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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th October 1936 Rolling Stones guitarist Bill Wyman was born in Lewisham, London.
24th October 1896 Dixon of Dock Green actor Jack Warner was born in Bromley, East London.
24th October 1681 Earl of Shaftesbury accused of high treason in London
24th October 1537 Henry VIII's wife Jane Seymour died after complications with the birth of Edward VI
Beach Blanket Babylon
Splendid interiors Laurence Llewellyn Bowen would be proud of.
Location: 45 Ledbury Road, Notting Hill, W11 2AA
Description: Beach Blanket Babylon (BBB) was established as a bar and restaurant in 1990 occupying an old Georgian Mansion renowned for its decadent and flamboyantly unique interior design.
It's featured in various film and TV productions including Woody Allen's fourth London-shot film, You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger.
Singer Mariah Carey shot a music video here, while T4 used it to film interviews with music stars such as Nelly Furtado, Dizzee Rascal and Alexandra Burke.