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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th May 1981 Dixon of Dock Green actor Jack Warner died in London aged 85.

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.go to related location

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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