Talking Crossbones with Robert Elms

BBC Radio London 22nd January 2018

John Constable in conversation with Robert Elms on the history Crossbones Graveyard, activism and urban magic in the work of Friends of Crossbones, and what visitors to the Garden of Remembrance can expect to see.

You can listen to the show by clicking on this link. The Crossbones piece begins at 2.08.31 and runs to approximately 2.15.

John Constable aka John Crow on Crossbones Graveyard
at the climax of The Halloween of Crossbones, 31st October 2016
Photo by Max Crow Reeves

The whole show is worth a listen – the Crossbones feature is preceded by Robert playing ‘All The Young Dudes’ and there are many more quirky facts about The Borough, including an email near the end from John about why they stuck so many prisons in his south London neighbourhood.