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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

26th September 1977 Sir Freddie Laker begins cut-rate Skytrain service, London to NY

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 1907 Born today: Ralph Michael, London England, actor (Quest, Doctor in the House)

26th September 1087 The Coronation of William II in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

Irene Handl's House



Irene Handl's House

This is where the actress Irene Handl lived and died.

Location: 31 Viscount Court, Pembridge Villas, Notting Hil

Description: Actress Irene Handl was a latecomer to showbusiness, making her London stage debut in February 1937.

She went on to appear in over a hundred British films in supporting roles, mostly comedy character parts such as slightly eccentric mothers, grannies, landladies and servants.

Among many stage appearances, she played Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest in 1975, and also in celebrated classics Night Train to Munich, Spellbound and Brief Encounter. She played Peter Sellers' wife in I'm All Right Jack and Tony Hancock's landlady in The Rebel.

Her final appearance was in the BBC sitcom In Sickness and in Health in 1987, just before her death here on 29th November 1987 at the age of 85.

She also published two novels.


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Irene Handl's House

This is where the actress Irene Handl lived and died.


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