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American Tour of London
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

19th July 1975 Piccadilly line extension from Hounslow West opened as far as Hatton Cross.go to related location

19th July 1947 Born today: Brian May, London, rock guitarist (Queen-We are the Champions)

19th July 1941 Winston Churchill launched V for Victory campaign.go to related location

19th July 1821 The Coronation of George IV in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

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: 2379/2776
Pages Hit This Month: 31
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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