London Walks Podcasts


It’s an Ann Podcast – so everything is A1

Date post added: 7th September 2020

The Cutty Sark and the anchor for the Titanic and… well,

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Trafalgar Square & Nelson’s Column – Charlie makes the familiar new

Date post added: 7th September 2020

“It begins to feel that these two things are not working together. The column has just been rammed into the square.”

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A Red Rose on a Velvet Cushion – Sue on the rich historical tapestry of London

Date post added: 5th September 2020

“as though today’s world didn’t exist”

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Swimming the English Channel

Date post added: 4th September 2020

“the epitome of remaining elegant and refined while causing chaos”

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The Great Fire of London – the moment they realised…

Date post added: 4th September 2020

“those two moments were like hearing the worst possible news in the doctor’s consulting room”

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Where the Fire of London really started

Date post added: 2nd September 2020

“the monster was out of its cage”

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The Great Fire of London – Pudding Lane, the spark, the first two hours

Date post added: 1st September 2020

“‘pish, a woman could piss it out’…it was, of course, the greatest understatement in London’s history, the biggest London misjudgement ever”

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The Great Fire of London – what was London like?

Date post added: 31st August 2020

“It was a street plan that might have been designed to aid and abet a catastrophic conflagration.”

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Panegyric for June, Jean and Joan – the 3 Js, late, great London Walks guides

Date post added: 30th August 2020

“she was gap-toothed, she was bawdy, she was a tremendous character. She was cremated on a beach in Bali.”

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The History of London Walks – The Good Loo Tour (Episode 4)

Date post added: 30th August 2020

“the attendant kept goldfish in the glass-fronted cisterns that would, when the chain was pulled to flush the loo, slowly sink to the bottom of the cistern before rising again as the water flowed in to refill the cistern”

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