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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

25th August 1954 Elvis Costello 'I Don't Want to go to Chelsea' born in London.

25th August 1919 1st scheduled passenger service by airplane (Paris-London)

25th August 1907 Noted publisher Desmond Flower was born in London.

25th August 1867 English scientist Michael Faraday died at home at Hampton Court.go to related location

25th August 1776 Admiral Sir Thomas Bladen Capel was born in London.

25th August 1632 Elizabethan dramatist and pamphleteer Thomas Dekker died in London.

25th August 1537 The Honourable Artillery Company is formed in London.

Office of the Comics



Office of the Comics

Home & office to the BBC Goon Show stars and comic enigma's.

Location: 9 Orme Court, W2

Description: It was at this very address where Spike Milligan, Eric Sykes, Ray Galton and Alan Simpson (of Tony Hancock fame) and many more... all resided and wove their comedy genius for us all to enjoy.

With visits from greats such as Peter Sellars and Harry Secombe, this office and building will go down in 'Goon Show' history as he birth place of a truly legendary BBC Radio show.

And with Spike being looked after by Norma Farnes - his agent, manager, and great friend - this address is a must see...if only to witness where Norma managed to put up with the madness and friendly genius that was 'the raging moon mad Milligan'.

Tagged in this Tour: Tony Hancock's Half Hour Tour

Themes: ComedyComedy Theme
Ranking This Month: 2759/2805
Pages Hit This Month: 34
Link to This Page: http://www.shadyoldlady.com/location/547
Credits: Spike An Intimate Memoir - Norma Farnes

Office of the Comics

Home & office to the BBC Goon Show stars and comic enigma's.


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Spike's HouseSpike's House
It was here that Spike Milligan once resided - up until 1974.
2006-08-31

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