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Seven Dials

Seven Dials is a small road junction in Covent Garden in the West End of London where seven streets converge. [1]

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Addlestone

Addlestone is the administrative town of the borough of Runnymede in the county of Surrey, England.

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Agatha Christie

Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, DBE (née Miller; 15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976) was an English crime novelist, short story writer and playwright.

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Angry mob

An angry mob is a group of people who form a group ("mob") and protest, either violently or non-violently, against a common theme, object, policy or ruler which the "mob" finds offensive.

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Beatrix of the Netherlands

Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands (Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard,; 31 January 1938) reigned as Queen of the Netherlands from 1980 until her abdication in 2013.

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Cambridge Theatre

The Cambridge Theatre is a West End theatre, on a corner site in Earlham Street facing Seven Dials, in the London Borough of Camden, built in 1929-30 for Bertie Meyer on an "irregular triangular site".

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Charles Dickens

Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic.

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Chartism

Chartism was a working-class movement for political reform in Britain which existed from 1838 to 1858.

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City of Vice

City of Vice is a British historical crime drama television series set in Georgian London and was first screened on 14 January 2008 on Channel 4.

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Covent Garden

Covent Garden is a district in London on the eastern fringes of the West End, between Charing Cross Road and Drury Lane.

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Dodger (novel)

Dodger is a novel written by Terry Pratchett, set in early Victorian London, and inspired by Charles Dickens' character the Artful Dodger.

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Elizabeth Beverley

Elizabeth Beverley (fl. 1815–30) was a travelling English entertainer and pamphleteer, who sometimes wrote as Mrs.

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Emma Donoghue

Emma Donoghue (born 24 October 1969) is an Irish-born playwright, literary historian and novelist now living in Canada.

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Iolanthe

Iolanthe; or, The Peer and the Peri is a comic opera with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert.

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James Paine (architect)

James Paine (1717–1789) was an English architect.

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Junction (road)

A road junction is a location where multiple roads intersect, allowing vehicular traffic to change from one road to another.

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Neal's Yard

Neal's Yard is a small alley in Covent Garden between Shorts Gardens and Monmouth Street which opens into a courtyard.

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Princess Frederica Charlotte of Prussia

Princess Frederica Charlotte of Prussia (Friederike Charlotte Ulrike Katharina; 7 May 1767 – 6 August 1820) was the only daughter of Frederick William II of Prussia and his first wife and double first cousin Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Lüneburg.

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Pub

A pub, formally public house (a house "open to the public", as opposed to a private house), is a drinking establishment in the culture of Britain, Britannica.com; Subscription Required.

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Roddy Frame

Roddy Frame (born 29 January 1964) is a singer-songwriter and musician from Scotland.

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Rookery (slum)

"Rookery" was a colloquial term given in the 18th and 19th centuries to a city slum occupied by the poor people and frequently also by criminals and prostitutes.

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Samantha Shannon

Samantha Shannon (born 8 November 1991) is a British writer of dystopian and paranormal fiction.

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Shaftesbury Avenue

Shaftesbury Avenue is a major street in the West End of London, named after Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury, that runs in a north-easterly direction from Piccadilly Circus to New Oxford Street, crossing Charing Cross Road at Cambridge Circus.

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Shaftesbury plc

Shaftesbury plc is a British-based property business focused on properties in the West End of London.

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Sketches by Boz

Sketches by "Boz," Illustrative of Every-day Life and Every-day People (commonly known as Sketches by Boz) is a collection of short pieces Charles Dickens published as a book in 1836, with illustrations by George Cruikshank.

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Slum

A slum is a heavily populated urban informal settlement characterized by substandard housing and squalor.

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St Giles, London

St Giles is a district of London, at the southern tip of the London Borough of Camden.

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Stephen Stills

Stephen Arthur Stills (born January 3, 1945) is an American musician and multi-instrumentalist best known for his work with Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young.

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Stills Alone

Stills Alone is an album released in 1991 by Stephen Stills.

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Sundial

A sundial is a device that tells the time of day by the apparent position of the Sun in the sky.

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Surrey

Surrey is a county in the south east of England, one of the home counties bordering Greater London.

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Terry Pratchett

Sir Terence David John "Terry" Pratchett, OBE (28 April 1948 – 12 March 2015) was an English author of fantasy novels, especially comical works.

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The Bone Season

The Bone Season is a supernatural dystopian novel by British writer Samantha Shannon and is her debut novel.

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The Gentle Touch

The Gentle Touch is a British police drama television series made by London Weekend Television for ITV which ran from 1980–84.

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The Seven Dials Mystery

The Seven Dials Mystery is a work of detective fiction by Agatha Christie, first published in the UK by William Collins & Sons on 24 January 1929 and in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company later in the same year.

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Thomas Neale

Thomas Neale (1641–1699) was an English project-manager and politician who was also the first person to hold a position equivalent to postmaster-general of the North American colonies.

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W. S. Gilbert

Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (18 November 1836 – 29 May 1911) was an English dramatist, librettist, poet and illustrator best known for the fourteen comic operas (known as the Savoy operas) produced in collaboration with the composer Sir Arthur Sullivan.

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West End of London

The West End of London (more commonly referred to as simply the West End) is an area of Central London containing many of the city's major tourist attractions, shops, businesses, government buildings and entertainment venues (including the commercial:West End theatres).

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West End theatre

West End theatre is a common term for mainstream professional theatre staged in the large theatres of "Theatreland" in and near the West End of London.

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Weybridge

Weybridge is a town by the River Wey in the Elmbridge district of Surrey.

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William and Mary

William and Mary were the co-regents over the Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, namely the Dutch Prince of Orange King William III (& II) and his spouse (and first cousin) Queen Mary II.

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Worshipful Company of Mercers

The Worshipful Company of Mercers is the premier Livery Company of the City of London and ranks first in the order of precedence of the Companies.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_Dials

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