Local Stan Laurel Home

The comedian Stan Laurel was part of the duo 'Laurel and Hardy', famous in the early days of cinema. He spent his boyhood in North Shields where his father was a theatre manager.
This statue, by Robert Olley (1992 - refurbished 2016) is in Laurel Park, Dockwray Square, North Shields near where he lived.

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A book on the life of Stan Laurel may be found here