Lime Grove Studios, London
Lime Grove Studios was a film studio complex built by the Gaumont Film Company in 1915 situated in a street named Lime Grove, in Shepherd's Bush, west London, north of Hammersmith and described by Gaumont as "the finest studio in Great Britain and the first building ever put up in this country solely for the production of films".
From 1949 to 1991 the complex was used by the BBC for television productions.
On Sunday March 23rd 1952, the BBC broadcast the first ever production of Frederick Knott's new play Dial M for Murder, a full three months before the first stage performance at the Westminster Theatre.
Lime Grove Studios finally closed in 1991, and demolished in 1993. The area is now housing estate.
Waltzes from Vienna (1934)
The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934)
The 39 Steps (1935)
Secret Agent (1936)
Young and Innocent (1937)
Notes & References
- Alfred Hitchcock: A Life in Darkness and Light (2003) by Patrick McGilligan, pages 258-60