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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

26th July 1977 Elvis Costello was arrested at The Park Lane Hilton.go to related location

26th July 1973 Peter Shaffers Equus, premieres in London

26th July 1973 Underworld actress Kate Beckinsale born in London.

26th July 1966 England beat Portugal 2-1 at Wembley Stadium to reach the World Cup Final.

26th July 1950 Born today: Susan George, London England, actress (Straw Dogs, Mandingo)

26th July 1895 Born today: Jerry Verno, London England, actor (River of Unrest, Sweeney Todd)

26th July 1895 Born today: Robert Graves, London England, writer/poet (I Claudius) [or 6/26]

26th July 1891 Henry James' American, premieres in London

26th July 1842 Born today: Alfred Marshall, London, economist

26th July 1802 Born today: Winthrop Mackworth Praed, London, poet/politician

Top Comedy-related places to visit in London.



There are some very funny things to see in London, and not just some of the eccentric British locals, places with comedy connections, comedian's homes, tragic comic ends, and most of all - top laughs!

TOP 10 COMEDY RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE COMEDY SIGHTS:

11. Danny La Rue's @ 17 Hanover Square
12. Peter Sellers lived here @ 10 Muswell Hill Road, Muswell Hill, London
13. Bernard Bresslaw died here. @ Dressing Rooms, Open Air Theatre, Regents Park
14. Hattie Jacques House @ 67 Eardley Crescent, Earls Court, London
15. Wilfred Brambles arrest was here @ 1 Shepherd's Bush Green, London
16. Cooper always won them over @ Forest Road, Walthamstow
17. A Good Life in Middlesex @ 55 Kewferry Road, Northwood, Middlesex
18. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
19. Monty Python's Maritime sketch @ 71 Fenchurch Street, London
20. Monty Python's Flying Circus @ Neal's Yard, Covent Garden, London
21. Home of Noel Coward @ 17 Gerald Road, Belgravia, London
22. Kenneth Williams' Barber Shop @ 57 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London
23. Holy Grail on Hampstead Heath @ Hampstead Heath
24. HG Wells+Peter Cook lived here @ 17 Church Row, Hampstead, London
25. Climbing the Uxbridge Road @ South Ealing Road, Ealing, London
26. Sulgrave Boys Club @ 287 Goldhawk Road, London
27. Will Hay Lived Here @ 45 The Chase, Norbury
28. Terry Scott's Boyhood Home @ 32 Tucker Street, Bushey, Herts
29. Ted Rogers and his 3 2 1 @ Sancroft Street, Kennington, Lambeth
30. Hanwell Community Centre @ Westcott Crescent, London
31. Banksy's Tesco Pledge @ Essex Road, Islington, London
32. A Comic Legends resting place @ Kew Meadow Path, Richmond
33. The Establishment @ 18 Greek Street, Soho, London
34. Eaglesfield's Famous Comedy Son @ Red Lion Lane
35. Nudge Nudge Wink Wink @ 4 Lodge Lane, North Finchley, London
36. Bob Hope was born here @ 44 Craigton Road, Eltham
37. Sunshine Desserts @ 32-36 Telford Way, North Acton, London
38. Kenneth Williams was born here @ 11 Bingfield Street, Islington, London
39. Thesp Alastair Sim lived here @ 8 Frognal Gardens, London
40. Leslie Phillips lived here @ Middleton Avenue, Chingford
41. Banksy Up the Wall @ Pollard Street, Bethnal Green, London
42. Rodney Catches the Butterfly @ Ravenscourt Park, Hammersmith
43. Banksy's Bullet Proof Cherub @ Old Street, London
44. Tony Hancock lived here @ 10 Grey Close, Hampstead Gardens
45. Reggie Perrin's Station @ Norbiton Station, Coombe Road West, Norbiton, Lo
46. The Fat Boy of Peckham @ Colegrove Road, Peckham, London
47. A Monty Python Pad @ Southwood Lane, Highgate
48. Cook, Lennon and Dinner Parties @ 17 Church Row
49. Tommy Handley lived Here @ 34 Craven Road, Paddington
50. Leslie Phillips' School @ New Road, Chingford
51. Home to Hattie Jacques @ 7 Oxford Road
52. Stella Street @ Hartswood Road, London
53. Vic & Bob started it here @ 316, New Cross Road
54. A mad day playing Rugby @ The Athletic Ground, Kew Foot Road
55. The Entertainer's School @ Dulwich Common
56. Monty Python's first Curry @ 98 Fleet Road, Hampstead
57. Only Fools and Fibs... @ Harlech Tower, South Acton
58. Comedian Little Tich lived here @ 93 Shirehall Park, Hendon, London
59. The Plank @ Malthouse Passage, Richmond
60. Lou and Andy live here @ Cranbrook Estate, Bethnal Green, London
61. The Queen's Head @ 71 Black Prince Road, Lambeth
62. Get Spaced Here @ 23 Carleton Road, Tuffnell Park
63. Finsbury Park Empire @ St Thomas/Prah Road, Finsbury Park, London
64. Little Britain Exists! @ Little Britain, Blackfriars, London
65. Always Leave Them Laughing @ Lucy Road, Southend
66. Graham's King Willy Days @ 77 Hampstead High Street
67. Office of the Comics @ 9 Orme Court
68. Saucy Postcarder McGill's House @ 5 Bennett Park, Blackheath, London
69. Charlie Chaplin lived here @ 39 Methley Street, Kennington
70. Rainbow Theatre & Monty Python @ 232 Road, Finsbury Park
71. Did Chaplin get the bug Here @ 143 Westminster Bridge Road
72. A Big Night Out at the Albany @ Douglas Way. Deptford
73. Crowland Primary School @ Crowland Road, Tottenham
74. Heir to Spike Milligan's Throne @ 393A High Street, Leytonstone
75. Marylebone Registry Office @ Marylebone Road
76. Harrow College of Art @ Brookshill, Harrow Weald, Middlesex
77. Monty Python Empire formed here @ Dean Street & Shaftesbury Avenue
78. Norman Wisdom lived here @ 91 Fernhead Road, Maida Vale
79. Jo Brand's nursing years @ The Maudsley Hospital, Denmark Hill
80. Hattie's Mum Lived Here @ 54 Waterford Road, off Kings Road
81. Sir Clement the Great @ Boundary Road, St John's Wood
82. Tommy's Gig at the Airport @ Sipson Way, Bath Road
83. School to an Eccentric Comedian @ Embassy Theatre Eton Avenue
84. Peter Cook's Baby Lives On @ 6 Carlisle Street
85. The Captains Cabin @ 4-7 Norris Street, London
86. Home to Yellowbeard @ North End Way, Hampstead
87. A House of Laughter @ Glenshaw Mansions, Brixton Road / Mowll Street
88. Spike's House @ 127 Holden Road, Finchley
89. A History of differing Worship @ Clydesdale Road
90. The Holy Trinity and Clowns @ Beechwood Road, Dalston
91. Arthur Haynes lived & died here @ 73 Gunnersbury Avenue, Ealing
92. A Fish Called Wanda @ New Concordia Wharf, Bermondsey Wall West, Bermo
93. Sex Pistols vs Graham Chapman @ 37 Highgate Street
94. Chuckle Club @ Houghton Street, Holborn
95. The Players' Theatre @ 43 King Street, Covent Garden
96. Graham's First London Pad @ Prince of Wales Terrace, Kensington
97. The Windermere Club @ 189 Regent Street
98. Ben Elton's School @ Stillness Junior School, Brockley Rise, Forest H
99. Charlie Chaplin's Home @ 289 Kennington Road, Kennington
100. Hancock's Half Hour... @ St. Pauls, Covent Garden's Piazza
101. Home to a Great Magician @ 105 Warwick Avenue, Maida Vale
102. Bernie & Mike Winters lived here @ Highbury Mansions, Upper Street, Islington
103. Tommy's 1st BBC Audition @ 25 Marylebone Road
104. Rhys Ifans Underpants @ 280 Westbourne Park Road
105. Mighty Boosh College @ Queen Alexandra Road, High Wycombe, Bucks
106. The Goons and Finnegan @ 2 Strutton Ground
107. Eric's First London Digs @ Longridge Road, Earls Court
108. The Wenlock Arms @ 26, Wenlock Road, Hoxton
109. Downstairs at the King's Head @ The King's Head, 2 Crouch End Hill, Crouch End
110. Balham's Finest Schooled Here @ Westcombe Park, Blackheath