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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
26th September 1963 Born today: Lysette Anthony, London, actress (Angelique-Dark Shadows, Switch)
26th September 1961 Author Will Self was born in Finchley, North London.
26th September 1947 Born today: Graham Faulkner, London, actor (Brother Sun Sister Moon)
26th September 1926 JB Fagan's And So to Bed, premieres in London
26th September 1920 Magician Edwin Archibald Maskelyne passed away in Islington.
26th September 1907 Born today: Ralph Michael, London England, actor (Quest, Doctor in the House)
26th September 1087 The Coronation of William II in Westminster Abbey.
Ministry of Silly Walks
This was the start of the Ministry of Silly Walks sketch & more.
Location: Thorpebank Road, Hammersmith, London
Description: The Pythons have said they chose this street because it was so nondescript.
Here was the location of the Gas Cooker Sketch, and the Seduced Milkmen Sketch amongst quite a few others.
It was also the start of the infamous Ministry of Silly Walks sketch.
Tagged in this Tour: London general 2012
Tagged in this Tour: The TV Comedy Location Tour