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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

17th November 1977 Bernard Pomerance's Elephant Man, premieres in London

17th November 1960 TV presenter Jonathan Ross was born in Camden, London.

17th November 1877 Gilbert/Sullivans operette Sorcerer, premieres in London

17th November 1842 Opera Linda di Chamounix is produced (London)

Lillie Langtry's Love Pad



Lillie Langtry's Love Pad

Knightsbridge's most infamous love nest.

Location: 37 Ovington Square, Knightsbridge

Description: This plush 1850's period pad was King Edward VII's mistress - turned actress Lillie Langtry's, lovenest.

Later it was home to brilliant harpsichordist and clavichordist Violet Gordon Woodhouse, who was hardly less celebrated for her love affairs, from 1913 to 1917. She was famous for insisting new husband slept in a separate room, and then moving boyfriends into other rooms to live. This became known as the 'Woodhouse circus'.


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Lillie Langtry's Love Pad

Knightsbridge's most infamous love nest.


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