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Paddington,

London, England: see Westminster, City ofWestminster, City of,
inner borough (1991 pop. 181,500) of Greater London, SE England, on the Thames River. Westminster is the location of the principal offices and residences of Great Britain's national government.
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You can get away, if you are in a hurry, by the 10:30 train, which will bring you to Paddington by 2:35.
And so it happened that an hour or so later I found myself in the corner of a first-class carriage flying along en route for Exeter, while Sherlock Holmes, with his sharp, eager face framed in his ear-flapped travelling-cap, dipped rapidly into the bundle of fresh papers which he had procured at Paddington.
The network will at first include three separate routes: Paddington (low level) - Abbey Wood; Paddington (main line station) - Heathrow Airport, and Liverpool Street (main line station) - Shenfield.
The red hat, blue coat and impeccable manners have made Paddington - a fictional talking bear living with a British family - a favorite among '90s kids.
It's at Gruber's oddities shop that the story gets started, as Paddington comes across a gorgeous pop-up book that he wants to buy for his beloved Aunt Lucy -- the bear who raised him, voiced by Imelda Staunton -- for her 100th birthday.
Christmas is round the corner and the lovable, cuddly, anthropomorphic Peruvian bear Paddington is back to spread the message of goodwill, joy, trust, the strength of family bonding and a whole lot of marmalade.
When tangled universes, complex mythologies and dystopian malaise are still the running trend in sequels, it's a breath of fresh air that the plot of Paddington 2 is, in essence: Paddington tries to buy a nice birthday present and it goes wrong.
Consider the many tightropes Paddington 2 has to walk.
Summary: The actor is top form as a cravat-wearing villain who frames Paddington for theft in a follow-up that lives up to Michael Bond's evergreen original
Paddington 2 (PG) HHHH H PADDINGTON (voiced by Ben Whishaw) is happily installed in the attic of 32 Windsor Gardens, family home of Henry Brown (Hugh Bonneville), his wife Mary (Sally Hawkins) and their children, Judy (Madeleine Harris) and Jonathan (Samuel Joslin).
PADDINGTON'S LONDON: THE MOVIE POP-UP BOOK HarperCollins Children's Books, hardback PS25 HHH HH CREATED to coincide with the release of Paddington 2 in cinemas, this pop-up book is light on words and story - Aunt Lucy visits from Peru, Paddington shows her around London's top attractions, he eats a marmalade sandwich, they go home, the end - but the paper engineering is pretty impressive.
CHILDREN'S book of the week PADDINGTON'S LONDON: THE MOVIE POP-UP BOOK HarperCollins Children's Books, hardback PS25 HHH HH CREATED to coincide with the release of Paddington 2 in cinemas, this pop-up book is light on words and story - Aunt Lucy visits from Peru, Paddington shows her around London's top attractions, he eats a marmalade sandwich, they go home, the end - but the paper engineering is pretty impressive.