Monocle on Design

London with Simon Jenkins

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12 November 2019

Episode 422

30 minutes


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Author and historian Simon Jenkins talks to Josh Fehnert about how London came to look the way it does. Plus: Architectural historian Elain Harwood on the UK’s overlooked art deco buildings.

12 November 2019

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Chapter 1

Simon Jenkins

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Historian Simon Jenkins discusses his new book, ‘A Short History of London’, published by Viking, about the designs and redesigns that have shaped the way we see London.

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Chapter 2

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Chapter 2

Elain Harwood

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Elain Harwood joins Josh Fehnert to trace the story of art deco, and where it can be seen across the UK – the subject of her new book ‘Art Deco Britain’, published by Batsford on Pavilion.

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