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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
16th January 1906 Born today: Diana Winyard, London, actress (Cavalcade)
16th January 1794 Edward Gibbon, historian (Decline and Fall), dies in London at 56
16th January 1759 British Museum opens in London
The Circus comes to Blythe House
As seen in the superb 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy' remake
Location: 23 Blythe Road, West Kensington, W14 0QX
Description: Blythe House, a treasure trove of fascinating artefacts from the V&A archives, is the storehouse for the archive of Art and Design, the V&A Theatre and Performance collections and the Beatrix Potter Collections.
It is also a sought after film location.
Not least for the superb way in which it was used in the the 2011 crime thriller remake 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy' starring Gary Oldman as George Smiley, and co-starring Colin Firth, Tom Hardy, John Hurt, Toby Jones, Mark Strong, Benedict Cumberbatch, Kathy Burke and Ciaran Hinds.
In this simply superb remake, Blythe House was used as the location for 'The Circus'.
View the official trailer here - http://youtu.be/Aco15ScXCwA