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Kray Twins East London Walking Tour

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Travel Darkly's guide to Ronnie and Reggie Kray's East London, including their primary school, the infamous Blind Beggar pub and where you can find their graves...
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The Crime Museum Uncovered, Museum of London

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The Museum of London has worked with the Metropolitan Police to put previously unseen objects from Scotland Yard's grisly Crime Museum on display. Travel Darkly visits to find out more about some of these infamous artefacts and the stories around them...
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Dracula and St. John-at-Hampstead's Graveyard, London

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Travel Darkly visits this atmospheric Hampstead graveyard and inspiration for Bram Stoker's Dracula, thought to be the setting where Lucy Westenra rises from her grave at night to feed upon children she finds on nearby Hampstead Heath...
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St. Bride's Crypt, London

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This historic, little-known church is a tranquil of calm off London's Fleet Street. Inside you'll find an altar dedicated to journalists who died in war zones, and a crypt with thousands of human remains, only discovered after the Blitz. Travel Darkly went on a Tuesday afternoon tour...
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The Sweeney Todd Audiowalk, London

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Sweeney Todd: the murderous barber whose victims were made into human pies. Fact or fiction? Travel Darkly tries out Soundmap's audiowalk around London's Fleet Street to find out more...
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The Old Operating Theatre Museum, London

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This unique space, in a church attic, houses one of the oldest operating theatres in Europe, and offers weekly demonstrations of surgery in the 19th century before anaesthetics and antiseptics. Travel Darkly visited to see what a leg operation involved circa 1822...