Standard, 204, High-street, Shoreditch; proprietor, Mr. John Douglas. Melodrama, farce and spectacle, occasionally tragedy and opera. 2s., 1s. 6d., 1s., 6d., 4d., 3d.
Routledge's Popular Guide to London, [c.1873]
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Standard Theatre, Shoreditch, one of the principal East-end houses, as well as one of the largest theatres in London, just opposite the old terminus of the G.E.R. Provides at times a rather higher class of performance than is customary in these districts, with leading actors, or at times whole companies, from the best West-end houses. NEAREST Railway Stations, Bishopsgate and Shoreditch Omnibus Route, Shoreditch.
Charles Dickens (Jr.), Dickens's Dictionary of London, 1879
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