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Documentary series based in 17th century England, which examines the great plague of London in 1665, the great fire of London in 1666, the Civil War between Charles I and Oliver Cromwell, and the Gunpowder Plot in 1605.
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 (Series Cast)
Katrine Bach

David Bailie
Rupert Bates

John Blakey

Brenda Blethyn ... Narrator
Justin Champion ... Interviewee
David Churchill
Lisa Marie Clifford
Stuart Clifford
Susan Clifford
Tim Cooper ... Himself - Social Historian, Charta Research
Colin Copeland
Elaine Copeland
Florence Copeland
Olivia Copeland
Verity Copeland
Kulraj Dassaur
Ron Emslie
Catherine Fairlie

Oliver Ford Davies ... (voice)
George Hacker

Charlie Hamblett (as Charles Hamblett)
Judy Hamblett
Louis Hamblett
Vanessa Harding ... Herself - London Historian, Birkbeck College
Kathryn Hopkins
Margaret Hopkins
Emma Humphries
Ronald Hutton ... Himself - University of Bristol
Lisa Jardine ... Herself - Biographer of Christopher Wren

Michael Jenn

Alex Jennings ... (voice)
Caroline Lee
Amy Lovelock
Peter Lovelock

Stephen Mangan ... Readings (voice)
Ian McEachran
Andrew Melville

John Michie ... Narrator
Gustav Milne ... Himself - Archaeologist
Penny Milward
William Morrow
Damian Myerscough
Vincent Newman
Steve Owen
Liza Picard ... Herself - Author, Restoration London
Bob Pinner
Megan Pinner
Robert Pitchford
Stephen Porter ... Himself - Author: The Great Plague
Ken Randle
Stephen Rashbrook ... Narrator
Carol Rawcliffe ... Herself - Medical Historian, University of East Anglia
Rita Ray
Geoff Rayson
Jacqueline Richardson
Ruth Roberts

Simon Rouse
Warren Saire
Nicholas Samuels
Karoliena Starr
Simon Thurley ... Himself (as Dr. Simon Thurley)

Claire Tomalin ... Herself - Biographer of Samuel Pepys
Edward Turner
Stephen Turner
Jem Wall
Adrian Watts

Philip Whitchurch ... Readings (voice)
Mark Worth
John Yelland

Directed by
Andrew Chater 
Justin Hardy 
James Runcie 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
James Runcie 

Produced by
Alex Graham .... executive producer
Nicolas Kent .... executive producer
Annie Lee .... line producer
Vanessa Phillips .... executive producer
Samir Shah .... executive producer
John Toba .... producer
Original Music by
Harvey Brough 
Sandy Nuttgens (co-composer)
Michael Scott (co-composer)
Xian Vassie 
Cinematography by
Jeff Baynes 
Simon Bray 
Michael Robinson 
Film Editing by
Charles Davies 
Mark Gravil 
Imogen Pollard 
Production Design by
David Blight 
Art Direction by
Petra Cox 
Simon Scullion 
Costume Design by
Linda Alderson 
David Blight 
Makeup Department
Michele Baylis .... makeup artist
Veronica McAleer .... makeup designer (as Veronica Brebner)
Heather Millington .... makeup artist
Michelle Wise .... makeup assistant
Production Management
Mirabel Brook .... production manager
Paula Prynn .... production manager
Rachel Shadick .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Julien Benoiton .... first assistant director
Domenic Pontone .... second assistant director
Art Department
Mandy Burnett .... props supervisor
Paul Halter .... stand-by carpenter
Victoria Hope .... stand-by props
Marcus Millichope .... graphics
Keith Robinson .... graphic designer
Glyn Walton .... graphic designer
Sound Department
Phillip Barrett .... foley recordist (as Phil Barrett)
Mick Duffield .... sound recordist
Nick Fry .... dubbing mixer
Paul Hanks .... foley artist
Marc Hatch .... sound
Rowan Jennings .... dubbing editor
Cliff Jones .... dubbing mixer
Simon Pinkerton .... sound
Nick Rogers .... dubbing mixer
Ian Waggott .... foley artist
Martin Wilson .... sound
Special Effects by
Synclair Brebner .... special effects
Camera and Electrical Department
Rob Bloomfield .... assistant electrician
Simon Bray .... camera operator
Simon Horton .... still photographer
Dave Hutton .... gaffer
Toby Miles .... assistant camera
Ken Morse .... camera operator: rostrum camera
Mike Parker .... electrician
Simon Werry .... aerial photographer
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jane Kennings .... wardrobe assistant
Richard Ogden .... wardrobe assistant
Helen Wise .... costume supervisor
Editorial Department
Chris Beeton .... colorist
Ian Birchall .... on-line editor
Tim Ellison .... on-line editor
Adam Grant .... on-line editor
Katherine Grincell .... colorist
Colin Peters .... colorist
Michael Sanders .... on-line editor
Stephen Wood .... assistant editor
Location Management
Michael Harm .... location researcher
Other crew
Sameena Akbar .... researcher
Richard Burton .... runner
Kate Cook .... production assistant
Tim Cooper .... historical researcher
Anna Dooley .... researcher
Paul Draper .... archive source
Bella Hardy .... calligraphy
Anthony Holland .... researcher
Rosie Holledge .... production coordinator
Louise Machin .... researcher
Steve Macken .... runner
Lorna Millington .... runner
Roger Prynn .... runner
Matthew Redmond .... runner
Katy Smith .... researcher (as Kate Smith)
Debbie Townsend .... archive researcher
Antonia Fraser .... thanks
Dave Kelly .... thanks

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