Plaque

Foyles - David Attenborough

Foyles
Foyles - David Attenborough
Inscription

The most ferocious thing I have ever encountered in any trip abroad is not a snake or even a charging rhinoceros, but the predatory immigration official.
David Attenborough
Foyles Literary Luncheon, December 1963
the world's most famous bookshop - Est. 1903

Site: Foyles (2 memorials)

W1, Tottenham Court Road, Foyles bookshop

We found these two plaques in the basement, near the lift and stairwell.  There may be others elsewhere in the store - if you find any please let us know - too late - Diamond Geezer reports (2014) that Foyles are moving again, a few doors down Charing Cross Road.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Foyles - David Attenborough

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Foyles Literary Lunches

Created by Christina Foyle (daughter of William), the first guest of honour w...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Foyles - David Attenborough

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Foyles bookshop

Created by William and Gilbert Foyle.  See William for more information. For ...

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Sir David Attenborough

Broadcaster and naturalist. Born in Isleworth, West London. He joined the B.B...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Foyles - David Attenborough

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Foyles - William Foyle

Foyles - William Foyle

Lord Justice Darling was in the shop. He offered me 4 shillings for a book m...

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