Secret London: Hammersmith
Little Known Facts about Hammersmith
The Hammersmith Apollo is immortalised in Motorhead’s 1981 live album title No Sleep ‘til Hammersmith.
David Bowie’s final live concert as Ziggy Stardust took place at the Hammersmith Apollo in July 1973.
Gwyneth Paltrow and John Hannah row a boat on the Thames underneath Hammersmith Bridge in the film Sliding Doors.
Several UK TV programmes such as TFI Friday and the BBC comedy series Bottom have used Hammersmith as a filming location.
Famous Hammersmith inhabitants, both past and present, include Lily Allen, Hugh Grant, William Morris and Roger Daltrey.