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The London Riots Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

19th August 1999 Jef Smith, a Freeman of the City of London, drove a herd of two sheep across Tower Bridge.

19th August 1980 Willy Russell's Educating Rita, premieres in London

19th August 1897 1st electric taxi's drive in London

19th August 1842 The last day before railings were put up on The Monument, also the last (of 6) suicides from the top.go to related location

19th August 1274 The Coronation of Edward I in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

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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