London Walks Podcasts


Today (November 30) in London History – the Crystal Palace Conflagration

Date post added: 29th November 2022

the blaze was visible from ten counties

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Today (November 29) in London History – Florence Nightingale

Date post added: 29th November 2022

Florence Nightingale and her team were nursing four miles of patients. 

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Jack the Ripper Dossier, Part XI – Annie Chapman, the crime scene

Date post added: 28th November 2022

“the Met did a psychological profile of Jack the Ripper”

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Today (November 28) in London History – the greatest London poem

Date post added: 27th November 2022

“the hapless soldier’s sigh runs in blood down Palace walls” 

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Today (November 27) in London History – Hanged for a Misdemeanour

Date post added: 27th November 2022

The Jury said: Guilty. The Judge said: Death. By hanging.

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Today (November 26) in London History – Gotcha!

Date post added: 26th November 2022

“he was principally distinguished for mischief, deceitfulness, and a lack of serious application”

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Today (November 25) in London History – The Mousetrap

Date post added: 24th November 2022

“we may get a few months out of it, darlings, but it won’t break any records”

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Today (November 24) in London History – Smithfield

Date post added: 23rd November 2022

“how much inconvenience and discomfort Englishmen will bear”

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Today (November 23) in London History – London in 1415

Date post added: 22nd November 2022

…in each niche was a beautiful young girl, in the posture of a statue

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Today (November 22) in London’s History – I’ve come to take you to Hades

Date post added: 21st November 2022

“feverish and fierce eyes”

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