Brit, the n.
the Britannia Theatre, Hoxton London E1.
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|‘Autobiog. of a Thief’ in Macmillan’s Mag. (London) XL 500: I used to go to the Brit. (Britannia theatre) in Hoxton, or the gaff (penny music-room) in Shoreditch.|
|🎵 I saw a drama at the ‘Brit’ wot turned my nut.‘The Cockney Tragedian’|
|Era (London) 9 Dec. 9/5: For years and years Mrs Lane (Sara) has been the goddess of the Brit.|
|Passing Eng. of the Victorian Era.|
|Nights in Town 300: The old Brit! [...] The old Brit. held out longest, but even that is going now.|
|Cockney Cavalcade 30: The ‘Brit’ Cinema, which is situated in that street. It was the old Britannia Music Hall.|
|(con. c.1900) East End Und. 39: They had a better class of play at the ‘Standard’, but it wasn’t so near as the ‘Brit’.in Samuel|