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American Tour of London
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

20th July 1982 IRA bomb attacks in London

20th July 1982 Bombs planted by Irish Republican Army explode in 2 London parks

20th July 1982 T Macauly and D Vosburghs musical Windy City, premieres in London

20th July 1960 Born today: Katie Rabbet, London England, Prince Andrew's former girlfriend

20th July 1956 Born today: Paul Cook, London, rock drummer (Sex Pistols)

20th July 1944 Pierre Vinot, French ambassador to London/writer, dies

20th July 1935 Born today: Ted Rogers, Kennington London, comedian (Aladdin, Cinderella)

20th July 1930 Born today: Sally Ann Howes, London England, actress (Dead of Night)

A Colosseum in Watford



A Colosseum in Watford

Responsible for the 'Lord of the Rings' soundtracks

Location: Rickmansworth Road, WD17 3JN

Description: Since opening in 1994, Watford Colosseum has become the premier multi-purpose venue in Hertfordshire.

The venue has a renowned international reputation due to the fine acoustics within the main auditorium. There are ongoing bookings for classical recordings from companies such as the BBC Concert Orchestra, EMI, Deutsche Grammophon, Decca, BMG, Sony and Philips.

And here's the 'middle earth' thing...The Watford Colosseum was actually used to record the Lord of the Rings soundtracks!

So now you know - there is a 'Tolkien' Colosseum in Watford.

Tagged in this Tour: Music: off the beaten path

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A Colosseum in Watford

Responsible for the 'Lord of the Rings' soundtracks


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