Ladies Who London Podcast
Ep 38 - Kensington - Isabella Lucy Bird

Ep 38 - Kensington - Isabella Lucy Bird

June 9, 2021

We're trotting off around the world this week with another phenomenal woman, Isabella Lucy Bird, who Alex kinda loves. We find out how a spinal tumour led her to become a best selling travel writer, and what she got up to well into her 70s.

Plus we find out who won the Podcast Pedestal and Emily gets her sweaty hands on the wheel again for another chance to see where we will get to chat about next week.

Let us know what you think on Instagram, or on our websites.

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Email ladieswholondon@gmail.com

Websites www.guideemily.com and www.alexlacey.com/links where you can also book for our virtual and real life walking tours.

Thanks to Susie Riddell for our voiceover jingles www.susieriddell.com and our jinglemeister Ben Morales Frost, can be found on www.benfrostmusic.com

Ep 37 - Fleet Street - Dr Samuel Johnson

Ep 37 - Fleet Street - Dr Samuel Johnson

June 2, 2021

Hello fopdoodles! This week we are taking a look at the original collector of unusual words, Dr Samuel Johnson, and his English dictionary. What common word did he leave in, whilst including a very random other word? And what particular ailment did he have that would have raised eyebrows? Emily is answering those questions and many more in this week's podcast.

 

Plus we find out who won the Podcast Pedestal and Emily gets her sweaty hands on the wheel again for another chance to see where we will get to chat about next week.

Let us know what you think on Instagram, or on our websites.

Instagram @ladieswholondonpodcast

Email ladieswholondon@gmail.com

Websites www.guideemily.com and www.alexlacey.com/links where you can also book for our virtual and real life walking tours.

Thanks to Susie Riddell for our voiceover jingles www.susieriddell.com and our jinglemeister Ben Morales Frost, can be found on www.benfrostmusic.com

Ep 36 - Whitechapel - Whitechapel Bell Foundry

Ep 36 - Whitechapel - Whitechapel Bell Foundry

May 26, 2021

Ding ding, the bells the bells are calling. We are heading east this week to Whitechapel, home of the renowned Whitechapel Bell Foundry, where bells such as Big Ben and the Liberty Bell were forged. But the story of Big Ben's arrival is not as simple as you might imagine...

Plus we find out who won the Podcast Pedestal and Emily gets her sweaty hands on the wheel again for another chance to see where we will get to chat about next week.

Let us know what you think on Instagram, or on our websites.

Instagram @ladieswholondonpodcast

Email ladieswholondon@gmail.com

Websites www.guideemily.com and www.alexlacey.com/links where you can also book for our virtual and real life walking tours.

Thanks to Susie Riddell for our voiceover jingles www.susieriddell.com and our jinglemeister Ben Morales Frost, can be found on www.benfrostmusic.com

Ep 35 - Soho - Denmark Street

Ep 35 - Soho - Denmark Street

May 19, 2021

Bash the cymbals and crash those drums, we are heading to Soho for a bit of rock music history. Denmark street is the centre of all the excitement, and we are going to take a look at what makes this street in London quite so special.

Plus we find out who won the Podcast Pedestal and Emily gets her sweaty hands on the wheel again for another chance to see where we will get to chat about next week.

Let us know what you think on Instagram, or on our websites.

Instagram @ladieswholondonpodcast

Email ladieswholondon@gmail.com

Websites www.guideemily.com and www.alexlacey.com/links where you can also book for our virtual and real life walking tours.

Thanks to Susie Riddell for our voiceover jingles www.susieriddell.com and our jinglemeister Ben Morales Frost, can be found on www.benfrostmusic.com

Ep 34 - Embankment - Somerset House & Waterloo Bridge

Ep 34 - Embankment - Somerset House & Waterloo Bridge

May 12, 2021

Ladies, unite! Unite under a bridge and check out how dirty it is underneath. Because we are here for the ladies' input this week, as we take a look at Waterloo Bridge and find out if there is any truth to the often quoted rumour that this was built by women during WW2. We also take a look at the nearby impressive Somerset House and find out why it has a more interesting history than it might seem at first glance. Thanks to Rachel Pearson for the request of topic!

Plus we find out who won the Podcast Pedestal and Emily gets her sweaty hands on the wheel again for another chance to see where we will get to chat about next week.

Let us know what you think on Instagram, or on our websites.

Instagram @ladieswholondonpodcast

Email ladieswholondon@gmail.com

Websites www.guideemily.com and www.alexlacey.com/links where you can also book for our virtual and real life walking tours.

Thanks to Susie Riddell for our voiceover jingles www.susieriddell.com and our jinglemeister Ben Morales Frost, can be found on www.benfrostmusic.com

Ep 33 - Lambeth - Charlie Chaplin

Ep 33 - Lambeth - Charlie Chaplin

May 5, 2021

This week's podcast is acted out entirely in mime as we talk about Charlie Chaplin, who lived for some of his life in Lambeth. We take a look at his life, loves and career, plus we find out why he got banned from America, and the strange story of what happened to his body after he died.

 

Plus we find out who won the Podcast Pedestal and Emily gets her sweaty hands on the wheel again for another chance to see where we will get to chat about next week.

Let us know what you think on Instagram, or on our websites.

Instagram @ladieswholondonpodcast

Email ladieswholondon@gmail.com

Websites www.guideemily.com and www.alexlacey.com/links where you can also book for our virtual and real life walking tours.

Thanks to Susie Riddell for our voiceover jingles www.susieriddell.com and our jinglemeister Ben Morales Frost, can be found on www.benfrostmusic.com

Ep 32 - Green Park - Georgiana Duchess of Devonshire

Ep 32 - Green Park - Georgiana Duchess of Devonshire

April 28, 2021

Alex takes the lead this week, and she has picked the fascinating and ultimately tragic Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire. Groomed for a life at the absolute peak of society, her match in a husband was horribly mis-cast, and he soon started a string of affairs with her friends, leading to a pretty catastrophic ultimatum. Find out more here. 

Plus we find out who won the Podcast Pedestal and Emily gets her sweaty hands on the wheel again for another chance to see where we will get to chat about next week.

Let us know what you think on Instagram, or on our websites.

Instagram @ladieswholondonpodcast

Email ladieswholondon@gmail.com

Websites www.guideemily.com and www.alexlacey.com/links where you can also book for our virtual and real life walking tours.

Thanks to Susie Riddell for our voiceover jingles www.susieriddell.com and our jinglemeister Ben Morales Frost, can be found on www.benfrostmusic.com

Ep 31 - Mayfair - Norman Hartnell

Ep 31 - Mayfair - Norman Hartnell

April 21, 2021

Hold on to your party pants, we are going dress shopping for a coronation. This week Emily is talking all about Normal Hartnell, the iconic royal dress designer, famous for designing both the wedding dress and coronation gown for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth. Find out more about this fascinating man here, including how some brown cows started the move into fashion for him.

 

Plus we find out who won the Podcast Pedestal and Emily gets her sweaty hands on the wheel again for another chance to see where we will get to chat about next week.

Let us know what you think on Instagram, or on our websites.

Instagram @ladieswholondonpodcast

Email ladieswholondon@gmail.com

Websites www.guideemily.com and www.alexlacey.com/links where you can also book for our virtual and real life walking tours.

Thanks to Susie Riddell for our voiceover jingles www.susieriddell.com and our jinglemeister Ben Morales Frost, can be found on www.benfrostmusic.com

Ep 30 - Trafalgar Sq, Angela Burdett-Coutts

Ep 30 - Trafalgar Sq, Angela Burdett-Coutts

April 14, 2021

This week, Alex is thrilled to talk about Angela Burdett-Coutts, and it's her favourite podcast to date. We chat about the wonderfully unique Angela, who inherited a ton of money then spent her whole life giving it away! Friends with Charles Dickens and Queen Victoria, she scandalised society (not to mention changing her whole life) when she married a man over 30 years her junior and broke an important clause to her inheritance money...join us here to find out more.

 

Plus we find out who won the Podcast Pedestal and Emily gets her sweaty hands on the wheel again for another chance to see where we will get to chat about next week.

Let us know what you think on Instagram, or on our websites.

Instagram @ladieswholondonpodcast

Email ladieswholondon@gmail.com

Websites www.guideemily.com and www.alexlacey.com/links where you can also book for our virtual and real life walking tours.

Thanks to Susie Riddell for our voiceover jingles www.susieriddell.com and our jinglemeister Ben Morales Frost, can be found on www.benfrostmusic.com

Ep 29 -Mayfair (kinda!) - The Great Smog of 1952

Ep 29 -Mayfair (kinda!) - The Great Smog of 1952

April 7, 2021

Ah Emily. Another week, another opportunity to get stuck in with the grime, the dark, and the deaths. This week we are off to...erm...well, everywhere in London actually! It's the Great Smog of 1952, which hung over London and caused all manner of chaos and suffering. So as you can imagine, Emily is LOVING IT. Join us to find out more about this frankly grim few days of 20thC London.

 

Plus we find out who won the Podcast Pedestal and Emily gets her sweaty hands on the wheel again for another chance to see where we will get to chat about next week.

Let us know what you think on Instagram, or on our websites.

Instagram @ladieswholondonpodcast

Email ladieswholondon@gmail.com

Websites www.guideemily.com and www.alexlacey.com/links where you can also book for our virtual and real life walking tours.

Thanks to Susie Riddell for our voiceover jingles www.susieriddell.com and our jinglemeister Ben Morales Frost, can be found on www.benfrostmusic.com

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