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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st September 1983 David Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross, premieres in London

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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. PG Wodehouse lived here @ 17 Dunraven Street, Mayfair, London
12. James Bond's House @ Royal Avenue, Chelsea
13. Ernest Dowson Died Here @ 159 Sangley Road, Catford
14. Mrs Lovett's Pie House @ Bell Yard, London
15. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
16. John Harvards Tavern @ 103 Borough High Street, Southwark, London
17. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
18. Shakespeare's Ireland Yard @ Ireland Yard, Blackfriars, London
19. George Orwell taught here @ The Fountain House Hotel, 116-118 Church Road, H
20. Clapham Junction & Oscar Wilde @ St John's Hill, Clapham
21. Edgar Allen Poe lived here @ 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
22. Orwell's Booklovers Corner @ 1 South End Road, Hampstead, London
23. Chopin's Last Performance @ 4 St James' Place, Piccadilly, London
24. Home of Noel Coward @ 17 Gerald Road, Belgravia, London
25. HG Wells was born here @ Atlas House, 46 High Street, Bromley
26. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London
27. The Fitzroy Tavern @ 16 Charlotte Strreet
28. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
29. Illustrator Charles Keeping @ 16 Church Road, Shortlands, Bromley
30. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
31. Oscar Wilde Statue @ Charing Cross, London
32. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
33. Enid Blyton was born here @ 354 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London
34. Bleeding Heart Yard @ Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden, London
35. Whistler's House @ 96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
36. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
37. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
38. Eccentric George Cecil Ives @ 196 Adelaide Road, Lewisham, London
39. Senate House @ Senate House, Malet Street, London
40. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
41. Mount Pleasant - or is it? @ Coldbath Square, Islington, London
42. Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here @ 2 Chandos Villas, Harrow, Middlesex
43. Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd @ 3 St. James's Street, Lambeth
44. The George and Vulture @ 3 Castle Court, London
45. Jackie Collins Home @ Hamilton Terrace, Swiss Cottage
46. Charles Dickens Childhood Home @ 16 Bayham Street
47. The Edgar Wallace @ 40 Essex Street, London
48. Charles Dickens Coffee House @ 26 Wellington Street, Covent Garden
49. AA Milne lived here @ 13 Mallord Street, Chelsea
50. Author Mary Shelley lived here @ 24 Chester Square, Belgravia
51. HG Wells+Peter Cook lived here @ 17 Church Row, Hampstead, London
52. Roald Dahl's Studio @ 8 Turnchapel Mews, Clapham
53. Dickens 1st Love lived here @ 1 Lombard Street, London
54. Legend of Fu Manchu @ Gill Street, Limehouse, London
55. James Joyce lived here @ 28b Campden Grove, Kensington, London
56. The Diary of a Drug Fiend @ 31 Wellington Square, Chelsea, London
57. 142 The Strand @ 142 The Strand, London
58. Railway Children authors home @ Stratfield House, Baring Road, Lewisham, London
59. Will's Coffee House @ 39 Bow Street, Covent Garden
60. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
61. Lord Byron & 1st ever plaque @ 16 Holles Street, London
62. London's First Railway Bookstall @ Euston Station
63. Vampire author lived here @ 38 Great Pulteney Street, London
64. A Licence to Write @ 22 Ebury Street, Westminster
65. Allan Chappelow Murder @ 9 Downshire Hill, Hampstead
66. Princess Diana's Playground @ Near Black Line Gate, Serpentine, Kensington, Lo
67. Karl Marx Resting Place @ Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London
68. World's Biggest Plum Pudding! @ 17 Easycheap, London
69. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
70. Virginia Woolf born here @ 22 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington
71. Quercus - Publishing Revelation @ 21 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury
72. Da Vinci Code: Opus Dei @ 5 Orme Court, Westminster, London
73. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
74. Home of Sherlock Holmes @ 221b Baker Street, London
75. George Bernard Shaw lived here @ 29 Fitzroy Square
76. The First ever London Theatre @ 86-88 Curtain Road
77. Highgate Hill's Memorial Story @ Highgate Hill
78. Home of poet Robert Browning @ 19 Warwick Crescent, Paddington, London
79. History of Golden Square @ Golden Square, London
80. The Boot @ 116 Cromer St, London
81. Wynkyn de Worde, Fleet St Father @ Stationer's Hall, St Brides, London
82. Karl Popper lived here @ 16 Burlington Rise, East Barnet, London
83. Dylan Thomas' House of Horror @ 54 Delancey Street, Camden
84. WT Stead lived here @ 5 Smith Square, Westminster, London
85. William S Burroughs lived here @ 8 Duke Street, London
86. Chelsea's Anglesea Arms @ 15 Selwood Terrace, Chelsea
87. Last Gay Bookshop @ 66 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury
88. The House by the Thames @ 49 Bankside, Cardinal's Wharf, Southwark, London
89. JG Ballard's Millenium People @ Chelsea Marina Harbour, Fulham, London
90. Peter Cook's Baby Lives On @ 6 Carlisle Street
91. The Soho Mural @ Noel Street, London
92. George Orwell Lived here @ 27b Canonbury Square, Islington
93. Samuel Coleridge Died Here @ 3 The Grove, Highgate, London
94. Sir Clement the Great @ Boundary Road, St John's Wood
95. John Buchan lived here @ 76 Portland Place, Marylebone, London
96. Dr Johnson's Dictionary House @ 17 Gough Square, London
97. Poet Stevie Smith's House @ 1 Avondale Road, Palmers Green
98. Rights of Man written here @ The Old Red Lion, Islington, London
99. Charles Williams born here @ 3 Caedmon Road, Islington, London
100. Chaucers Canterbury Tales Origin @ Talbot Yard, Southwark, London
101. Brixton Tate Library @ Brixton Oval, Brixton, London
102. Bram Stoker's first London home @ 7 Southampton Street, Bloomsbury, London
103. JM Barrie and Peter Pan @ 100 Bayswater Road, London
104. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington
105. Author Wilkie Collins lived here @ 90 Gloucester Place (now 65)
106. Rimbaud and Verlaines House @ 8 Royal College Street, Camden, London
107. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
108. Author JG Ballard lived here @ 36 Old Charlton Road, Shepperton
109. Novelist James Hilton lived here @ 42 Oak Hill Gardens, Woodford Green
110. News International HQ @ Thomas More Square, Pennington Street, Wapping