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The Oxford Music Hall reflected the changing fortunes of entertainment in Fitzrovia and the West End

1918 postcard of Oxford Music Hall. Source: public domain, via Wikimedia Commons. The music hall was the most popular form of public entertainment in the 19th century and provided a mixture of popular songs, comedy, speciality and variety acts. Its origins lay in informal performances in pubs and pleasure gardens where the audience could watch while […]