Pauline Boty’s London

The map below contains markers for a number of locations in London and its environs associated with Pauline Boty, including where she lived, worked and exhibited, sites shown in Pop Goes the Easel and where she acted onstage. Please click [or tap] on a marker to see further information and drag [or pinch] map to pan and to zoom in and out. A list of the markers and their captions follow below.

Please note, some locations are approximate due to the markers being generated from the post codes of the areas in which they fall.

Markers and captions

Addison Avenue First flat where Pauline Boty and Clive Goodwin lived
Addison Road House owned by John Manasseh shared by Boty and Celia Birtwell
AIA Gallery Former location of gallery in Lisle Street for Blake, Boty, Porter, Reeve exhibition
BBC Television Centre Location for Boty’s nightmare sequence in Pop Goes the Easel
Cromwell Road Second flat where Boty and Clive Goodwin lived
RCA Stained Glass studio Original location of Royal College of Art Stained Glass studio, Cromwell Road
Grabowski Gallery Former location for Boty’s solo show, 10 September – 5 October 1963
Grand Hall Olympia Location for Bertram Mills Circus scene in Pop Goes the Easel
Hammersmith College of Art and Building Boty taught diploma students mosaic and stained glass at the college
Henekey’s Former site of pub where Boty and friends would often meet [now the Earl of Lonsdale]
Kensington and Chelsea Register Office Location for Pauline Boty and Clive Goodwin’s marriage, 24 June 1963
Kensington Central Library Site of Operation Four protest, Anti-Ugly Action, 4 February 1959
Leveson’s Cleaners and Dyers Location of scene Alfie in which Boty appeared with Michael Caine
New Arts Theatre Boty appeared at the theatre in Afternoon Men, with James Fox [now the Arts Theatre]
Pauline Boty’s birthplace Boty was born at home in Dingwall Avenue on 6 March 1938
Pop Goes the Easel party Original site in Bath Street of Richard Smith’s studio where final party sequence filmed
Portobello Road Market Boty would regularly browse the market’s stalls, as captured in Pop Goes the Easel with Derek Boshier, Peter Phillips and Peter Blake
Royal Court Theatre Boty appeared at the theatre in Day of the Prince, with Bernard Bresslaw
Royal Albert Hall Boty attended The First International Poetry Incarnation with Clive Goodwin at the venue, 11 July 1965
Sutherland Place Top floor flat shared by Boty with Jane Percival
Television House Original location of “Ready Steady Go!” studio where Boty danced with Derek Boshier
Wimbledon School of Art Boty attended the school in Merton Hall Road from 1954–58

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