London, 1753. It's St Valentine's Day and Dr Johnson is distraught. His beloved wife Tetty has sunk into the grave while he wrestles with his dictionary. Now his rakish Scottish biographer James Boswell and his black cat Hodge vie for his affections.
The perfect way to kick start your Valentine’s night – or to meet a like-minded soul – don’t miss this special guided tour with costumed actors, musicians, and Dr Matthew Green.
Free chocolate and champagne!
Beginning in heartbreak at the townhouse where he wrote the dictionary and ending in champagne on Waterloo Bridge, pursue Dr Johnson through the ancient alleys, mournful churchyards, and moonlit gardens of 18th-century London as he dodges bailiffs, reminiscences about his youth, seeks inspiration for his dictionary, takes tea, purchases luxury oysters for Hodge, and at last finds true love on Waterloo Bridge.
From the team behind the critically acclaimed Coffeehouse Tour this is a London love story like no other.
Online booking at http://unrealcityaudio.com is advised.
Venue Details & Map
17 Gough SquareLondonEC4A 3DE
- +44 (0)20 7353 3745
- Public transport:
- From Blackfriars follow New Bridge Street and turn left at Ludgate Circus onto Fleet Street, follow signs.
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