These interviews offer a fascinating insight into the lives of Londoners. Click on any of the images below to watch the film. In addition to the nine videos featured on this page, you can find more on the People in London Vimeo page.

Pearly King and Queen

Patrick and Carole Jolly, the Pearly King and Queen of Crystal Palace, talk about some of their favourite traditions.

Neasden Temple

Sunita Kachala takes us on a tour of BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, popularly known as the Hindu Temple.

All Hallows By the Tower

Bertrand Olivier, the Vicar of All Hallows by the Tower, shares some stories about the City's oldest church.

Hussein and Parviz Allidina

Hussein and Parviz Allidina were thrown out of Uganda by Idi Amin in 1972. They tell their story about arriving in the UK. 

Thai Buddhist Temple

Phrakru Lom a monk and meditation master at Wat Buddhapadipa in Wimbledon, talks about this lovely Thai Buddhist temple.

St. Luke's Pensioners

The members of the History Club at St. Luke's Community Centre reminisce about life in London after the Blitz.

Cecile Moss

Cecile Moss came England from Jamaica in the early 50s. This interview was filmed in the Museum of Immigration and Diversity off Brick Lane.

Chelsea Physic Garden

Christopher Bailes, Curator of the Chelsea Physic Garden, gives an enticing account of this ancient and little-known garden.

London to Brighton Veteran Car Run

John Hickman talks about the London to Brighton Veteran Car Run in his 1901 Panhard-Levassor car en route to Brighton.

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