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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

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

21st September 1977 Rapper Doc Brown was born in Kilburn.

21st September 1906 Born today: Derrick De Marney, London England, actor (Inheritance)

21st September 1849 Born today: Edmund Gosse, London, translator/critic (Father and Son)

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. Mrs Lovett's Pie House @ Bell Yard, London
12. Karl Marx Resting Place @ Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London
13. Orwell's Booklovers Corner @ 1 South End Road, Hampstead, London
14. PG Wodehouse lived here @ 17 Dunraven Street, Mayfair, London
15. Radclyffe Halls House @ 37 Holland Street, Kensington
16. The Turks Head Literary Club @ 9 Gerrard Street, Soho, London
17. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
18. History of Golden Square @ Golden Square, London
19. HG Wells+Peter Cook lived here @ 17 Church Row, Hampstead, London
20. Shakespeare's Ireland Yard @ Ireland Yard, Blackfriars, London
21. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
22. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
23. Poet's Corner @ Westminster Abbey
24. The Fitzroy Tavern @ 16 Charlotte Strreet
25. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
26. The French House @ 49 Dean Street, Soho
27. Phileas Fogg lived here! @ 7 Saville Row, Burlington Gardens, London
28. The Diary of a Drug Fiend @ 31 Wellington Square, Chelsea, London
29. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
30. William S Burroughs lived here @ 8 Duke Street, London
31. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
32. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London
33. Eccentric George Cecil Ives @ 196 Adelaide Road, Lewisham, London
34. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
35. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
36. AA Milne lived here @ 13 Mallord Street, Chelsea
37. Samuel Coleridge Died Here @ 3 The Grove, Highgate, London
38. Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here @ 2 Chandos Villas, Harrow, Middlesex
39. Bleeding Heart Yard @ Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden, London
40. 142 The Strand @ 142 The Strand, London
41. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
42. James Bond's House @ Royal Avenue, Chelsea
43. Author Mary Shelley lived here @ 24 Chester Square, Belgravia
44. Voltaire lived and wrote here @ 10 Maiden Lane, Westminster, London
45. A Licence to Write @ 22 Ebury Street, Westminster
46. James Joyce lived here @ 28b Campden Grove, Kensington, London
47. Jacobs Island & Oliver Twist @ off Jacob Street
48. Jackie Collins Home @ Hamilton Terrace, Swiss Cottage
49. JM Barrie and Peter Pan @ 100 Bayswater Road, London
50. John Harvards Tavern @ 103 Borough High Street, Southwark, London
51. Author Wilkie Collins lived here @ 90 Gloucester Place (now 65)
52. Sir Clement the Great @ Boundary Road, St John's Wood
53. The House by the Thames @ 49 Bankside, Cardinal's Wharf, Southwark, London
54. Irish poet WB Yeats Lived here @ 5 Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London
55. Chaucers Canterbury Tales Origin @ Talbot Yard, Southwark, London
56. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
57. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington
58. Saffron Hill @ Saffron Hill, Farringdon
59. A Funny Man schooled here @ The Ride, Brentford
60. Dickens 1st Love lived here @ 1 Lombard Street, London
61. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
62. Edgar Allen Poe lived here @ 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
63. Canada Water Super-Library @ 21 Surrey Quays Road, Rotherhithe
64. The Grapes @ 76 Narrow Street, Limehouse, London
65. Oscar Wilde Statue @ Charing Cross, London
66. Roald Dahl's Studio @ 8 Turnchapel Mews, Clapham
67. St Barnabas & the Penny Chute @ 1 Greek Street, Soho, London
68. Whistler's House @ 96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
69. Illustrator Charles Keeping @ 16 Church Road, Shortlands, Bromley
70. Beatrix Potters Peter Rabbit @ Brompton Cemetery, Brompton, London
71. Home of Guinness Book of Records @ 107 Fleet Street
72. Bram Stoker's Heroic Deed @ 27 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
73. Verde & Company @ 40 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields
74. Agatha Christie's First Home @ 47-48 Campden Street, Kensington
75. Charles Dickens Coffee House @ 26 Wellington Street, Covent Garden
76. 2 Blokes, 1 Bookshop, No Idea @ Unit 1, Brampton Park Road, Wood Green
77. George Orwell taught here @ The Fountain House Hotel, 116-118 Church Road, H
78. Rupert Bear was created Here @ 58 Cranes Park
79. Mount Pleasant - or is it? @ Coldbath Square, Islington, London
80. Once home to Mr Stamp @ Canal Road, Bow
81. Author Nevil Shute born here @ 16 Somerset Road, West Ealing
82. The Soho Mural @ Noel Street, London
83. Frankenstein author born here @ Polygon Road, Euston
84. The Hogwart Express @ Platform 9, King's Cross Station
85. Will's Coffee House @ 39 Bow Street, Covent Garden
86. The Edgar Wallace @ 40 Essex Street, London
87. Ripping Yarns @ 355 Archway Road, Highgate
88. Simpsons: Home of Chess @ 100 Strand, London
89. Famous Drinkers to die for @ 127 Gloucester Road, Kensington
90. Clapham Junction & Oscar Wilde @ St John's Hill, Clapham
91. Lord Byron & 1st ever plaque @ 16 Holles Street, London
92. Doves Bindery and Press @ 15 Upper Mall, Hammersmith
93. Senate House @ Senate House, Malet Street, London
94. William Blake lived here. @ 28 Poland Street, London
95. Charles Dickens Childhood Home @ 16 Bayham Street
96. Charles Lamb lived here @ 20 Russell Street, Covent Garden
97. Shakespeare, The Lodger @ Monkswell Street, London Wall, London
98. Cash in the Wind @ The Bank Of England
99. St George the Martyr and Dickens @ Borough High Street, Southwark, London
100. Home of Sherlock Holmes @ 221b Baker Street, London
101. Railway Children authors home @ Stratfield House, Baring Road, Lewisham, London
102. Jane Austen lived here @ 10 Henrietta Street, Westminster, London
103. Legend of Fu Manchu @ Gill Street, Limehouse, London
104. Hazlitt's Hotel @ 6 Frith Street, Soho, London
105. Barn Elms Kit Cat House @ Barn Elms, Putney, London
106. London's First Railway Bookstall @ Euston Station
107. Regan once lived Here @ 9 Highbury Crescent
108. The Wheatsheaf @ 25 Rathbone Place
109. The Riceyman Steps @ To Granville Place, London
110. Enid Blyton was born here @ 354 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London