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Sadler's Wells Theatre Line breaks: Sadler's Wells The¦atre
Pronunciation: /ˈsadləz/

Definition of Sadler's Wells Theatre in English:

A London theatre opened by Lilian Baylis in 1931, known for its ballet and opera companies.

Origin

Named after Thomas Sadler, who discovered a medicinal spring at the original site in 1683.

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