Manage episode 268871283 series 1228565
Enter the labyrinth. Perambulator and psycho-geographer Robert Kingham leads us down the twisting, turning tunnels and lost highways of the London labyrinth to meet author, mystic and cockney visionary Arthur Machen.
We explore Machen’s odd life and books - and some strange parts of the city - as we uncover the ways he was to influence the folk horror movement and countercultural cult authors H P Lovecraft and Alan Moore.
We ask: was Machen the first London psycho-geographer? Did he really take a packet of currant biscuits with him on his epic perambulations through the sleeping city?
Where is the labyrinth?
For more on Robert and Minimum Labyrinth
For more on the Bureau of Lost Culture
This is the Soho Radio podcast, showcasing some of the best broadcasts form our online radio station, right from the heart Soho London.
Across our Music and Culture channels, we have a wide range of shows covering every genre, along with chat shows, discussions and special broadcasts.
To catch up on all Soho Radio shows from both our music and culture channels head on over mixcloud.com/sohoradio or tune in live anytime at sohoradiolondon.com.
This is a Soho Radio Productions Podcast.
Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/soho-radio.
See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.