Tunnel Vision

Episode 9 of 10: Stephen Smith.

This week, in the last of Tunnel Vision’s excursions below ground, Bruno Rinvolucri is joined by Stephen Smith, Newsnight correspondent and author of ‘Underground London‘ and ‘Underground England‘.

Already a seasoned spelunker, Tunnel Vision invites Stephen on a slightly less legitimate trip through the sewer system than he’s used to, discussing his previous experiences of the underground, and bringing a much needed stench of the netherworld back into BBC Television Centre.

Tunnel Vision is a ten part series which sees Bruno Rinvolucri dupe a collection of writers, musicians, activists and academics into wading knee deep through the swollen rivers of sewage and miles of forgotten sewers that stretch beneath London’s surface. Safely esconced in the London’s effluvia, Tunnel Vision’s troglodytes explore this hidden and somewhat mysterious subterranenan environment sonically and historically. Leading us on a narrative of fact, fiction, anthropology, architecture, activism, music and sound.

This episode was originally broadcast on Tuesday 13th October 2009.

Email: brinvolucri@yahoo.co.uk