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Originally the New Theatre Royal, the building dates back to 1878. Much of the theatre interior was lost or hidden in the late 1980s when the building was used for other purposes. Wetherspoons purchased the building in 1999 and removed much of the interior partitioning to reveal parts of the theatre that had been long hidden.

Originally the New Theatre Royal, the building dates back to 1878. Much of the theatre interior was lost or hidden in the late 1980s when the building was used for other purposes. Wetherspoons purchased the building in 1999 and removed much of the interior partitioning to reveal parts of the theatre that had been long hidden.

Located in the posh St James's area of London, the Golden Lion can trace its history back over three centuries. The present building is around a century old. The St James's Theatre, a favourite of Queen Victoria and was managed by Laurence Olivier and his wife Vivien Leigh in the 1950s. The pub contains a Theatre Bar upstairs which contains many items of memorabilia. This shot of the pub showing how it is wedged between two much more modern buildings.