The Great Fire of London

Alexander Larman and Nicholas Kenyon discuss the events and legacy of the 1666 blaze, as we approach its 350th anniversary


As we approach the 350th anniversary of the 1666 blaze, historical author Alexander Larman describes how the inferno devastated London. Meanwhile, we speak to Nicholas Kenyon, director of the Barbican Centre, about the rebuilding of the city that took place after the Great Fire and, later, following the Blitz