Henry Irving

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Henry Irving


Ellen Terry


Members of the Lyceum Theatre Company


Plays and Productions


The Lyceum Theatre, Wellington Street, London:

Then and Now


Handwriting: Irving, Terry, Stoker

Advertising Images

Irving's Bookplate


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.

Irving and Terry wax figures at Madame Tussaud's

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.