Iain Sincliar talks to Will Self and Jonathan Meades about London and its relentless process of erasure and renewal. On their travels they take in Thomas de Quincey, J.G. Ballard, Orson Welles, the Lee Valley, Temple Bar Gate, Charing Cross Hospital, Grafton Road and Holland Park.
The occasion for the discussion was the publication of London: City of Disappearances, a collection of writing on London edited by Iain Sinclair.
Here is the Orson Welles documentary about London mentioned by Iain: