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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
21st August 1933 Film critic Barry Norman was born in London.
21st August 1913 Actress Diana Churchill was born in Wembley, London.
21st August 1908 Eminent 1940s actor David Farrar was born in Forest Gate.
21st August 1765 King William IV (William Henry) was born in Buckingham Palace.
Peter Pan - Still a Legend
Children's Hospital benefits from Peter Pan royalties
Location: Great Ormond Street, Bloomsbury, WC1N 3JH
Description: The great tale Peter Pan, a play written by Scottish novelist and playwright J. M. Barrie (1860 - 1937), was first presented on the stage in 1904.
It is a story of a mischievous little boy who refuses to grow up - and - as we all know was set in the area in and around Great Ormond Street, the renowned and dedicated hospital for sick children.
It is this very connection that ensures that the hospital benefits from all royalties generated by the book, play etc...
Peter Pan - what a man (boy)!