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Charles Dickens' London
Charles Dickens' London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

18th February 2008 Mohammed Al Fayed accuses Prince Philip and Prince Charles of killing Diana and Dodi.

18th February 1917 Born today: Phyllis Calvert, London, actress (Man in Grey)

18th February 1901 Born today: Reginald Sheffield, London England, actor (Second Chance)

18th February 1775 Born today: Thomas Girtin, London, artist/watercolorist

Hattie's Mum Lived Here



Hattie's Mum Lived Here

Mum to the superb Hattie Jacques lived here

Location: 54 Waterford Road, off Kings Road, SW6

Description: Hattie Jacques was a monumental star of the Carry On series, usually cast as formidable hospital matrons (at least four) or man-devouring predators whose affections were apt to strike terror in weak-kneed men.

She was on stage since 1944, often in pantomimes and revues, and on radio in ITMA (1948-49) and Educating Archie (1950-54).

She married and divorced (1949-65) actor John Le Mesurier.

And so to this spot...she bought this house as an investment but also for her mother who had relocated from Margate to be closer to her wonderful daughter.

And that is what Hattie was - in real life - she was the kindest of souls with a heart of gold who always looked out for others before herself. A real-life legend!

Tagged in this Tour: The Hattie Jacques Tour

Themes: ComedyComedy Theme  CelebrityCelebrity Theme
Ranking This Month: 1997/2792
Pages Hit This Month: 35
Link to This Page: http://www.shadyoldlady.com/location/1900
Credits: Hattie - Andy Merriman

Hattie's Mum Lived Here

Mum to the superb Hattie Jacques lived here


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