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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
15th December 1969 Plastic Ono Band, play their only concert at London's Lyceum Ballroom
15th December 1965 D Heneker and J Taylor's musical Charlie Girl, premieres in London
15th December 1964 Comedian Paul Kaye (Dennis Pennis) born in Clapham, London.
15th December 1942 Born today: Dave Clark, London England, rock drummer (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over)
15th December 1899 Born today: Frank Vosper, London England, actor (Man Who Knew Too Much)
About A Boy in Maida Vale
Will failed in love here in classic comedy About A Boy
Location: 215 Sutherland Avenue, Maida Vale, W9
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.
It stars Hugh Grant as Will Freeman, a cynical, immature young man who is taught how to act like a grown-up by a little boy (Nicholas Hoult as Marcus).
Based on Nick Hornby's best-selling novel, this classic British comedy was filmed all over the capital, including this very location - 'Otto Dining Lounge'.
In fact it is here in the movie that Hugh Grant, sorry Will, manages to split up with a series of increasingly enraged women!
Tagged in this Tour: About A Boy - Film Locations