iPlayer Radio What's New?
Image for Episode 4

Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio

Episode 4

Book of the Week, On the Map Episode 4 of 5

15 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 11 October 2012

Simon Garfield continues his journey through the world of maps. Today, he shows how the plotting of a very special map of London led a Victorian doctor to the source of cholera and enabled him to conquer it.

Producer: Clive Brill
A Pacificus production for BBC Radio 4.


Find out more about Books at the BBC

Arts @ BBC

Our new books hub provides a focal point for a huge range of new and archive material.

Sample our books and authors Clip Collection

Clips of Books Content

Interviews, previews and reviews

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss