Robert and Elizabeth 1964

Opened: October 20, 1964

Robert and Elizabeth - 1964 - West End History , Info & More

Lyric Theatre
(Piccadilly Circus) Shaftesbury Avenue London

Based on The Barretts of Wimpole Street by Robert Besier


From an original idea by Fred C. Moritt

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Robert and Elizabeth FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What productions of Robert and Elizabeth have there been?
Robert and Elizabeth has had 2 productions including West End which opened in 1964 and Regional (UK) which opened in 1987.

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