London (TV series)

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London
Format Historical documentary
Starring presented by Peter Ackroyd
see separate section for cast
No. of episodes 3
Broadcast
Original channel BBC
Original run 7 May 2004 – May 2004

London is a 2004 three-part BBC history documentary series about the history of London, presented by Peter Ackroyd.

Episode list[edit]

1: Fire and Destiny[edit]

Boudicca, Great Fire of London, Blitz,

2: Crowd[edit]

Riots, Peasants' Revolt, Gordon Riots

3: Water and Darkness[edit]

Sewers, River Thames, London Bridge, Springheeled Jack

'Cast list'[edit]

The series made a visual trope of, as Ackroyd walked around London or was sitting in his study, the persons of famous and anonymous historical figures would fade in and out and act their testimonies. These were played, in alphabetical order, by:-

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