Welcome to the latest episode of Londonist Out Loud, a podcast about London, as recently recommended by The Telegraph.
Londonist Out Loud is presented and produced by N Quentin Woolf. Today’s guest is Dr. Will Pettigrew, History Lecturer from the University of Kent. This podcast episode comes from Devonshire Square, the 18th century headquarters of the East India Company. Starting with the history of the building, Dr. Pettigrew shares the story of one of the world's leading commercial companies from its beginnings to the present day.
Producer and presenter N Quentin Woolf has just published his first novel, The Death Of The Poet, for more information about the book see here.
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Show notes by Silvia Baretta.