Violent riots left a huge mark on the city throughout history, especially the Peasants' Revolt of 1381, itself a spin-off from the Hundred Years' War with France, and the infamous anti-catholic Gordon Riots of 1780.

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Episode credited cast:
Peter Ackroyd Peter Ackroyd ... Himself - Presenter
Tyler Butterworth ... Merry Andrew
Jim Carter ... Henry Fielding - Novelist & Magistrate
Yvette De Sole Yvette De Sole ... Circus Performer
William Forde William Forde ... Young Thomas de Quincey
Julian French Julian French ... Drowning Man
Wolf Kahler ... German Traveller
Chris Langham ... Ned Ward - Satirist
Ralf Lesley Ralf Lesley ... Circus Performer
Anton Lesser ... Charles Dickens - Novelist
Joe McFadden ... James Boswell - Diarist (as Joseph McFadden)
Spud Murphy Spud Murphy ... Hog Roast Man
Michael Poole Michael Poole ... Russian Traveller
Jérôme Pradon Jérôme Pradon ... French Traveller
Danielle Rees ... Charlie Meyer
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Violent riots left a huge mark on the city throughout history, especially the Peasants' Revolt of 1381, itself a spin-off from the Hundred Years' War with France, and the infamous anti-catholic Gordon Riots of 1780.

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14 May 2004 (UK) See more »

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