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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
19th April 1965 T.A.M.I. Show premieres in London
19th April 1935 Born today in Dagenham: Dudley Moore comedian & actor (Pete and Dud, 10, Arthur, Bedazzled, 6 Weeks)
19th April 1927 Vagabond King opens in London
19th April 1919 Opera Monsieur Beaucaire is produced (London)
19th April 1916 Bing Boys are Here opens in London
19th April 1911 George Bernard Shaw's Fanny's First Play, premieres in London
19th April 1839 Treaty of London constitutes Belgium an independent kingdom and Luxembourg a Grand Duchy
Harrow College of Art
This is where Malcolm McLaren met Vivienne Westwood.
Location: Brookshill, Harrow Weald, Middlesex, HA3 6RR
Description: The Harrow Weald campus of Harrow Art College here was where comedian Matt Lucas studied between 1990 & 1992 after leaving school. He studied English Literature, Theatre Studies & Media Studies A Levels plus a Maths GCSE retake. Of his time there he says
I remember when Margaret Thatcher resigned. Someone ran into the class to announce it and there was much excitement. She was an immensely unpopular figure amongst the young.
Prince Charming Adam Ant also studied here before becoming famous in Adam and the Ants.
Punk legends Vivienne Westwood and manager of the Sex Pistols Malcolm McLaren (1964) met here.
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts studied Graphic Design here in 1961.