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Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital

The pioneering female doctor set up this hospital for women in the nineteenth century against fierce opposition.

Fanny Kelly and how Soho’s Royalty Theatre ruined her health and career

How could the launch of a theatre with the most modern, prize-winning stage machinery go so disastrously wrong?

The Eros Fountain in Horror Cinema

The Eros Fountain in Piccadilly Circus has appeared in more than a dozen horror films, mostly to set the scene in London. But it plays a more important symbolic role in three horror films – Edgar Wright’s 2021 “Last Night in Soho”, Lindsay Shonteff’s “Night After Night After Night”, and Danny Boyle’s “28 Days Later”. Listen to find out what this fountain meant for these three, very different, horror films

New Gate Prison

The original wall of Newgate Prison can still be seen here behind the Amen Court of the Old Bailey. This viewpoint takes a look at some of the early prison architecture in London.