Londonist Stays In: 1-7 March

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Londonist Stays In: 1-7 March

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All the most Londony shows on TV and radio this week.

Monday

Inside Out (BBC1, 19.30-20.00) Looking back to the Trafalgar Square poll tax riots of 20 years ago.

Tuesday

A Good Read (Radio 4, 16.30-17.00) Wellcome Collection curator Ken Arnold discusses his favourite book.

Wednesday

Afternoon Play: Shakespeare's Vortigern and Rowena (Radio 4, 14.15-15.00) It's 1796 and Richard Sheridan prepares to put on a production of a lost Shakespeare Play at Drury Lane Theatre.

When the Olympic Come to Town (BBC1, 19.30-20.00) Documentary about London's development for the 2012 Olympics.

Thursday

Material World (Radio 4, 16.30-17.00) Quentin Cooper investigates whether we really need traffic lights. A London study suggests that they may cause more delays and accidents than in their absence.

Friday

Building the Ultimate (FIVE, 19.30-20.00) Much of this instalment concerns itself with the construction of Wembley Stadium.

Saturday

Hate Against Hope (Radio 4, 20.00-21.00) How the multi-ethnic denizens of the East End have countered racism, from the Cable Street clashes of the 1930s to troubles with the National Front in the 1970s.

Last Updated 01 March 2010