When I saw a photo of the inside of the Royal Albert Hall, I thought right away that it looked like the Colosseum.
A screenshot of the packed Hall. This was an event called “Ultimate Irish Music.”
Colosseum interior. Photo by Douglas Pearson/Corbis.
According to Wikipedia, designers Fowke and Scott were “heavily influenced by ancient amphitheaters.”
Royal Albert Hall: exterior. It looks like a cross between the Pantheon and the Colosseum!
The Colosseum in its evening dress of lights.