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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
17th January 1899 Born today: Nevil Shute [Norway], London, novelist (On the Beach, Town Like Alice)
17th January 1886 Born today: Ronald Firbank, London, novelist (Flower Beneath the Foot)
17th January 1775 R B Sheridan's Rivals, premieres in London
17th January 1670 Highwayman Claude Duval found guilty of 6 robberies and sentenced to death.
About A Boy's Classy Deli
Hugh Grant (Will) gets a bite to eat at this lovely deli
Location: 63 Charterhouse Street, Farringdon, EC1M 6HA
Description: 'About a Boy' is a 2002 comedy-drama film directed by brothers Chris Weitz and Paul Weitz, based on the novel of the same name by Nick Hornby.
The film stars Golden Globe winner Hugh Grant as Will, Nicholas Hoult as Marcus, Academy Award nominee Toni Collette as Fiona, and Academy Award winner Rachel Weisz as Rachel.
Based on Nick Hornby's best-selling novel, About A Boy is the story of a cynical, immature young man who is taught how to act like a grown-up by a little boy
It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.
And so to this location...Grant's character Will Freeman can be seem indulging himself at this mouth-watering deli - 'The Comptoir Gascon'.
Tagged in this Tour: About A Boy - Film Locations