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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th May 1953 Born today: Alfred Molina, London, actor (Enchanted April, Prick up your Ears)
24th May 1908 John Masefields Tragedy of Nan, premieres in London
24th May 1899 The state apartments at Kensington Palace opened to the public for the first time.
24th May 1890 Tivoli Theater of Varities opens in London
24th May 1879 James Walker's original Vauxhall toll bridge was opened up for free by the Prince of Wales.
24th May 1819 Queen Victoria is born at Kensington Palace.
BBC TV Centre
This is where the BBC television programmes are made.
Location: Wood Lane, London
Description: This is the home of the BBC's Visual Output. The many studios here have been used to film many of the BBC's TV shows from Costume Dramas, to Comedies to Top of the Pops in it's later years. Across the road (over the tube tracks) are the Drama labs where many celebs went to read scripts and prepare shows.
Tagged in this Tour: The Doctor Whoish tour of London