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The London Tennis Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

28th June 2001 Carry On actress Joan Sims died in Chelsea, London.

28th June 1945 Born today: Dave Knights, London, rock bassist (Procol Harum-Conquistador)

28th June 1923 Queen Wilhelmina and Prince Henry for state visit to London

28th June 1909 Born today: Eric Ambler, London, suspense writer (Epitaph for a Spy)

28th June 1838 The Coronation of Victoria I in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

28th June 1461 The Coronation of Edward IV 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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