Vanessa has designed a clothing line called Nina Baker, named after her mother, which she sells in markets across London and in-store in Haringey. Vanessa talks about her love for one-off pieces and her dreams for the future. […]
Antonio is originally from a small village in the South of Italy. He now lives in South East London and works in the family business; Gennaros Delicatessen. We meet Antonio in the midst of a busy Saturday afternoon rush, along with his mother, brother and friends as he sells a small slice of home to their customers. […]
Most Londoner's will be familiar with the the book seller on the South Bank. His name is Gareth and his main fear is that one day digital book sales with surpass print and he will be forced to leave the market and "get a real job". Gareth's favourite purchase is a reclining camping chair, which has upgraded his role at […]
Carol is the manager of Crest, a small independent charity in Waltham Forest which supports elderly people with disabilities. Carol was a foster parent for 47 years, after which she started working at the shop. Over just a few years Carol has built great relationships with both her customers and staff. […]
Khan runs the Food Inn, a 24 hour supermarket in Canning Town. The shop offers a range of food products from different cultures and countries such as Poland, Bulgaria and even Nigeria. Khan knows that this gives the shop an advantage over the big supermarket chains like Asda and Tesco because it caters to a multicu […]
After buying their first home together, Alex and his girlfriend Imogen finally did what they had always wanted to do; they bought a puppy together! Since then their relationship has changed forever as a new more mature family unit has been born.
Alex describes how his life has changed and what it is like moving from […]
#133 - Ali
Ali in Wandsworth is 41-50 and is head of Canine Welfare Training at Battersea Dogs and Cats Home.
Ali has worked at Battersea Dogs and Cats home for years and believes that any dog can be a good dog with a bit of love and training!
This film is part of 1000 Londoners, a five-year digital project which aims to create a digital portrait of a city through 1000 of the people who identify themselves […]
Bob is a die-hard fan of Greyhound racing. He is chair of the Wimbledon Greyhound Owners Association - a position he has held for the past 10 years. He is also the owner of three retired race dogs. We meet Bob as he gives us an insight into the disappearing world of greyhound racing. […]
Christine has been through a lot with her dog Archie - including overcoming drug addiction to start a new phase of life where she's discovered her talent as a filmmaker. A few years ago she got into a disagreement and Archie was kidnapped by drug dealers and left abandoned. Thankfully they were reunited and are both l […]
Alex became a Tattoo Artist in his teens in the late 70's following art school. He opened the first real custom tattoo shop in London - 'Into You' and has tattooed many celebrities. 23 years in the game, Alex shares with us his insight into the tattoo world.
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