A collection of BBC programmes celebrating the people, places and spaces of London.
Simon Jenkins recalls the atmosphere of post war London and tracks how by the end of the century it had fashioned itself as a city at peace with the new age. Read more
American reporter Ed Murrow returns to London where he spent much of World War II. (1959)
Dan Cruickshank explores the secrets of the bridges that have made London what it is.
A film journey across London seen through the eyes of two boys. (1955)
How London has grown in size and spread into the surrounding country. (1964)
Clive James recalls his first experiences of London life in the early 1960s. (1991)
John Betjeman takes a journey from Marble Arch to Edgware. (1968)
Documentary on the rebuilding of the House of Commons after World War II. (1950)
Larry Adler provides musical commentary to scenes from London and New York. (1957)
Highlights of films shown on BBC Television since it reopened in June 1946.
Actor Kenneth Williams gives a personal view of Bloomsbury. (1975)
An early film by Ken Russell about the tenants of a house in Bayswater. (1960)
The inside story of the construction of the London Underground's Victoria Line. (1969)
Margaret Drabble investigates the problems of town planning and traffic. (1969)
A look at how stocks, shares and currencies are traded in the City of London. (1976)
Programme following the lively personalities at London's Billingsgate fish market. (1999)
John Pitman presents a profile of a day in the Tower of London. (1985)
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