United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2 DVD: LANGUAGES: English ( Dolby Digital 2.0 ), English ( Subtitles ), SPECIAL FEATURES: Box Set, Interactive Menu,...... more
United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2 DVD: LANGUAGES: English ( Dolby Digital 2.0 ), English ( Subtitles ), SPECIAL FEATURES: Box Set, Interactive Menu, Multi-DVD Set, Scene Access, SYNOPSIS: Charles Dickens' life sounds like a story that could have come from one of his novels -- his father was imprisoned when Charles was a child, forcing him to find work in a factory to support himself and his family, and it was only after many years of struggle that he began to earn his living as a reporter. In time, Dickens began writing comic short stories, and eventually he became one of the most popular and acclaimed novelists in the world. Dickens of London is a miniseries produced for British television which recounts the remarkable story of Dickens's life and career. Roy Dotrice stars as Charles Dickens, Gene Foad plays Dickens as a young man, and Simon Bell portrays Dickens as a child. ...Dickens of London - Complete Series - 4-DVD Box Set
United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2 DVD: LANGUAGES: English ( Dolby Digital 2.0 ), SPECIAL FEATURES: Black & White, Interactive Menu, Scene Access, SYNOPSIS:...... more
United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2 DVD: LANGUAGES: English ( Dolby Digital 2.0 ), SPECIAL FEATURES: Black & White, Interactive Menu, Scene Access, SYNOPSIS: Two sailors, on shore leave, are caught up in a diamond smuggling racket. More complications ensue for black sailor Johnny who finds love and heartache in London docklands. ...Pool of London
Advantages: good quality, great pictures Disadvantages: none
...Last Christmas I decided to get my son some new colouring pens and a pencil case and things and I thought that it would be a good idea to get him a few colouring and activity books to go with them. One book that I knew I would buy as soon as I saw it was the London colouring book as my son and I have been to London a few times now and we both love it down there so I felt sure it would be a hit...
Advantages: Excellent hotel and reasonably priced Disadvantages: Ugly from the outside and in a busy, noisy spot
...For our recent London long weekend we spent one night at the Megaro Hotel after a couple of nights in the London Dockland. The Megaro Hotel is literally across the main road from Kings Cross train station which is London?s hub station for most travellers to London from the North. It was also convenient for the tube for Northern Line for our mercy visit to an aged relative in Barnet...
Advantages: A great collection Disadvantages: More ancient and medieval information would be nice
...The Oxford Book of London
by Paul Bailey
Oxford University Press
Well, perhaps not definitive London, but a good collection nonetheless. Like most modern histories of London, the books pays only cursory attention to the period prior the Norman Conquest; there is a simple reason for this -- not much exists text-wise to give account of life, history, etc. prior to this time. However, there...