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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
28th May 1908 Born today: Ian Lancaster Fleming, London England, author (James Bond)
28th May 1897 Born today: Henry Kendall, London, actor (Amazing Quest, Shadow, Rich and Strange)
28th May 1858 Dion Boucicault's Foul Play, premieres in London
28th May 1742 1st indoor swimming pool opens (Goodman's Fields, London)
28th May 1728 Celebrated satirical painter William Hogarth successfully sues agent Joshua Morris.
Guildhall School of Music
The school where comic Dudley Moore learnt his love of the piano
Location: Guildhall School of Music, Silk Street, Barbican, EC2Y 8DT
Description: This is the college that comedian Dudley Moore learned his love for music and piano.
The Guildhall School of Music & Drama first opened its doors on 27 September 1880 to 62 part-time students in a disused warehouse here.
Other notable scholars here include Orlando Bloom, Guy Chambers, Daniel Craig, Dido, Joseph Fiennes, Sir James Galway, Sarah Lancashire, Sir George Martin, Alistair McGowan, Ewan McGregor, Julia McKenzie, Omar, Clive Rowe, Simon Russell Beale, Claire Rutter, Bryn Terfel, Marcia Warren, and Janice Watson.