• AMY WINEHOUSE
• She was born on 14 September of 1983
• She’s well-known for her electric mix of various musical generes
• She has problems with drugs
• Charles Dickens(1812-1870)
• He was one of the most popular English
novelists of the Victorian Era
• We can also know London throw his works.
• Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930)
• On 1890 he move to London with his wife.
• He is well-known for his stories about the
detective Sherlock Holmes.
• He is also a poet and doctor.
• He was an English poet and playwright.
• He is also considered as the greatest writer in the English language.
• His plays have been translated into every major living language.
• Until 1595 and 1599 he wrote comedies like Romeo and Juliet and Julius
Cesar what are considered his greatest comedies.
• He wrote mainly tragedies until about 1608 including Hamlet, King Lear,
and Macbeth .
• Virginia Woolf(1882-1941)
• She was an English novelist and essayist,
regarded as one of the foremost modernist
literary figures of the twentieth century.
• She was a significant figure in London literary
society and a member of the Bloomsbury
• Her most famous works include the novels
Mrs Dalloway (1925), To the Lighthouse
(1927) and Orlando (1928).
• LONDON IN THE CINEMA
• Albert Hitchcock(1899-1980)
• He is an important British film maker and producer.
• He is one of the pioneers of the techniques in the suspense and
psychologycal thriller genres.
• He moved to the USA in 1956.
• He directed most popular films like ‘’Psycho’’, ‘’The birds’’
and ‘’ Rebecca’’.
• Match Point is a 2005 film written and directed by
Woody Allen and starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers,
Scarlett Johansson, Emily Mortimer, Matthew Goode,
Brian Cox and Penelope Wilton.
• The film is the first of Allen's films to be shot in England.
• The film's backdrop includes well-known London locations
such as the Tate Modern, Norman Foster's quot;Gherkinquot;, Richard
Rogers' Lloyd's building, the Royal Opera House, the Palace
of Westminster, Blackfriars Bridge and Cambridge Circus.
• Meyers plays Chris Wilton, a tennis pro searching a new
direction for his life, who seems to find it all when he meets
the members of a British family.
• Four weddings and a funeral
• Is a 1994 British romantic comedy film directed by
• The film follows the adventures of a group of friends
through the eyes of Charles an English man, played
by Hugh Grant.
• The film was entirely shot in London and the Home
Counties. They include Hampstead, Betchworth in
Surrey, Amersham in Buckinghamshire and West
Thurrock in Essex .
• Nothing hill
• Notting Hill is a 1999 romantic comedy film
set in Notting Hill, London.
• The screenplay was written by Richard Curtis
who had previously written Four Weddings
and a Funeral.
• The film was well received by critics,
becoming the highest grossing British film yet
• Notting Hill won several awards.
• Mid-1960s , London became a centre for the
worldwide youth culture.
• London's role as a trendsetter for youth fashion
• In the mid-1990s: revival of the Britpop (this
was revived to some extent with the emergence
of the Britpop era).
• From the 1950s onwards London became
home to a large number of immigrants
• Immigrant troubles in Northern Ireland
• The outward expansion of London was
slowed by the war, and the Green Belt
established soon afterwards
• Greater London's population declined
steadily in the decades after World War
• In the early 1980s political disputes
• In 2000, London-wide government was
21st century London
• An icon of 21st century London: the
• The London Plan, published by the
Mayor of London in 2004, estimated that
the population would reach 8.1 million by
• On 6 July 2005 London won the bid to
host the 2012 Olympics.
• Major centre for international
business and commerce.
• English being the native and
dominant language of business
• banks, brokers, insurers and legal
and accounting firms.
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