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London Nightlife

Hackney Empire

Updated 02/27/2014

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The history of this treasure of a theater is drama in its own right. Charlie Chaplin is said to have appeared here during its days as a thriving variety theater and music hall in the early 1900s. It now hosts traditional family entertainment and variety shows, opera, music, musical theater, dance, and drama, often with a multicultural slant. Its annual Christmas pantomime is legendary.

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Address:

291 Mare St., London, E8 1EJ, England

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Phone:

020-8985–2424

Updated 02/27/2014

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