great fire of london

Montage of Samuel Pepys and his contemporaries

PODCAST: The Great Fire Of London through the diaries of Samuel Pepys read by The London Storyteller

I have often described the 17th century as the best century in history.   The Great Fire of London in September 1666 is one of the reasons why, though perhaps I should write “most fascinating” rather than “best” when one thinks … Read More

The Diary Of Samuel Pepys

VIDEO: The London Storyteller in Lockdown: The Diary of Samuel Pepys April 16th 30th 1665

Produced in lock down, March 2020, London. What an emotional moment that was last night. Love Our NHS (March 26th 2020). Love our NHS. In this episode of The Diary Of Samuel Pepys (1665), Sam finds himself deeply in engaged … Read More