Murder mayhem and music hall the dark side of victorian london by barry anthony the history vault issue 17 leave a comment 3809 views during the first half of the nineteenth century the strands reputation as a place of recreation was reinforced by new and expanded forms of entertainment. If murder mayhem and music hall the dark side of victorian londonqualifies for the first commendation it stops short of the second the music hall of the title exploits its alliterative and associational resonance in the manner of a newspaper headline. The strand is one of londons most iconic streets today the bustling and thriving home of west end theatres and the luxurious savoy hotel in the victorian era the strand was a much more seedy and destitute part of the city. Murder mayhem and music hall the dark side of victorian london barry anthony in this book barry anthony explores the criminal and socially subversive behaviourwhich abounded in and around the victor ian strand. Murder mayhem and music hall the dark side of victorian london by barry anthony ebook and the murder of william terriss slain by a fellow actor at the stage door of the adelphi theatre these stories and many more are played out against the physical geography of the strand entertainment venues such as the coal hole the cyder
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