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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
22nd April 1991 Two trains collided on the DLR at West India Quay.
22nd April 1930 US, Britain and Japan sign London Naval Treaty
22nd April 1925 Born today: George Cole, London England, actor (Minder, Vampire Lovers)
22nd April 1899 Born today: Martyn Green, London, actor (Gilbert and Sullivan, Iceman Cometh)
22nd April 1823 Baltic Club (Exchange) forms in London
22nd April 1737 William Hicks (MP for Wallingford) was attacked by highwayman Dick Turpin and associate in a coach travelling to London through Epping Forest.
Mrs Lovett's Pie House
This is where Sweeney Todd's victims ended up - yum!
Location: Bell Yard, London
Description: This is purportedly where Mrs Lovett's Pie Shop from the legend of Sweeney Todd. Whether it's fictional or based on places that were actually here is up for healthy debate, but according to LM Jackson, author of a book about the story, this is where it existed.
This is where Mrs Lovett, lover and co-conspirator of the Demon Barber, baked pies with human meat in them, as served up by Mr Todd.
Tagged in this Tour: The Weird and Wonderful
Tagged in this Tour: Scary walk
Tagged in this Tour: The Scariest Tour in London
Tagged in this Tour: Gruesome London Halloween Tour
Tagged in this Tour: The Gruesome Sweeney Todd Tour!