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Charles Dickens' London
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

19th February 1980 ACDC singer Bon Scott was found dead in Dulwich.

19th February 1915 Comedian Dick Emery was born in Bloomsbury, London.

19th February 1897 Charles Blondin, French tightrope walker and acrobat died from diabetes in Ealing.go to related location

19th February 1838 Jane Alsop's terrifying encounter with Spring Heeled Jack.

19th February 1401 William Sawtree, 1st English religious martyr, burned in London

Bernard Bresslaw died here.



Bernard Bresslaw died here.

This is where giant comedy legend Bernard Bresslaw passed away.

Location: Dressing Rooms, Open Air Theatre, Regents Park

Description: Tall actor Bernard Bresslaw from The Army Game and Carry On films collapsed and died here (11th June 1993) in his dressing room where he was about to play Grumio in the New Shakespeare Company's production of Taming of the Shrew.

It happened the day after the death of fellow comedy performer Les Dawson.

Tagged in this Tour: Carry On in London Tour

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Bernard Bresslaw died here.

This is where giant comedy legend Bernard Bresslaw passed away.


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Hi, I had the greatest pleasure of interviewing him when he was in the New Theatre,Cardiff,for Radio Glamorgan,a hospital radio station where I once was a presenter. I still cherish the tape, he was such a gentleman,and a tall one too. Very sadly missed. I am wondering weather anyone knows when he appeared in the New Theatre, Cardiff, as I havnt got a date,but I do have his autograph as well. ..xxxx (Stephen Tatnell)
Posted by Stephen Tatnell on 2009-11-21
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