Rohan McWilliam: London’s West End: Creating the Pleasure District, 1800-1914

How did the West End of London become the greatest pleasure district in the world? Rohan McWilliam explores the world of prestigious theatres, grand hotels, luxurious restaurants, spectacular department stores and scandalous nightlife that emerged in the centre of the metropolis during the age of empire.

Rohan McWilliam is Professor of Modern British History at Anglia Ruskin University and a former President of the British Association for Victorian Studies.

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Date

14 Oct 2020

Time

2:15 pm

Location

Wednesday Lecture - online