The London Smog Of 1952


Genome: [r4 Bd=19921227]

Forty years ago this month, a yellow, clammy smog descended on London for four days and nights. Buses needed lighted flares to see their way, cinemas closed because screens were obscured by smog inside buildings. Fred Pearce talks to Londoners about the experience that prompted the introduction of the Clean Air Bill.

Producer David Perry Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921227]

Talks: Fred Pearce

Producer: David Perry