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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st August 1964 Private Eye magazine is the first publication to name the Kray's as gangsters.go to related location

21st August 1933 Film critic Barry Norman was born in London.

21st August 1913 Actress Diana Churchill was born in Wembley, London.

21st August 1908 Eminent 1940s actor David Farrar was born in Forest Gate.go to related location

21st August 1765 King William IV (William Henry) was born in Buckingham Palace.go to related location

The Windermere Club



The Windermere Club

Tommy's residency in London that could just have made him!

Location: 189 Regent Street, W1R

Description: Tom wasn't at his best on TV. You had to see Tom on the stage because then he was really good. He could grab an audience like no one. He was too big for TV.... Eric Sykes

It was during 1948 to 1951, that Tommy Cooper played every first-class London nightclub - and every time the bookings were extended. He was so popular every club in the capital wanted a piece of him.

And so to this very spot, the then establishent called the 'Windermere Club' in Regent Street - where he was a great success.

From there he then got booked at the Collins Music Hall and beyond.

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Credits: Toomy Cooper - Always Leave Them Laughing

The Windermere Club

Tommy's residency in London that could just have made him!


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