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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
25th January 1958 Born today: Gary Brian Tibbs, London, rock bassist (Adam and The Ants, Roxy Music)
25th January 1919 Born today: Patricia Louise Dalton, chair (Sherlock Holmes Society of London)
25th January 1882 Born today: Virginia [Adeline] Woolf, London, author (Jacob's Room, To Lighthouse)
25th January 1540 Born today: Edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes)
Modernist & Cinematic
Designed by Team 4 and cemented in history in A Clockwork Orange
Location: Radlett, Herts
Description: This Modernist country home was designed and built in the mid-1960s, by Team 4, an short-lived architecture firm which included Richard Rogers who would later design the Millennium Dome/O2 arena, The Lloyd's building, and the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris.
The house's interior was used as Mr. Alexander's house in Stanley Kubrick's 'A Clockwork Orange'.
A Clockwork Orange is a 1971 film written, directed and produced by Stanley Kubrick, adapted from Anthony Burgess's 1962 novella A Clockwork Orange. It features disturbing, violent images, facilitating its social commentary on psychiatry, youth gangs, and other social, political, and economic subjects in a dystopian, future Britain.
Tagged in this Tour: A Clockwork Tour