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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 London Storyteller on Tourpreneur

Tom Barclay Matchett is featured in the latest podcast from Tourpreneur hosted by Shane Whaley exploring how he has successfully developed The London Storyteller’s bespoke and private tour offering.

VIDEO: Who Was Samuel Pepys?

Today, The London Storyteller is resuming postings from a veritable treasure trove of episodes produced during lockdown sharing the Diary of Samuel Pepys from the year 1665. Check out our YouTube channel for the installment from July 15th to 20th … Read More

Video Interview

Video Interview: The London Storyteller talks to Rare Finds Travel

A couple of weeks ago, The London Storyteller, was delighted to be invited for a video chat with Melanie Tucker from Rare Finds Travel, who design tailored travel experiences for her many loyal clients for locations around the world. Melanie … Read More

Video Blog: The London Storyteller Drinks Wine

In these days of lockdown, its a great opportunity to experiment with new content which is something that I am really enjoying. I am well ahead with my project to record readings of the Diary Of Samuel Pepys. Now, with … 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

Let Us Go Forward Together!

These are ghastly times for many around the world and the circumstances are quite unprecedented  within living memory.  I started drafting a post a few days ago.  Its all out of date.  Things have moved so quickly.  The gist of … Read More

Join The London Storyteller In Discovering The Magic Of AR History – Exclusive Free Trial Subscription Offer

Over the past few months The London Storyteller has been working with Swedish tech boffins Mixtive AB to develop content for their simply wizard AR History application. Using the magic of your smartphone and augmented reality, you can now conjure … Read More

The London Storyteller Bespoke Cultural Discovery

The London Storyteller Launches Consultancy & Cultural Attaché Services

PRESS RELEASE:  The London Storyteller Launches Consultancy & Cultural Attaché Services London.  15th June, 2018. The London Storyteller is a bespoke cultural discovery specialist helping visitors, relocating professionals, families and business teams to discover London through privately guided, bespoke experiences and … Read More

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Birthday: What Is Trooping The Colour?

Horse Guard’s Parade will play host today to Trooping The Colour as part of the celebration of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s birthday (Happy Birthday, Ma’am!).  It is a display pageantry that is a traditional part of  the ceremonial theatre … Read More