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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

23rd April 1975 Harold Pinter's No Man's Land, premieres in London

23rd April 1959 1st heliport in Britain opens in London

23rd April 1925 1st London performance of operetta Fasquita staged

23rd April 1881 Gilbert and Sullivan's opera Patience produced in London

23rd April 1775 Artist J.M.W. Turner was born in Covent Garden, London.go to related location

23rd April 1705 Richard Steele's Tender Husband, premieres in London

23rd April 1702 The Coronation of Anne I in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

23rd April 1685 The Coronation of James II (and VII of Scotland) in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

23rd April 1661 English king Charles II crowned in London

23rd April 1661 The Coronation of Charles II in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

Kenneth Williams was born here



Kenneth Williams was born here

This is where Carry On comedy legend Kenneth Williams was born.

Location: 11 Bingfield Street, Islington, London

Description: Kenneth Charles Williams (22 February 1926 15 April 1988) was born here at the home of hairdresser Charlie and Louisa Williams.

Charlie was pleased to have a boy who he could take to football matches or enjoy a pint with in the pub. As things turned out, however, Ken was never that kind of son and as a consequence, the two never really got on.

Kenneth Williams was an English comic actor, the star of twenty six baudy English Carry On... comedy films and notable radio comedies with Tony Hancock and Kenneth Horne, as well as a witty raconteur on a wide range of subjects.

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Credits: http://www.britishcomedy.org.uk

Kenneth Williams was born here

This is where Carry On comedy legend Kenneth Williams was born.


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