Anthony Daly was just 20 years old when he decided to leave The Troubles in Derry and travel to England. Little did he realise he would find himself in personal trouble and at the mercy of a number of nasty characters centred around the Playland arcade in Piccadilly.
The Murder of James Pope-Hennessy 20th November 1916 – 25th January 1974 Richard James Arthur Pope-Hennessy was the former editor of The Spectator, a well-connected author and commissioned by the Queen in 1955 to write a biography of Queen Mary. He was the brother of Sir John Pope-Hennessy, who was the Director of both the… Continue reading THE SOHO CONNECTIONS: Murder of the Royal Biographer, 1974
I am starting to compile a simple list of clubs and pubs in London’s West End. This includes an address/area (if known), the decade(s) and any comments as well as a key. I have also added a small list of notable clientele who frequented the clubs. There will, without doubt, be errors so please forward any… Continue reading THE SOHO CONNECTIONS: A-Z of Clubs, Pubs & other