| By: N Quentin Woolf

Londonist Out Loud: A Podcast For London, 21 May 2012

Welcome to the latest episode of Londonist Out Loud, a podcast about London. You can listen in-browser, or subscribe via iTunes or RSS.

News and Views
Londonist Out Loud is presented and produced by N Quentin Woolf. This week’s show comes from the chapel of Guy's Hospital, in the shadow of The Shard.

His guest this week is Benedict O'Looney, Southwark architect, tour guide and teacher.

The pair discuss recent London news and features. Today’s topics include the history and architecture of the city in general and Southwark in particular, the best books about London, metal theft, the completion of the Orbit tower, relocation of residents by borough councils, parking charges, and the redevelopment of London Bridge. Benedict also takes on the Londonist Out Loud history quiz.

Remember, you can subscribe to Londonist Out Loud via iTunes or RSS.

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AJ

Great episode. 
Benedict O’Looney was quite a find - unbelievably enthusiastic and it really came through.

Enjoyed the listen, thanks.

Chloe Benton

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