Londonist Out Loud: A Podcast for London, 25 April 2012

Londonist Out Loud a podcast for London news, views, and oddities from London, UK. Presented by N Quentin Woolf. (free on iTunes/www.londonist.com)

Welcome to the latest episode of Londonist Out Loud, a podcast about London.

News and Views
Londonist Out Loud is presented and produced by N Quentin Woolf. This week’s show comes from the Charing Cross Hotel, the most central hotel in London, and originally built as a rail hotel for French visitors.

His guests this week are:

The guests discuss recent London news and features. Today’s topics include the bicentenary of Charles Dickens, Britain’s unique relationship to ‘Olympiadism’, London as the sporting epicentre of the world, the Londonist 3-D London tube map, shortcuts between tube stations, London’s air quality, recycling, the mayoral RE:NEW project, and the tensions between London wanting better air and less sound pollution, while maintaining a strong economy. The episode rounds out with an historical quiz.

Dina Amin from the Charing Cross Hotel shares some interesting, historical facts about the building, and Helen Arney performs a song.

What’s On In London
NQW rounds up the best new exhibitions and shows opening over the coming week.

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