THE LONDON STORY - BEN THOMPSON
By Domino Radio
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Ben Thompson presents 500 years of history and The More Fire Crew.
Author, journalist and moonlighting Resonance FM fixture Ben Thompson presents a musical pageant of life in Great Britain’s capital, with help from a cast of hundreds including Lord Kitchener, Ivor Cutler, World Domination Enterprises, The Streets, The Slits, Steptoe & Son, The Small Faces, Sir Richard Dimbleby, Sir Winston Churchill, SL2, Quentin Crisp, John Barry, T.S.Eliot, Caetano Veloso Sir John Evelyn, Jimi Hendrix, Iain Sinclair, Underworld, Pet Shop Boys, Dorothy Tutin, Shy FX & UK Apache, Sir John Betjeman, Robert Grawi, X-Ray Spex, King Timothy, Derek B, Aswad, The cast of Round The Horne, The Who, Stanley Holloway, Dizzee Rascal, Lionel Bart and Ambrose & His Orchestra.
Anyone who fancies listening to more of this kind of nonsense can find 24 hours of it at www.thelondondear.co.uk
Originally aired 06/06/11 Uploaded 1 year ago -
Featuring tracks by Caetano veloso, Underworld, Iain Sinclair, TS Eliot, Dorothy Tutin and more
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