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The Beatles take London
The Beatles take London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

17th January 1928 Born today: Vidal Sassoon, London, hair stylist/CEO (Vidal Sasson)

17th January 1899 Born today: Nevil Shute [Norway], London, novelist (On the Beach, Town Like Alice)

17th January 1886 Born today: Ronald Firbank, London, novelist (Flower Beneath the Foot)

17th January 1775 R B Sheridan's Rivals, premieres in London

17th January 1670 Highwayman Claude Duval found guilty of 6 robberies and sentenced to death.go to related location

Spilt Royal Soup



Spilt Royal Soup

'Never Darken My Dior Again' - Beatrice Lillie one liner.

Location: Buckingham Palace, SW1A 1AA

Description: London and Royalty go hand in hand - there are many buildings, places, occasions associated with the monarchy and of course none more so than Buckingham Palace.

And it was here that actress Beatrice Lillie - noted for her stage work in revues and light comedies - found herself enjoying a splendid meal. However, her luck was to change when a hapless waiter spilt soup on here model gown and then attempted to mop it up...

To which Beatrice muttered the legendary words...'Never Darken My Dior Again'!


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Spilt Royal Soup

'Never Darken My Dior Again' - Beatrice Lillie one liner.


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