Today it is one of the greatest cities on Earth. But London, originally, was a Roman city. Join historian and archaeologist Dr Simon Elliott in this two part series. With the help of leading experts Dr Sophie Jackson and Dr Rebecca Redfern, Simon tells the story of Roman London. From Boudica’s infamous destruction to how this ancient metropolis became a capital of breakaway usurpers. In this first episode, Simon looks at how London rose to became the most prominent settlement in Roman Britannia.