Front view of the Drury Lane Theatre in the 18th century. (Originally a cockpit before conversion to a theatre during the reign

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Front view of the Drury Lane Theatre in the 18th century. (Originally a cockpit before conversion to a theatre during the reign of James I (1603-1625). Further rebuilding on the site in 1662. Nell Gwynn performed there in 1666. Rebuilt in 1674 by Sir Christopher Wren (1632-1723), having burnt in 1671).