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TOUR OF THE MONTH
ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
21st October 1970 Tony Mortimer, singer with pop band East 17, was born in Stepney.
21st October 1930 Born today: Doreen Cannon, teacher of acting (London)
21st October 1911 Actor Baron Peter Graves was born in London.
21st October 1422 1 year old King Henry VI becomes King of France as well.
This is where BBC comedy Stella Street was filmed.
Location: Hartswood Road, London
Description: This is the street where some of the houses were used for the BBC 2 comedy Stella Street. John Sessons and Phil Cornwell's look at celeb's life in Suburbia.
The main characters in the episodes are played by Scottish comedian John Sessions and Phil Cornwell. The characters themselves are impressions of famous celebrities such as Marlon Brando, Michael Caine, Jack Nicholson and, idiosyncratically, UK football pundit Jimmy Hill.
Tagged in this Tour: Sir Michael Caine's London