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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

26th March 1991 Marc Camoletti's Don't Dress for Dinner, premieres in London

26th March 1985 Actress Keira Knightley was born in Teddington, London.

26th March 1975 Tommy premieres in London

26th March 1973 Susan Shaw, is 1st woman in 171 years in London's Stock exchange

26th March 1924 The Premiere of Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan.go to related location

26th March 1874 Born today: Gerald du Maurier, London Engld, actor (Power, Escape, Masks and Faces)

26th March 1840 Born today: George Smith, London England, assyriologist (cuneiform (script))

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:

MORE LITERARY SIGHTS:

11. Bleeding Heart Yard @ Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden, London
12. The Turks Head Literary Club @ 9 Gerrard Street, Soho, London
13. HG Wells+Peter Cook lived here @ 17 Church Row, Hampstead, London
14. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London
15. Phileas Fogg lived here! @ 7 Saville Row, Burlington Gardens, London
16. The House by the Thames @ 49 Bankside, Cardinal's Wharf, Southwark, London
17. Ernest Dowson Died Here @ 159 Sangley Road, Catford
18. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
19. Chaucers Canterbury Tales Origin @ Talbot Yard, Southwark, London
20. Edgar Allen Poe lived here @ 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
21. AA Milne lived here @ 13 Mallord Street, Chelsea
22. Oscar Wilde Statue @ Charing Cross, London
23. James Joyce lived here @ 28b Campden Grove, Kensington, London
24. Writer Bret Harte lived here @ 74 Lancaster Gate, London
25. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
26. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
27. William Morris's Furniture @ 17 Red Lion Square, Bloomsbury, London
28. JM Barrie and Peter Pan @ 100 Bayswater Road, London
29. Saffron Hill @ Saffron Hill, Farringdon
30. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
31. William S Burroughs lived here @ 8 Duke Street, London
32. Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here @ 2 Chandos Villas, Harrow, Middlesex
33. Poet's Corner @ Westminster Abbey
34. The Fitzroy Tavern @ 16 Charlotte Strreet
35. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
36. Will's Coffee House @ 39 Bow Street, Covent Garden
37. Beatrix Potters Peter Rabbit @ Brompton Cemetery, Brompton, London
38. The Boot @ 116 Cromer St, London
39. Home of Noel Coward @ 17 Gerald Road, Belgravia, London
40. The Edgar Wallace @ 40 Essex Street, London
41. Shakespeare, The Lodger @ Monkswell Street, London Wall, London
42. Shakespeare's Ireland Yard @ Ireland Yard, Blackfriars, London
43. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
44. John Harvards Tavern @ 103 Borough High Street, Southwark, London
45. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
46. Eccentric George Cecil Ives @ 196 Adelaide Road, Lewisham, London
47. Once home to Mr Stamp @ Canal Road, Bow
48. Simpsons: Home of Chess @ 100 Strand, London
49. Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd @ 3 St. James's Street, Lambeth
50. Irish poet WB Yeats Lived here @ 5 Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London
51. Karl Marx Resting Place @ Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London
52. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
53. Charles Dickens Childhood Home @ 16 Bayham Street
54. Enid Blyton was born here @ 354 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London
55. 101 Dalmations author lived here @ 19 Dorset Square, Marylebone
56. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
57. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
58. Orwell's Booklovers Corner @ 1 South End Road, Hampstead, London
59. Bram Stoker's first London home @ 7 Southampton Street, Bloomsbury, London
60. The Soho Mural @ Noel Street, London
61. Samuel Coleridge Died Here @ 3 The Grove, Highgate, London
62. James Bond's House @ Royal Avenue, Chelsea
63. Princess Diana's Playground @ Near Black Line Gate, Serpentine, Kensington, Lo
64. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington
65. Senate House @ Senate House, Malet Street, London
66. History of Golden Square @ Golden Square, London
67. Home of Sherlock Holmes @ 221b Baker Street, London
68. Poet Stevie Smith's House @ 1 Avondale Road, Palmers Green
69. Goldsmith and Blackstone @ 2 Brick Court, Temple, London
70. WT Stead lived here @ 5 Smith Square, Westminster, London
71. The Man who knew everything @ 48 Welbeck Street, Westminster
72. Lord Byron & 1st ever plaque @ 16 Holles Street, London
73. Whistler's House @ 96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
74. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
75. Virginia Woolf's Pad @ 46 Gordon Square, Bloomsbury
76. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
77. Bram Stoker lived here @ 18 St Leonards Terrace, Chelsea
78. Canada Water Super-Library @ 21 Surrey Quays Road, Rotherhithe
79. The Great Bard's Theatre @ New Inn Broadway, off Gt Eastern Street
80. The Diary of a Drug Fiend @ 31 Wellington Square, Chelsea, London
81. Voltaire lived and wrote here @ 10 Maiden Lane, Westminster, London
82. The Horn and Centre Page @ 29-33 Knightrider Street, St Pauls
83. Home of poet Robert Browning @ 19 Warwick Crescent, Paddington, London
84. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
85. Peter Cook's Baby Lives On @ 6 Carlisle Street
86. A Funny Man schooled here @ The Ride, Brentford
87. Legend of Fu Manchu @ Gill Street, Limehouse, London
88. Clapham Junction & Oscar Wilde @ St John's Hill, Clapham
89. St Barnabas & the Penny Chute @ 1 Greek Street, Soho, London
90. Victoria Tower @ Westminster
91. Exciting Books in Soho @ 11 Brewer Street
92. Poet Dylan Thomas lived here @ 5 Redcliffe Street, Earls Court
93. Radical booksellers since 1945 @ 5 Caledonian Road
94. Author DH Lawrence lived here @ 32 Well Walk, Hampstead, London
95. HG Wells was born here @ Atlas House, 46 High Street, Bromley
96. News International HQ @ Thomas More Square, Pennington Street, Wapping
97. The Hogwart Express @ Platform 9, King's Cross Station
98. John Buchan lived here @ 76 Portland Place, Marylebone, London
99. Birthplace of the Pre-Raphaelite @ Cavendish College
100. A Licence to Write @ 22 Ebury Street, Westminster
101. Jacobs Island & Oliver Twist @ off Jacob Street
102. Sir Clement the Great @ Boundary Road, St John's Wood
103. Sherlock Holmes was Written Here @ 10-11 Northumberland Street
104. The Holly Bush @ 22 Holly Mount, Hampstead
105. The First ever London Theatre @ 86-88 Curtain Road
106. Ripping Yarns @ 355 Archway Road, Highgate
107. Vampire author lived here @ 38 Great Pulteney Street, London
108. Cliveden and the Profumo Affair @ Taplow, Maidenhead
109. 2 Blokes, 1 Bookshop, No Idea @ Unit 1, Brampton Park Road, Wood Green
110. The Original Hatchard's @ 173 Piccadilly, London