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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
23rd May 1951 Peter Ustinov's Love of Four Colonels, premieres in London
23rd May 1933 Born today: Joan Henrietta Collins, London, actress (Alexis-Dynasty, Bitch)
23rd May 1890 Born today: Herbert Marshall, London, actor (Murder, Razor's Edge, Little Foxes)
23rd May 1701 William Kidd, Scottish pirate, hanged at London's Execution Dock.
Magic and Comedy
Once a mecca for the elite of the Magic World
Location: 145 Wardour Street, W1V
Description: 'Brooke's Magic Place'...well back in the 1970s, this informal studio on the 2nd floor was a mecca for the elite of the Magic World.
With it's own cocktail bar, capacious sofas and lush carpeting, it was for comic legends like Tommy Cooper, a home from home.
If you were after something magic, you came to this very spot!
Tagged in this Tour: Tommy Cooper's London