The river Themes left its own mark on London from the very beginning. It allowed for the development of the city's complex sewer system and London Bridge but also urban legends like the Victorian era's hellish Springheeled Jack.

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Episode credited cast:
Peter Ackroyd Peter Ackroyd ... Himself - Presenter
Simon Allen Simon Allen ... Sewer Hunter
Paul Bigley Paul Bigley ... Slum Dweller
Tyler Butterworth ... Merry Andrew
Jim Carter ... Henry Fielding
Natalie Cassidy Natalie Cassidy ... London Poor
Yvette De Sole Yvette De Sole ... Circus Performer
Michael Feast ... Christopher Wren
William Forde William Forde ... Young Thomas de Quincey
Julian French Julian French ... Drowning Man
Tom Hollander ... T.S. Eliot
Philip Jackson ... Samuel Pepys
Derek Jacobi ... Tacitus
Alex Jennings ... Stephen Spender
Wolf Kahler ... German Traveller
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The river Themes left its own mark on London from the very beginning. It allowed for the development of the city's complex sewer system and London Bridge but also urban legends like the Victorian era's hellish Springheeled Jack.

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21 May 2004 (UK) See more »

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