The Henry Irving Archive:
Digital Resources for Scholars and Students
Members of the Lyceum Theatre Company
Plays and Productions
The Lyceum Theatre, Wellington Street, London:
Then and Now
Handwriting: Irving, Terry, Stoker
Below: Wax figures of Henry Irving as Hamlet and Ellen Terry as Ophelia at Madame Tussaud's; Hamlet was in the Lyceum repertoire from 1878 to 1885. The figures were lost in the fire that destroyed Tussaud's first Marylebone Road building in 1925.
Henry Irving Archive: Home
This site is managed by Kristan Tetens (Michigan State University) in partnership with the Irving Society (UK), which promotes the study of the life of the English actor-manager Henry Irving (1838-1905), his artistic achievement at the Lyceum Theatre with partner Ellen Terry (1847-1928), and his contribution to Victorian culture. For more information on Victorian theatre history, including bibliographies and links to online resources, visit the Victorian Theatre Research Web at www.msu.edu/~tetenskr/index.html.