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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th February 1993 West Ham legend Bobby Moore passed away in Putney, London.go to related location

24th February 1992 Comedian Benny Hill suffers his first heart attack, two months before his death.go to related location

24th February 1981 Prince Charles and Princess Diana get engaged.

24th February 1948 Minder and New Tricks actor Dennis Waterman was born in Clapham, London.

24th February 1939 Born today: George Bain, principal (London Business School)

24th February 1906 Kingsway Tramway opened from Angel, Islington to Aldwych.

24th February 1711 Handel's opera Rinaldo premieres at the Queen's Theatre.go to related location

Nudge Nudge Wink Wink



Nudge Nudge Wink Wink

The location of the Nudge Nudge Wink Wink sketch.

Location: 4 Lodge Lane, North Finchley, London, N12 8RJ

Description: This weird Indian restaurant was until 2006 a pleasant pub called The Torrington.

The pub was famous for the Monty Python's Flying Circus sketch Nudge Nudge Wink Wink (also called Candid Photography).

The sketch featured Eric Idle and Terry Jones as two strangers who meet in a pub. Idle (playing a young man) asks Jones (the elder chap) several questions about his relationship with his wife, all bearing questionable sexual innuendo (Does your wife 'go'?, is she a sport?, is she interested in photography?, etc.).

Jones responds in a confused, non-committal sort of way, and Idle responds with an enthusiastic Nudge, Nudge, Say no more. The punchline of course being that after a period of time, Jones demands to know what Idle is talking about.

Idle then asks if Jones has slept with a lady and Jones replies that he has, and Idle, fascinated, asks What's it like?




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Nudge Nudge Wink Wink

The location of the Nudge Nudge Wink Wink sketch.


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