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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
17th August 1990 Actress Rachel Hurd-Wood was born in Streatham, London.
17th August 1968 Actress Helen McCrory was born in Paddington, London.
17th August 1798 Medical pioneer Thomas Hodgkin was born in Pentonville, London.
About a Boy in Acton
About a Boy stage finale filmed here and Joe Strummers last gig.
Location: Acton Town Hall, High Street, Acton, W3 6NE
Description: This is the location of the school music performance at big finale of About A Boy, featuring Hugh Grant on guitar stealing the show, and enjoying himself a little too much.
It was also here that Joe Strummer played his last ever London gig, with the Mescaleros and Mick Jones on 13th November 2002.
Tagged in this Tour: About A Boy - Film Locations