Video: Samuel Pepys to Crossrail

Andrew O’Hagan tries to cross Tottenham Court Road

Andrew O’Hagan looks back at Samuel Pepys’ infuriating journey to work, and how the modern-day Crossrail development has made Oxford Street even more perilous for pedestrians.

The video is adapted from Andrew O’Hagan’s essay, ‘At Tottenham Court Road’, which can be read here.