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Dan and Micha are on a mission. To share with you the inspirational stories from history which are sitting on your doorstep. Every day we pass by history without a second glance. Listen to this duo as they uncover some of London's hidden past.

6 Episodes
Episode 00: This is London

Episode 00: This is London


With a desire to share the history of London's less-known historical sites and tourist destinations, co-hosts Dan and Micha tell you how their love of history got started. From old WWII stories to a brush with the dinosaurs we find out what's in store for the upcoming 5 episodes as they take you on a tour off the beaten track in local areas. This is London. For information regarding your data privacy, visit
Crystal Palace in South London was once home to the epic 'The Great Exhibition' which had been relocated to the area from Hyde Park during the reign of Queen Victoria. Co-hosts Dan and Micha take you on a journey, as we find out more about the characters who used to walk the streets in this corner of South London including Sherlock Holmes creator, an impressive scientist and a Caribbean born artist. For information regarding your data privacy, visit
In this week's episode of Unarchived History, Dan and Micha discuss many of the great local characters to once occupy the area of Camden in North London. A hub for social change, over the years Camden has seen many influential people. From Charles Dickens spending his teenage years in the area to a left-wing scientist and freedom fighters from South Africa. You're in for a treat with this episode as we discover how Camden came out on top, to be the great destination we know today. For information regarding your data privacy, visit
In this week's episode of Unarchived History your hosts take you on a nautical discovery of the history in Greenwich, which has strong maritime links as you might expect! Housing the Old Royal Naval College which holds the uniform Admiral Nelson was killed in, we discuss the mighty Cutty Sark and forgotten Docklands. Dan and Micha also talk about some unexpected history with Roman ruins and tales of a beach, listen in as we show you a different side of Greenwich. For information regarding your data privacy, visit
For our penultimate episode this series, we head to West London to explore the streets of Notting Hill and Ladbroke Grove. The local area has had a turbulent past - often being linked to artistic types - slums have grown and disappeared, with riots gripping these streets on more than one occasion. Dan and Micha show you a different side of Notting Hill and explain how that world famous Carnival got started! For information regarding your data privacy, visit
Dan and Micha can't wait to bring you the final episode in the Unarchived History mini-series, with interesting tales on the trendy East End hotspot of Shoreditch. There is a rich history in the area, which has been contributed to by the many communities that have settled and made Shoreditch and Spitalfields home. Going back to the 1700s, join us as we explore Brick Lane, Truman Brewery, the infamous Jack the Ripper and any more forgotten sites. For information regarding your data privacy, visit
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