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A much more modest affair than the great cathedral that shares its name, this 17th-century Inigo-Jones-designed building occupies the western edge of Covent Garden. It's often referred to as the "actors' church," because of its long association with the local theatrical community -- the Drury Lane Theatre, the Royal Opera House, and many other theatres lie within its parish. Inside, the walls are adorned with memorial plaques dedicated to such acting luminaries as Vivien Leigh, Boris Karloff (better known as Frankenstein's monster), and Noël Coward. Fittingly, the portico at the church's rear provides an impromptu stage for the street performers of Covent Garden's piazza. The church also boasts a lovely, peaceful garden.