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James Bond in London: The Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

25th September 1989 Ronald Harwood's Another Time, premieres in London

25th September 1984 1st London performance of musical Stepping Out presented

25th September 1966 Actor Jason Flemyng was born in Putney, London.

25th September 1939 Conservative MP Leon Brittan was born in London.

25th September 1906 John Galsworthy's Silver Box, premieres in London

25th September 1888 The Royal Court Theatre in Kensington was opened.go to related location

25th September 1886 Comedy opera Dorothy, 1st produced in London

Top Literary-related places to visit in London.



It's a magnet is London, always has been, it's always been the centre of the publishing world and London is awash with places that Dicken's lived, Shakespeare played, and many authors were inspired.

TOP 10 LITERARY RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

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11. Ernest Dowson Died Here @ 159 Sangley Road, Catford
12. Orwell's Booklovers Corner @ 1 South End Road, Hampstead, London
13. Karl Marx Resting Place @ Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London
14. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
15. The Turks Head Literary Club @ 9 Gerrard Street, Soho, London
16. PG Wodehouse lived here @ 17 Dunraven Street, Mayfair, London
17. Radclyffe Halls House @ 37 Holland Street, Kensington
18. History of Golden Square @ Golden Square, London
19. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
20. HG Wells+Peter Cook lived here @ 17 Church Row, Hampstead, London
21. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
22. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
23. Poet's Corner @ Westminster Abbey
24. Phileas Fogg lived here! @ 7 Saville Row, Burlington Gardens, London
25. Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here @ 2 Chandos Villas, Harrow, Middlesex
26. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
27. Shakespeare's Ireland Yard @ Ireland Yard, Blackfriars, London
28. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
29. Jackie Collins Home @ Hamilton Terrace, Swiss Cottage
30. AA Milne lived here @ 13 Mallord Street, Chelsea
31. The Diary of a Drug Fiend @ 31 Wellington Square, Chelsea, London
32. The Fitzroy Tavern @ 16 Charlotte Strreet
33. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
34. William S Burroughs lived here @ 8 Duke Street, London
35. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
36. Eccentric George Cecil Ives @ 196 Adelaide Road, Lewisham, London
37. Jacobs Island & Oliver Twist @ off Jacob Street
38. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
39. John Harvards Tavern @ 103 Borough High Street, Southwark, London
40. Bleeding Heart Yard @ Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden, London
41. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
42. Samuel Coleridge Died Here @ 3 The Grove, Highgate, London
43. The French House @ 49 Dean Street, Soho
44. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London
45. JM Barrie and Peter Pan @ 100 Bayswater Road, London
46. Author Mary Shelley lived here @ 24 Chester Square, Belgravia
47. A Licence to Write @ 22 Ebury Street, Westminster
48. 142 The Strand @ 142 The Strand, London
49. James Bond's House @ Royal Avenue, Chelsea
50. Author Wilkie Collins lived here @ 90 Gloucester Place (now 65)
51. Chaucers Canterbury Tales Origin @ Talbot Yard, Southwark, London
52. Voltaire lived and wrote here @ 10 Maiden Lane, Westminster, London
53. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington
54. Clapham Junction & Oscar Wilde @ St John's Hill, Clapham
55. Edgar Allen Poe lived here @ 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
56. James Joyce lived here @ 28b Campden Grove, Kensington, London
57. William Blake lived here. @ 28 Poland Street, London
58. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
59. Sir Clement the Great @ Boundary Road, St John's Wood
60. Beatrix Potters Peter Rabbit @ Brompton Cemetery, Brompton, London
61. Irish poet WB Yeats Lived here @ 5 Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London
62. Saffron Hill @ Saffron Hill, Farringdon
63. The House by the Thames @ 49 Bankside, Cardinal's Wharf, Southwark, London
64. Roald Dahl's Studio @ 8 Turnchapel Mews, Clapham
65. Whistler's House @ 96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
66. Illustrator Charles Keeping @ 16 Church Road, Shortlands, Bromley
67. George Orwell taught here @ The Fountain House Hotel, 116-118 Church Road, H
68. Oscar Wilde Statue @ Charing Cross, London
69. The Grapes @ 76 Narrow Street, Limehouse, London
70. Frankenstein author born here @ Polygon Road, Euston
71. Verde & Company @ 40 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields
72. A Funny Man schooled here @ The Ride, Brentford
73. St Barnabas & the Penny Chute @ 1 Greek Street, Soho, London
74. Agatha Christie's First Home @ 47-48 Campden Street, Kensington
75. Bram Stoker's Heroic Deed @ 27 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
76. The Soho Mural @ Noel Street, London
77. Charles Dickens Coffee House @ 26 Wellington Street, Covent Garden
78. Once home to Mr Stamp @ Canal Road, Bow
79. Home of Guinness Book of Records @ 107 Fleet Street
80. The Edgar Wallace @ 40 Essex Street, London
81. Dickens 1st Love lived here @ 1 Lombard Street, London
82. Charles Lamb lived here @ 20 Russell Street, Covent Garden
83. Mount Pleasant - or is it? @ Coldbath Square, Islington, London
84. Author Nevil Shute born here @ 16 Somerset Road, West Ealing
85. Strawberry Hill House @ 268 Waldegrave Road, Twickenham
86. 2 Blokes, 1 Bookshop, No Idea @ Unit 1, Brampton Park Road, Wood Green
87. Will's Coffee House @ 39 Bow Street, Covent Garden
88. Charles Dickens Childhood Home @ 16 Bayham Street
89. Senate House @ Senate House, Malet Street, London
90. Shakespeare, The Lodger @ Monkswell Street, London Wall, London
91. Famous Drinkers to die for @ 127 Gloucester Road, Kensington
92. Home of Sherlock Holmes @ 221b Baker Street, London
93. Canada Water Super-Library @ 21 Surrey Quays Road, Rotherhithe
94. Doves Bindery and Press @ 15 Upper Mall, Hammersmith
95. Rupert Bear was created Here @ 58 Cranes Park
96. Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd @ 3 St. James's Street, Lambeth
97. Enid Blyton was born here @ 354 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London
98. John Ruskin born here @ 54 Hunter Street, Holborn
99. Edward Leeson died here @ PC World, Ruislip Road, Ruislip
100. London's First Railway Bookstall @ Euston Station
101. Goldsmith and Blackstone @ 2 Brick Court, Temple, London
102. Railway Children authors home @ Stratfield House, Baring Road, Lewisham, London
103. Jane Austen lived here @ 10 Henrietta Street, Westminster, London
104. John Evelyn's House @ 14 Dover Street, Mayfair
105. St George the Martyr and Dickens @ Borough High Street, Southwark, London
106. Sir John Betjeman @ 31 Highgate West Hill, Highgate, Highgate
107. Barn Elms Kit Cat House @ Barn Elms, Putney, London
108. The Hogwart Express @ Platform 9, King's Cross Station
109. Lord Byron & 1st ever plaque @ 16 Holles Street, London
110. Regan once lived Here @ 9 Highbury Crescent