Lockdown London: Anjana Ahuja

Deserted streets. Public transport carrying a fraction of its usual passenger payload. Theatreland a wasteland. The daily toll of death and suffering.

This is not a fictional disaster movie, but the current reality in London and for much of the world as a result of the Covid-19 crisis. Presenter Adrian Lacey speaks to FT science columnist Anjana Ahuja about how she spotted the potential significance of the coronavirus which causes Covid-19.

Adrian also shares his reflections on these strange times, finding a parallel in a Wordsworth poem. Perfect lockdown (or post-lockdown) listening.

Anjana’s FT January 8th article (paywall): https://www.ft.com/content/e1cdfa46-3142-11ea-a329-0bcf87a328f2

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Main theme: Super Bubbly by Jesse Spillane (edited for timing)

Incidental music: What Have You Done by Lee Rosevere and Great Expectations by Kai Engel

Music used, mixed with speech, with thanks under the Creative Commons CC BY licence

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