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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

17th December 1983 Bomb attack on Harrod's war house in London, 5 killed, 94 injured

17th December 1942 Allies in London sentence German war criminals

17th December 1936 Born today: Tommy Steele, London, singer/actor ( a Sixpence, Finian's Rainbow)

17th December 1891 Born today: Robertson Hare, London England, actor (Our Girl Friday, Banana Ridge)

Comedian Bud Flanagan lived here



Comedian Bud Flanagan lived here

One half of Flanagan and Allen lived here.

Location: 12 Hanbury Street, Spitalfields, London

Description: Bud Flanagan (1896 - 1968), the comedian and leader of The Crazy Gang lived here with his family. He was born in Whitechapel as Chaim Reuven Weintrop.

He is best known as part of a popular wartime double act with Chesney Allen, Flanagan and Allen.

Flanagan and Allen were both also members of The Crazy Gang, appearing in the first show at the London Palladium in 1931, and continued to work with the group, concurrently with their double-act career.



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Comedian Bud Flanagan lived here

One half of Flanagan and Allen lived here.


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