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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

27th April 2004 30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin) officially opened.go to related location

27th April 1962 Arnold Wesker's Chips with Everything, premieres in London

27th April 1959 Born today: Marco Pirroni, London, rock guitarist (Adam and The Ants)

27th April 1943 Soviet Union breaks contact with Polish government exiled in London

27th April 1922 Born today: Daphne Anderson, London, actress (Beggar's Opera, Hobson's Choice)

27th April 1908 4th modern Olympic games opens in London

27th April 1828 Zoological Gardens at Regent's Park London, opens

Jim Henson's Creature Shop



Jim Henson's Creature Shop

The legendary puppeteer once owned a shop on this spot

Location: The Henson Building, 30 Oval Road, NW1

Description: This is the former location of 'Jim Henson's' famous Creature Shop, which specialized in puppet characters and special effects for various film and television projects such as The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth.

It is now a high end apartment complex.

James Maury 'Jim' Henson (September 24, 1936 - May 16, 1990) was an American puppeteer, best known as the creator of The Muppets.

As a puppeteer, Henson performed in various television programs, such as Sesame Street and The Muppet Show, films such as The Muppet Movie and The Great Muppet Caper, and created advanced puppets for projects like Fraggle Rock, The Dark Crystal, and Labyrinth.

He was also an Oscar-nominated film director, Emmy Award-winning television producer, and the founder of The Jim Henson Company, the Jim Henson Foundation, and Jim Henson's Creature Shop.

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Jim Henson's Creature Shop

The legendary puppeteer once owned a shop on this spot


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