sets, is a great way to keep curiosity at a peak with lots of amusing scenes and talented players. It makes a refreshing change to...More

Thank CosmicCarrot
Reviewed 6 August 2018

catch this production (or any other at St Paul's Church) if you can - set on 5 different 'stages', one being inside the church itself and the other in a walkway between two garden stages, the sense of movement enhanced the experience and the actors/script...More

Thank Rufus B
Reviewed 18 July 2018

I was with a troupe of musicians with a concert in St. Paul's. The acoustics are unbelievably awesome. The stained glass windows and the amazing wood treatments are really worth looking at. But Jones is a one-of-a-kind treat. He probably is as famous as the...More

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 2 July 2018

We were aware of the existence of this church near the market in Covent Garden, and its possible links with My Fair Lady's Eliza Dolittle, but had never previously ventured inside. It is a charming place with a fascinating link to the performing arts. There...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

An unassuming church designed by Inigo Jones and completed in 1633. The facade of the church faces the Covenant Garden Piazza which was the first formal square in London. The actual entry to the church is around the back. The location is very close to...More

Thank Della G
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

A nice quiet place inside and outside with a very pleasant park around the church where you can sit and relax, read, enjoy the nice weather or do whatever you please. Right next to the Covent Market.

Thank Michel P
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Came to a fun singing event here (a Come and sing), it is a lovely church on Covent Garden which is closely linked to the theatre community. It's a haven of tranquility in the gardens recommended for a quiet moment!

Thank Louise V
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Build 1631-1633, located at Bedford Street just behind Covent Garden (City of Westminster) - and have a connection to theatre and actors since 1663. On the walls inside you can see a lot of famous actors names.

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Sorry, I can't help. We took the subway but as Covent Garden station was closed we walked from Leicester Square.
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