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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
27th May 1993 Jan Wiley, actress (Underdog, Brute Man, She Wolf of London), dies
27th May 1957 Siouxsie Sioux, singer of punk rockers Siouxsie and the Banshees, was born in London.
27th May 1922 Born today: Christopher Lee, London England, actor (Hound of Baskervilles)
27th May 1898 Arthur Pinero's Trelawney of the 'Wells', premieres in London
27th May 1199 The Coronation of John I in Westminster Abbey.
Basil Fawlty's Car Rage
This is where an enraged Basil Fawlty thrashes his car.
Location: Mentmore Close, Kenton, Harrow
Description: One of the most famous scenes in Fawlty Towers is when in episode 'Gourmet Night' a frustrated Basil Fawlty thrashes his car with a tree branch after it fails to start.
It was filmed here on this surburban corner near Harrow.