London: 2,000 Years Of History

June 2020
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Season 1 Episode 4

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Dan Jones, Suzannah Lipscomb, and Rob Bell conclude the series by examining London in the 20th century, including the creation of the world's first underground rail network. The programme examines the impact of both World wars and a Spanish flu pandemic on the city, as well as the marketing campaign that tempted millions t...
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Season 1 Episode 3

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Dan Jones, Suzannah Lipscomb, and Rob Bell examine the Great Fire of London, which swept through the city in September 1666, and the rebuilding process that took place in the years afterwards, accelerated by the Industrial Revolution. Suzannah also investigates how London's West End became the playground of the wealthy eli...
May 2020
43:10

Season 1 Episode 2

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Suzannah discovers what evidence Westminster Abbey holds about the contest between the Crown and the City, while Dan fills in the holes left by the nursery rhyme as he reveals the little-known true story of the businessman-cum-mayor Dick Whittington, who went on to control the fortunes of kings.
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Season 1 Episode 1

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Historians Dan Jones and Dr Suzannah Lipscomb and engineer Rob Bell explore how London faced daring invasions, catastrophic fires, and deadly plagues. Also, how it grew from a small Roman trading post, to the capital of the British Empire, and ultimately to the thriving megacity we know today. They begin by investigating L...
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