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One of London’s most prominent concert and performing arts facilities, Roundhouse is now inviting audiences to a series of upcoming performances. Originally constructed as a railway engine shed in 1847, the building was built with the main purpose of serving as a railway turntable. However, after a decade of railway usage, the Roundhouse was abandoned because of the world wars. During this time the property became a storage location for the Gin distillers, W&A Gilbey Ltd. It was finally reopened in 1964 by the playwright Arnold Wesker as the Centre 42 Theatre Company with the area being converted into meeting rooms, art galleries, a cinema, a theatre and workshop facilities. In a matter of two years, the newly renovated facility became one of London’s most well-known performing arts centers. Ever since then, the Roundhouse has invited some of the greatest theatricals, the most popular artists and groups and held diverse arts presentations. Audiences that have been looking forward to an upcoming show being held at the venue can now purchase Roundhouse tickets, as they are up for grabs.
With reconstructive works that cost around six hundred thousand dollars, the concert venue invited Pink Floyd and Soft Machine to perform at the debut event. In the following years, the facility hosted mainstream as well as underground performances inviting celebrities such as Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Led Zeppelin, The Doors, Motorhead, Jeff Beck and The Clash. As a theatre, the Roundhouse showcased two periods of glory under the administration of George Hoskins. During his tenure the venue brought several musicals and plays to the main stage such as “Catch My Soul” in 1969, “Living Theatre” in 1776 and “Oh Calcutta!” in 1970. The facility also hosted numerous shows directed by the infamous Peter Brook. However with the onset of the eighties, the Centre 42 Theatre Company started facing financial problems and had to shut down in 1983. It wasn’t until 1996 when philanthropist Torquil Norman purchased the naming rights to the Roundhouse for a massive amount of six million dollars.
With the establishment of a Roundhouse Trust in 1998, Norman initiated the renovation that the facility was in critical need of. Along with support from musicians, Terry Gilliam, Monty Python, Suggs and Bob Geldof, the Roundhouse was kept open for public in the following year. With Paul Blackman as the facility’s director the initial shows that were held at the performing arts center included performances by the Royal National Theatre, dancer Michael Clark, Ken Campbell’s troupe, De La Guarda’s play Villa Villa.
The entertainment venue was officially opened as a state of the art center in 2006, costing twenty seven million dollars to renovate. Ever since then organizations such as Royal Shakespeare Company, London Contemporary Orchestra, Britten Sinfonia and No Fit State have made their way to the main stage. This season acts such as The Damned, Deaf Havana, Imogen Heap, the Holst Singer and London Contemporary Orchestra will light up the facility. Grab Roundhouse tickets today, if you want to witness a forthcoming show
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