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A walk on the wild side - the secret side of Soho

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Oxford Circus Station

Argyll Street

(use Exit 6 not Exit 8)

London

W1B 3AG

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Join Stephen as he explores Soho - a part of London which developed as a fashionable new district in the late 17th century and soon became somewhat less reputable. In the 19th century, greek and italian immigrants opened restaurants and shops and as the 20th century progressed the sex industry boomed.

When licensing laws limited pub hours, Soho was where you could get a drink at almost any time and it was the hang out of some fabulous characters, such as artists Francis Bacon and Lucien Freud and actress Tallulah Bankhead. It was - and still is - home to many film companies, as well as many music venues.

Soho was where some of the most famous music of the late 1960s and 1970s was recorded. "A Walk on the Wild Side" the quintiessential song about New York street life was recorded here in a Soho studio, as were the early albums by David Bowie and Queen. The Beatles even recorded some of their later tracks here.

Soho has so much to reveal.

You can check travel options at the Transport for London Journey Planner.

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Oxford Circus Station

Argyll Street

(use Exit 6 not Exit 8)

London

W1B 3AG

United Kingdom

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