Tony McMahon looks at the top movies about London over the last hundred years


Lifting the lid on the secretive Kit-Cat club in 18th century London where Whigs met behind closed doors

Londoners rioted during the building of Somerset House because of the cost and behaviour of Lord Protector Somerset

The gory history of Temple Bar in London where severed heads of traitors once adorned the top of it

Peter the Great trashed the house of John Evelyn the diarist when he was staying in Deptford as part of his royal tour of Europe

The London mob has a deserved reputation for violence and has lynched several politicians over the centuries

The story of Southwark and its stews and brothels