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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
3rd April 1985 Vic Elliot pocketed 15,780 pool balls in 24 hours in London
3rd April 1981 Race riots in London's Brixton area
3rd April 1976 The Sex Pistols open for Joe Strummer's 101's at the Nashville Rooms.
3rd April 1957 Samuel Beckett's Endgame, premieres in London
3rd April 1934 Born today: Jane Goodall, London England, ethologist (studied African chimps)
3rd April 1932 Born today: Janet Bately, Prof of English Language (King's College London)
3rd April 1893 Born today: Leslie Howard, [Stainer], London, actor (Gone With the Wind)
3rd April 1888 Key Whitechapel prostitute murder prior to Jack the Ripper.
3rd April 1764 Born today: John Abernethy, London, surgeon
About A Boy in Notting Hill
Will's love interest Rachel lived here before he blows it
Location: 1 St Stephen's Crescent, Notting Hill, W2 5QT
Description: And here it is...another 'About A Boy' location to be seen on your About A Boy walk around London.
This was the home of the home of Rachel (played by Academy Award winner Rachel Weisz), the single mother who Will (Hugh Grant) develops a crush on.
Will lets Rachel believe that Marcus is his son in order to appear interesting to her. Later, in an attempt to be honest with her, he reveals that Marcus is not really his son, but his lie backfires and their relationship ends.
'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's a story of a cynical, immature young man who is taught how to act like a grown-up by a little boy.
Tagged in this Tour: About A Boy - Film Locations