London Borough of Lambeth in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
1907 – 1989
Baron Olivier of Brighton
Founding Director of the National Theatre
1963 – 1973
More than two hundred, mainly theatre and film people and institutions,
contributed to the Laurence Olivier Centenary Statue Appeal
made by his son Tarquin, who said –
“Larry was true.
He was exciting, gloriously funny,
and is still part of what makes life worth living,
as is his creation the National Theatre.”
The principal contributors were – (an extensive list)
This statue was unveiled on 23rd September 2007
by Richard Attenborough and members of the original company.
Location. 51° 30.444′ N, 0° 6.923′ W. Marker is in London Borough of Lambeth, England, in Greater London County. Marker can be reached from Waterloo Bridge just from Upper Ground, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located on the plaza next to the National Theater. Marker is in this post office area: London Borough of Lambeth, England SE1 9PX, United Kingdom.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. RNLI Tower Lifeboat Station (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Sir Walter Besant The Yacht London (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Cleopatra's Needle (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Foundation Stone (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Isambard Kingdom Brunel (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); St Johnís War Memorial (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); British Broadcasting Company Studios (approx. 0.4 kilometers away).
Also see . . . Laurence Olivier on Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 6, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music •
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