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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
27th April 1962 Arnold Wesker's Chips with Everything, premieres in London
27th April 1959 Born today: Marco Pirroni, London, rock guitarist (Adam and The Ants)
27th April 1943 Soviet Union breaks contact with Polish government exiled in London
27th April 1922 Born today: Daphne Anderson, London, actress (Beggar's Opera, Hobson's Choice)
27th April 1908 4th modern Olympic games opens in London
27th April 1828 Zoological Gardens at Regent's Park London, opens
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