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Wardour Street

Wardour Street in London's Soho was the centre of the old British film industry, and is still the home of much of the current film industry.

Wardour Street runs from Leicester Square, across Shaftesbury Avenue, to Oxford Street.

The street was the site of the Marquee Club and, probably for that reason, is mentioned in the title of a song by The Jam, "H-Bomb in Wardour Street".

Wardour Street prose implies strained use of near-obsolete words for effect (e.g. anent). It refers to concentration at one time of antique shops in the area.

In the late 19th Century Wardour Street was known for slightly shoddy furniture stores.

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