Diane Burstein

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020 8445 0159, 07956 108863

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Diane has a degree in English Literature & History. An experienced broadcaster, who has been heard on LBC's 'Secret London' programme and is a current regular contributor to BBC London radio's breakfast show on the subject of London history. In depth knowledge of the London theatre scene. Diane leads 'Discovering London' courses for two adult colleges and has a very wide repertoire of walking tours for groups and tour operators to select from. You can go to http:// http://www.secretlondonwalkingtours.co.uk and click on GROUP TOURS for a full list of tours.

Personal Interests:

Social History
London's 'Villages'
Film Locations
London Theatre
Literary London
Jewish London
Multicultural London
Haunted and Sinister London

Special Interests:

Conferences & Incentives

Experienced provider of hospitality, information services and tours for conference and incentive groups.

Ethnic Britain

The Jewish East End of London

Ghosts, Murders & Mysteries

Haunted London walking and coach tours. 'Sinister London' tours. Jack the Ripper walks.


Coach and walking tours in Literary London. The Bloomsbury Set, Charles Dicken's London, Oscar Wilde's London, Shakespeare's London and Stratford, Dr Johnson's London.

Lecture Subjects

Theatrical London, Literary London, Artists in London, London on Film, Sinister London. Shopping in London, and most London areas.


London Film Locations. Experienced broadcaster.


Sunday Morning Markets
History of Shopping in St James's, Bond Street and Oxford Street.


London Theatre from Shakespeare to contemporary and fringe. Shakespeare's Bankside & Stratford. Theatreland walking tours in London's West End a speciality.

London Areas in Depth

Covent Garden, Soho, City, Islington, Clerkenwell, Southwark, Mayfair, St James's, Kensington, Chelsea, Camden, Hampstead, Greenwich, Bloomsbury + Fitzrovia, Westminster, Spitalfields,Stepney Green, Mile End, Poplar, Whitechapel, Docklands, Jewish London, Belgravia, Notting Hill, Highgate, Brixton,Vauxhall, Kennington, Streatham, Richmond, Chiswick, Hammersmith, Shepherds Bush and Brook Green, Greenwich, Wimbledon, Blackheath,Hampstead Garden Suburb and many more. See website for further details www.secretlondonwalkingtours.co.uk

Walking Tours

Dickens' London, Virginia Woolf's London, Literary London, Theatrical London, Old Jewish East End, Haunted and Sinister London, Jack the Ripper, Sherlock Holmes' London,Most London districts including Westminster, Kensington, City of London, Marylebone, Mayfair, Belgravia, Islington, Clerkenwell, Camden, Greenwich etc. Full details on secretlondonwalkingtours.co.uk and click on GROUPS for descriptions.


Parliament, City of London, Docklands, 2012 Venues

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