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James Bond in London: The Tour
James Bond in London: The Tour

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

17th September 1940 Fireman Harry Errington saves colleagues from a burning shelter earning the George Cross

17th September 1931 Operetta Victoria and Her Husband, premieres in London

17th September 1928 Actor Roddy McDowall (Planet of Apes, Lord Love a Duck), born in Herne Hill, London.go to related location

17th September 1924 Crackerjack comedian Peter Glaze was born in London.

17th September 1923 Sutton Vane's Outward Bound, premieres in London

17th September 1922 Born today: Ursula Howells, London, actress (Girly, Murder is Announced)

17th September 1917 Born today: Peter Bennett, London, actor (Leonides-Adv of Sir Lancelot)

17th September 1909 Born today: Elizabeth Wilkinson, professor German University College London

Fab Four Tailoring



Fab Four Tailoring

'Apple Tailoring, Civil and Theatrical' once traded here.

Location: 161 King's Road, SW6

Description: During the 1970s the Beatles really could do little wrong - their incredible talent had opened up many doors in the previous 5 years and with such creative minds, the sky seemed to be the limit!

Or the New King's Road...161 to be exact.

Indeed on this spot on May 22 1968, the Fab Four opened another retail outlet - 'Apple Tailoring, Civil and Theatrical' - which was run by John Crittle, a twenty-five-year old designer (a renowned maker of rock clothing, counting the Beatles and Stone as clients).

With John, Yoko Ono, George, Pattie in attendance, George perfectly coined the time, the shop and this venture whilst commenting to the New Musical Express... 'We bought a few things from him (Crittle) and the next thing I knew, we owned the place'.

Class...


It lasted less than a year, but still...

Tagged in this Tour: The Beatles take London
Tagged in this Tour: The Ultimate Beatles Tour

Themes: MusicMusic Theme  CelebrityCelebrity Theme  FashionFashion Theme
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Credits: Revolver - The Secret History Of The Beatles

Fab Four Tailoring

'Apple Tailoring, Civil and Theatrical' once traded here.


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