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TOUR OF THE MONTH
ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
18th February 1917 Born today: Phyllis Calvert, London, actress (Man in Grey)
18th February 1901 Born today: Reginald Sheffield, London England, actor (Second Chance)
18th February 1775 Born today: Thomas Girtin, London, artist/watercolorist
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