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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
11th December 1941 Dutch government in London declares war on Italy
11th December 1936 King Edward VIII abdicated from the British throne to marry Wallis Simpson.
11th December 1930 Eccentric violinist Leonard Friedman was born in London.
The King's Speech
The premises of the Australian speech therapist Lionel Logues
Location: 146 Harley Street
Description: In 2010 'The Kings Speech' film won 7 BAFTAS and 4 Oscars based on speech therapist Lionel Logue helping King George V1 overcoming his speech stammer.
'Colin Firth' and 'Geoffrey Rush' were the stars.
If you leave Regents Park station and go left and first left you will arrive at Harley Street and 'Lionel Logues' premises are at number 146 with a green plaque outside.
Dr. Lionel George Logue, Esq., CVO (26 February 1880 - 12 April 1953) was an Australian speech therapist and stage actor who successfully treated, among others, King George VI, who had a pronounced stammer.
Tagged in this Tour: july 2012