The Black Museum

The Black Museum

Opened on 25th April 1874, housed in No. 1 Great Scotland Yard, it was first known as the Central Prisoners Property Store.

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Highgate Cemetery

Highgate Cemetery

During the 19th Century, inner city cemeteries in London had been unable to properly deal with the number of burials and in order to address concerns about public health and safety, the idea of building seven large cemeteries, the Magnificent Seven, around central London was conceived. Highgate Cemetery in North London was one of the seven and opened in 1839.

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West End Central

West End Central

Savile Row is a street in Mayfair principally known for its traditional bespoke tailoring for men. It was built between 1731 and 1735, with the original name of Savile Street.

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Bar Italia

Bar Italia

First opened in 1949 by Lou and Caterina Polledri, Bar Italia is a family run business that has been passed on through three generations.

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Smithfield Market

Smithfield Market

Smithfield is an area in the City of London where you'll find St Bartholemew’s Hospital, the London Charterhouse, the Livery Hall of the Butchers’ Hall and the Haberdashers’ Hall.

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Tony on Tony

Tony on Tony

A bit about me. I always knew that I would write. I knew that nothing would stop me. I always loved stories, I always found that books engaged me like nothing else, and helped me to make sense of the world.

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Tony on Max

I have loved crime fiction my whole life and I know that the very best of it honours the form while adding something fresh, an unexpected twist. That's what I tried to do with The Murder Bag every step of the way.

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Tony on London

Tony on London

My first job in journalism was at New Musical Express (that's a shot of me with Bruce Springsteen above, when we were young and stepping out into the New York night wearing only our vests) but my first piece of journalism that didn't involve hanging out with rock stars, was soon after I left the NME, when I was embedded with the Vice Squad at 27 Savile Row, West End Central.

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