As this historic and influential city readies itself to host the Olympic Games, The London Chronicles by Francesca Panetta takes you on an audio journey through the life of the city to find its many voices and sounds.
Chapters four to six reflect the themes of memory, love and money.
London Calling was presented and produced by Francesca Panetta. Sound design was by Nick Ryan, script advice from Tom Chivers and field recordings from London Sound Survey.
Producers for the BBC were Pandita Lorenz, Paul Coletti and Pearse Lynch. The editor was Fiona Crack.
(Image: The Thames Embankment in London under construction showing the subway, lower level of the sewer, the Metropolitan Railway and the pneumatic railway. Credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)