Arthur Street

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Geraint Wyn Davies

Arthur Street is part of the Avalon subdivision which was laid out for war time houses in 1946 for returning soldiers. It was named after King Arthur. The name was approved by City Council on May 20, 1946. Arthur is known as a legendary British King, Sovereign to the Knights of the Round Table and as subject of romance known as the Arthurian Legend. By: Stanford Dingman

 In 2011 "Camelot" was staged by the Stratford festival to great reviews. Geraint Wyn Davies  played the role of King Arthur .

Geraint Wyn Davies

Geraint Wyn Davies studied at Upper Canada College and at Western University where he first performed. He then performed at Quebec City's Summer stock Playhouse (The Fantastiks, A Midsummer Night's Dream) and decided to follow a career in theatre.

His fifteen seasons at the Stratford Festival include performances in Pericles, The Boys From Syracuse, The Three Musketeers, Richard III, all in 1988; The Merchant of Venice and Henry V in 1989; Polonius (2008) and Claudius (2015) in Hamlet; Duncan in Macbeth, Caesar in Julius Caesar, Bottom in A Midsummer Night's Dream, all in 2009; King Arthur in Camelot and Falstaff in The Merry Wives of Windsor, both in 2010; Antony in Antony and Cleopatra and Cook in Mother Courage (2015); and Sir Peter Teazle in The School for Scandal (2017). . For the 2019 season, he played in Private Lives opposite Lucy Peacock, and reprised the role of Falstaff in The Merry Wives of Windsor. Geraint Wyn Davies has also had an extensive film, television, and radio career. Source: Canadian Theatre Encyclopedia