Across
1 Historic home to the MCC and English cricket (5) Lords
4 Climb 300 of these to get a great view from 8 (5) Steps
10 Westminster ___ - where many a monarch's laid to rest (5) Abbey
11 He's remembered at the largest theatre in the National (7) Olivier
12 A procession of the sort that honoured Diana (7) Cortege
13 Royal ___ House, Covent Garden's showpiece (5) Opera
14 ___ ___ Shelly, onetime visitor to London's historic Spaniards Inn (5,6) Percy Bysshe
19 Town way out west on the Piccadilly line (5) Acton
21 Could describe a flight coming into Heathrow (7) Inbound
23 Would you be mad to live here? (7) Barking
24 Wembley's other stage (5) Arena
25 Dame ___ Ashcroft (played Juliet to 11's Romeo) (5) Peggy
26 Green Wimbledon or Chiswick could be so described (5) Leafy

Down
2 ___ House, Victoria and Albert's retreat away from London (7) Osborne
3 Novelist whose hero resided at 221b Baker Street (5) Doyle
5 You'll find many of them in Saville Row (7) Tailors
6 The capital's gays are rightly proud of London ___ (5) Pride
7 Theatrical production associated with Brian Rix (5) Farce
8 London landmark on the Thames (5,6) Tower Bridge
9 Walk down ___ Sanctuary if you want Victoria from 10 (5) Broad
15 Many a London pub's named after Statesman Sir George ___ (7) Canning
16&1 Parliament's upper chamber (5,2,5) House of Lords
17 Taxi driver, as affectionately known (5) Cabby
18 This Wallace wrote the thriller 'The Road to London' (5) Edgar
20 See Picasso's 'The ___ Dancers' in Tate Britain ... (5) Three
22 ... as well as visionary works by William ___ (5) Blake