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The Krays and Mad Frankie Fraser: Gangsters in East London Walking Tour

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Know about London's film and real life criminal underworld in a two-hour tour of London's East End with onscreen hard man Stephen "Nick the Greek" Marcus.

Highlights
  • Discover London's dark history in a 2-hour walking tour around London's East End's onscreen and real life gangster locations
  • Learn about the methods used by the most feared gangsters of the 1950s and 1960s that helped them made the East End their infamous stamping ground
  • Enjoy a 20-minute Q&A portion, photo and autograph opportunity with your celebrity guide Stephen Marcus after the tour

Description

Explore real life and film locations associated with London's East End's infamous criminal underworld in a 2-hour walking tour guided by the British actor Stephen Marcus, famously known as "Nick the Greek" in the gangster film "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels".

Step into the Blind Beggar Pub, the Repton Boys Club, and other locations that played a significant role on the criminality and gangsterism in the region. Know how the Kray twins and other gangsters employed their notoriety and how they developed into historic and celebrity icons.

Enjoy expert commentaries and personal accounts from Stephen about London's ex-gangsters and their associates such as Freddie Foreman, Dave Courtney, Barbara Windsor, and gangster turned actor Lenny McLean. Listen as he retells first hand stories of crimes of some of London's most notorious criminals and provides insight into what it's really like to be a gangster.

The gangster and Krays tour will finish in Columbia Road where you can have a 20-minute Q&A session, photo and autograph opportunity with your guide Stephen Marcus.

Includes

  • Celebrity guide
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The Krays and Mad Frankie Fraser: Gangsters in East London Walking Tour

Duration: 2:30 hour(s)
Available: Fri and Sat
Pick-up: Not available
Inclusions: Celebrity guide
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Schedule

Starting time: 13:00 - 18:00 (Show more)
  • 12:45

    Check in at The Blind Beggar Pub

  • 13:00

    Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

    Meet the actor who played Rory Breaker, visit the location where Vinnie Jones’s had his first day of filming and enjoy a Q&A session with Vas at the end of the tour in a pub used as a location for filming.

  • Gangsters: Real Life vs The Movies

    Learn about the methods used by some of the most feared gangsters in 1950s and 1960s London such as The Krays and Mad Frankie Fraser that helped them 'run' the capital. See film locations from 'Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels', 'The Krays', 'Face', 'The Crying Game' and 'Gangster No 1'.

  • 15:00

    End of tour

  • 17:45

    Check in at The Blind Beggar Pub

  • 18:00

    Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

    Meet the actor who played Rory Breaker, visit the location where Vinnie Jones’s had his first day of filming and enjoy a Q&A session with Vas at the end of the tour in a pub used as a location for filming.

  • Gangsters: Real Life vs The Movies

    Learn about the methods used by some of the most feared gangsters in 1950s and 1960s London such as The Krays and Mad Frankie Fraser that helped them 'run' the capital. See film locations from 'Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels', 'The Krays', 'Face', 'The Crying Game' and 'Gangster No 1'.

  • 20:00

    End of tour

  • (For Check-In) Blind Beggar pub, 337 Whitechapel Rd – 1 minute walk from Whitechapel tube station Time: 12:45:00

  • (For Check-Out) Shoreditch High Street Station (Shoreditch High Street Station, Braithwaite Street, London, United Kingdom) Time: 15:00:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) Blind Beggar pub, 337 Whitechapel Rd – 1 minute walk from Whitechapel tube station Time: 12:45:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) Shoreditch High Street Station (Shoreditch High Street Station, Braithwaite Street, London, United Kingdom) Time: 15:00:00

  • (For Check-In) Blind Beggar pub, 337 Whitechapel Rd – 1 minute walk from Whitechapel tube station Time: 17:45:00

  • (For Check-Out) Shoreditch High Street Station (Shoreditch High Street Station, Braithwaite Street, London, United Kingdom) Time: 20:00:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) Blind Beggar pub, 337 Whitechapel Rd – 1 minute walk from Whitechapel tube station Time: 17:45:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) Shoreditch High Street Station (Shoreditch High Street Station, Braithwaite Street, London, United Kingdom) Time: 20:00:00

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Notes

Restriction(s)
  • People 16 years old and above can participate in this activity.

Requirement(s) - Others
  • Participants 17 years old and under must be accompanied by an adult 18 years old or over.

Additional Note(s)
  • The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.

  • You will be refunded if the tour is canceled due to inclement weather. Please contact VELTRA for your refund.

  • Gratuity is not included in the price.

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Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made after the booking confirmation date will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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