Crimes and misdemeanors: crimes that rocked the capital
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: HLW219
Duration: 5 sessions (over 5 weeks)
What is the course about?
Throughout London’s history there have been events that have caused public outrage. From hoaxes, imposters,
clandestine liaisons, corrupt politicians & audacious crimes - London’s past is littered with scandals & cause
célèbre that have shocked (and titillated) London and it’s people. This course looks at some of those outrages from
history that have rocked Royalty, pummelled politics, shocked society, & entertained the masses.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
Scandals in Bohemia
Napoleons of Crime
The Lowest and Vile.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
an increased knowledge of some of the more famous & infamous scandals that have effected the capital through its
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
An interest in London.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
online. Comprehensive handouts will be provided.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Other London (Virtual) guided walks this summer and in September. Please see the City Lit website.