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David Charnick (guide details)

Behind the Magic Curtain
Tue, 26 Sep
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: The story of London’s Theatreland and of how it has contributed to the development of performance - as told by its playhouses and personalities.
In and Out of the Aldgate
Sat, 30 Sep
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: This is a circular tour which explores the many layers in the development of Aldgate. Once the home of a guild of English knights, the area has become a borderland between the City and the East End
A Most Horrid Flame
Sun, 1 Oct
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: This tour explores how the City of London was gutted by fire in September 1666, exploring why a small fire in a baker’s oven spotted in the early hours of a Sunday morning should spread so far and cause such destruction.
A Dickens of a City
Tue, 3 Oct
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: Explore the London of Charles Dickens, a city in transition. You are accompanied by readings from his novels - the authentic voice of London.
Much Ado About Trading
Wed, 4 Oct
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: This tour explores aspects of trade in Shakespeare’s London and how it provided valuable material to him and to his fellow dramatists
Reaching into the Abyss
Sat, 7 Oct
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: This is an exploration of Victorian philanthropy in the dark area that clung to the northeastern corner of the City, a story of the human cost of the new metropolis and of those who set themselves to help.
Bethnal Green in So Many Words
Mon, 9 Oct
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: With readings from Iain Sinclair, George Orwell and others, this tour explores the rich story of Bethnal Green, one of crime and poverty, but also one of resilience and survival. Through their words we engage with the human currents of Bethnal Green and its unique flavour.
Rumpole and the Legal Life
Tue, 10 Oct
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: Follow the legal adventures of Old Bailey hack Horace Rumpole with readings from John Mortimer’s stories.
The Dark Side of the Green
Sat, 14 Oct
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: Bethnal Green’s past is littered with dark deeds and dodgy dudes, but these are also important moments in the history of law and order in this country.
The Unquiet City
Sun, 15 Oct
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: This tour takes in nearly 2,000 years of unrest: from Roman times the City has been a target for rebellion and revolt for groups with very different objectives.
Much Ado About Trading
Tue, 17 Oct
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: This tour explores aspects of trade in Shakespeare’s London and how it provided valuable material to him and to his fellow dramatists
A Dickens of a City
Wed, 18 Oct
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: Explore the London of Charles Dickens, a city in transition. You are accompanied by readings from his novels - the authentic voice of London.
Tidemarks from the Pool
Sat, 21 Oct
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: A tour to the heart of London’s maritime trade, when the river and docks were alive with shipping and the area full of sailors ashore after months of hardship.
Death and the City
Sun, 22 Oct
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: Not for the fainthearted, this is an unabashed exploration of the City’s western fringe to visit sites connected with dark tales of prison life, execution and murderous intent.
Shakespeare - Take Him for All in All
Mon, 23 Oct
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: While Shakespeare is the stuff of legend, he was in so many ways a typical Londoner. In fact, to explore the story of Shakespeare in London is to appreciate an exciting time of social advancement and international development, with London at the centre of England’s coming of age.
Bethnal Green in So Many Words
Tue, 24 Oct
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: With readings from Iain Sinclair, George Orwell and others, this tour explores the rich story of Bethnal Green, one of crime and poverty, but also one of resilience and survival. Through their words we engage with the human currents of Bethnal Green and its unique flavour.
Rumpole and the Legal Life
Wed, 25 Oct
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: Follow the legal adventures of Old Bailey hack Horace Rumpole with readings from John Mortimer’s stories.
Just You Wait and See
Sat, 28 Oct
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: While the East End was facing the deprivations of the Home Front, plans were being formulated to create a brand new London. We were looking forward to blue birds over the white cliffs of Dover – just you wait and see!
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