Londonist Stays In: 14-20 September

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Londonist Stays In: 14-20 September


Bringing you the most Londony shows on TV and radio over the coming week.


Children of the Olympic Bid (Radio 4, 09.00-09.30) A discussion with the kiddies who helped London win the 2012 games.

Saving Britain's Past (BBC2, 19.30-20.00) The 'Battle for Covent Garden Market' - how the most charming part of the West End so nearly got bulldozed in the 1970s.

How Do They Do It (Five, 19.30-20.00) The bloke who played Kryten investigates how the conveyor belts beneath Heathrow handle 100 million items of luggage per year.


Grimefighters (ITV1, 19.30-20.00) The noisome habits of Soho's late-night revellers.


Building the Ultimate (FIVE, 19.30-20.00) Documentary about the most impressive stadia around the world. Wembley makes the list.


The A-Z of Dr Johnson: Words, Words, Words (Radio 4, 11.30-12.00) Inside Dr Johnson's House in Gough Square.


The A-Z of Dr Johnson - Boswell's Life of Johnson (Radio 4, 21.00-22.00)

Samuel Johnson: The Dictionary Man (BBC4, 23.10-00.10) Late night outing for the gregarious lexicographer.


Kevin Mccoud's Grand Tour (C4, 21.00-22.00) Kev follows in the footsteps of Inigo Jones, who designed Covent Garden, the Banqueting House and other neo-Classical buildings after gaining inspiration from Italian architects.

Last Updated 14 September 2009