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Friday, 15 October 2010

Thurloes Beauty Parlour - Kensington

On a recent walk around Kensington, we took in locations from Roman Polanski's "Repulsion". The hairdressers where the character Carol works at is actually Thurloes Beauty Parlour. It is now frequented by Margaret Thatcher who turns up in a limo every couple of weeks for her world famous haircut... A true palimpsest of film location.





For more on the crossed destinies of Kensington from a recent walk read...

http://englishheretic.blogspot.com/2010/09/searching-for-keeley-institute.html

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