Welcome to the latest episode of Londonist Out Loud, a podcast about London, as recommended by The Telegraph. You can listen in-browser, or subscribe via iTunes or RSS. We’re also available on Stitcher.
Londonist Out Loud is presented and produced by N Quentin Woolf.
This week, in a special episode, NQW leaves the country to visit the town of Albert, in The Somme. He's joined by military historian Gareth Edwards. The pair discuss the infamous battle that took place in the Somme in the First World War. The pair discuss the London Regiment's role in the Somme, as well as the stories of other Londoners during the battle, while taking a sombre trek along the former front line to High Wood.
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 M@ Brown.