Whether a resident or a visitor, you will never live in London long enough to discover everything it has to offer. As a London Expert and Blue Badge Tourist Guide showing the capital to worldwide visitors for over thirty years, Mark Conroy has seen more than most.
In Weekend Walks , he will spotlight some of London's best-known treasures, alongside some of its less well-known secrets.
From Jack the Ripper to James Bond, Sherlock Holmes to Harry Potter and Dickens to Diana, there is definitely something for everyone.
These walks will reveal the streets, passages and courtyards you never knew existed and tell you exactly what happened in the places you see all the time but never really noticed. They explore the lives and works of literary greats from Shakespeare to Dickens, film favourites from Harry Potter to James Bond, historical events from the Great Fire to the Blitz, legends from the Beatles to Jack the Ripper, landmarks from Olympic Parks to Royal Palaces.
After London University and the Central School of Speech and Drama, Mark Conroy began his professional career working as an actor, TV presenter and comedy writer before qualifying as a tourist guide.
Acting highlights include the C4 sitcom Tandoori Nights and Lindsay Anderson’s West End production of The Cherry Orchard with Frank Finlay and Joan Plowright.
He is an award winning registered London Blue Badge Guide, Palace of Westminster Guide, Windsor and Eton Guide and London 2012 Venues Guide. He is a member of the Institute of Tourists Guides (ITG), the Association of Profes...
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