Alfred Hitchcock at the doors of Coronation Street's Rovers Return - A photograph of Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980) peering through the doors of the Rovers Return pub in the soap Coronation Street, taken in June 1964 by Joe Darby for the Daily Herald. The caption read 'While visiting a friend at Granada Television studios in Manchester, film director, Alfred Hitchcock, peeps through the doors of Coronation Street's famous local, the Rovers Return'.
London, Elephant And Castle 1885. This crowded region south of the river was once the heart of #London cockney life. The Elephant and Castle, a great meeting place of thoroughfares, was termed a ‘ganglion of roads’ by Dickens in ‘Bleak House’.