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The London Tennis Tour
The London Tennis Tour

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

29th June 1962 JFK dines with premier MacMillan in London

29th June 1962 Born today: Amanda Donohoe, London, actress (CJ Lamb-LA Law)

29th June 1943 Born today: Roger Ruskin Spear, London Eng, saxophonist (Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band)

29th June 1858 Great fire in London harbor

29th June 1688 Seven bishops are acquitted at the tower after censure from James II

Sex Pistols vs Graham Chapman



Sex Pistols vs Graham Chapman

Shout at this one as if you've been struck by a thunderbolt

Location: 37 Highgate Street, N6 5JT

Description: And so it was back in the late 1960s that one Graham Chapman - of 'Monty Python's Flying circus' fame - was taking a drink in this very pub, 'The Angel' (in which he became a regular), when a meeting of peforming minds met!

He would often visit the pub to sit with a group of regulars and do The Times crossword - on other occassions he would taunt the odd seminal punk band who would turn up at the local...

Indeed, Graham did cause a bit of a stir when he had a go at The Sex Pistols, challenging them to be abusive and blasphemous, before pointing at a guy and shouting 'Are you frightened?'...

And then saying 'Shout at this one as if you've been struck by a thunderbolt!'... and they just couldn't do it.

What a man young Graham was!

Tagged in this Tour: Graham Chapman's Python London

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Credits: The Life of Graham - Bob McCabe

Sex Pistols vs Graham Chapman

Shout at this one as if you've been struck by a thunderbolt


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