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A City Built on Water


Up Next in Season 1

  • All the World's a Stage

    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

    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

    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.