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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

28th May 1959 Johnson and Bart's musical Lock up your daughters, premieres in London

28th May 1908 Born today: Ian Lancaster Fleming, London England, author (James Bond)

28th May 1897 Born today: Henry Kendall, London, actor (Amazing Quest, Shadow, Rich and Strange)

28th May 1858 Dion Boucicault's Foul Play, premieres in London

28th May 1742 1st indoor swimming pool opens (Goodman's Fields, London)

28th May 1728 Celebrated satirical painter William Hogarth successfully sues agent Joshua Morris.

A Distinctive Tune in Tooting



A Distinctive Tune in Tooting

Station made famous by the unique band 'Kitchens of Distinction'

Location: Tooting High Street, SW17 0SU

Description: 'Tooting Broadway Station' sits on this very spot, and is a very useful Northern Line Underground station.

But that's not all...

It is imortalised in a song by the fabulously named - 'Kitchens of Distinction' (sometimes shortened colloquially to KOD) - who were a three-person alternative rock/dream pop band who formed in the area.

They recorded 'On Tooting Broadway Station' on their 1992 album The Death of Cool. Going on to produce four studio albums and a handful of singles and EPs before disbanding in 1996.


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A Distinctive Tune in Tooting

Station made famous by the unique band 'Kitchens of Distinction'


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