London: City of Strangers | Books That Made Britain

Suggs delves into his favourite pieces of fiction that tell the story of being a stranger in the capital. From Oliver Twist to Sam Selvon's Lonely Londoner, he explores the novels that have been written through the eyes of newcomers as they make the city their home.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 29'03''
  • Broadcast year: 2016
Curriculum Connection
  • English Literature

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC One
  • Programme: Books That Made Britain
  • Series: 1
  • Episode: London: City of Strangers