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Digging up Roman London

Dominic Perring uncovers London’s Roman history and reveals how the city was connected to the wider empire

Published: March 31, 2022 at 12:10 pm
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Archaeologist Dominic Perring discusses what we know about London’s Roman past with Emily Briffett, examining the city’s key turning points and exploring how life there was affected by fire, plague and warfare. Using archaeological and historical records, he ties London’s story into the wider history of the Roman empire.


Dominic Perring is the author of London in the Roman World (Oxford University Press, 2022)


Emily BriffettPodcast editorial assistant

Emily is HistoryExtra’s podcast editorial assistant. Before joining the BBC History team in 2021, Emily graduated with an MA in Public History from Royal Holloway, University of London


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