London is famous for all sorts of things - people, theatres and spectacular events. It's also well known for its diverse range of shops and one of the most famous of all is Harrods. It is one of the biggest and best known department stores in London and attracts customers from all over the world.
In this programme we find out how Harrods grew from being a small shop to a department store which offers a huge range of goods and why it prides itself on being "a theatre of retail."
Words and expressions from the programme
a very large shop which sells all kinds of items
sale of goods to the general public
the lowest floor in a building
symbols in the form of pictures used in early writing systems
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Programme script (pdf - 33k)
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