Victims of major global disasters, including the 1915 sinking of the Lusitania and the Lewisham rail crash of 1957, remembered in the latest podcast by Mike Guilfoyle

Local historian Mike Guilfoyle recounts the deeply tragic stories of some of the victims of major global disasters, including the 1915 sinking of the Lusitania and the Lewisham rail crash of 1957. London Epitaphs tells the forgotten stories behind the inscriptions at Brockley and Ladywell Cemetery in South London and is made by Tempest Productions.

British cinema pioneer Leslie Eveleigh is the subject of the 7th podcast by Mike Guilfoyle

Leslie Eveleigh was a pioneer of British cinema but is largely forgotten now. This new podcast episode of London Epitaphs brings to light for the first time a fascinating career that helped mould the early days of this country's film industry.London Epitaphs is made by Tempest Productions and is presented by FOBLC local historian Mike ...

Famous Jamaican tenor Louis Drysdale is the subject of the 6th podcast by Mike Guilfoyle

The famous Jamaican tenor Louis Drysdale is the subject of the 6th podcast by Mike Guilfoyle.  Louis came to England from Jamaica with little more than a love of music and a great voice. After training at the Royal College of Music he went on to become an internationally admired singing tutor, sought out by ...

The Deptford Poisoner, Amelia Winters, is the subject of the 5th podcast by Mike Guilfoyle

Known as the Deptford Poisoner, Amelia Winters shocked late Victorian society with a string of brazen murders in order to claim their insurance.The fifth in a series of fascinating stories behind the epitaphs at Brockley and Ladywell Cemetery in South East London. Presented by FOBLC's very own historian Mike Guilfoyle and made by Tempest Productions.

Mary Ann Bevan: the Ugliest Woman in the World. The latest instalment of London Epitaphs, a collection of fascinating short podcasts based on the headstones of Brockley and Ladywell Cemetery

In the 1920s, Mary Ann Bevan was known as the Ugliest Woman in the World but the story of how she came by the title is a tragic one. The third in a new series of true stories based on the gravestones of Brockley and Ladywell Cemetery in South East London. Read and researched by ...

Larry Donovan,champion bridge jumper: the second in a series of podcasts narrated and researched by Mike Guilfoyle

Larry Donovan was the self-styled champion bridge jumper of the world, but his pursuit of fame through aerial stunts became a dangerous obsession.The second in a new series of true stories based on the gravestones of Brockley and Ladywell Cemetery in South East London. Read and researched by Mike Guilfoyle and made by Tempest Productions.

Jane Clouson’s tragic story is the subject of this new podcast episode narrated by Mike Guilfoyle

In this podcast FOBLC historian Mike Guilfoyle tells the extraordinary story of Jane Clouson the 17 year old maid buried in the Brockley & Ladywell Cemeteries, whose murder became a legal cause celebre following the controversial acquittal of the accused, the wealthy Victorian gentleman Edmund Pook.For the full story read Paul Thomas Murphy's book 'Pretty Jane ...