London Visions

London Visions

4 Episodes

A celebration of the city through the seasons. With spectacular shots across London.

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London Visions
  • A City Built on Water

    Episode 1

    The changing of the seasons in the capital, from dawn on the Thames and a swim in Hampstead Heath ponds to rowing in Putney and breakfast time at London Zoo.

  • All the World's a Stage

    Episode 2

    A celebration of the city, including a visit to the Royal Ballet School to see the students at work and a meeting with the director of the National Gallery. Also, the Household Division change the guards at Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament locksmith begins his daily rounds.

  • Wren's City

    Episode 3

    Featuring Evensong at St Paul's Cathedral, and a Beefeater's view of the city. The clock is wound at the Royal Naval College in Greenwich and there's a trip down the Thames with a man who has a family tradition of working on the river.

  • As Night Falls

    Episode 4

    As the sun sets over the capital, the Diva Opera prepare for a performance at Chiswick's Syon House, the Cabinet War Rooms reveal people's memories of the Blitz, and the first editions of a national newspaper go to press.