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The London Markets

Episode 1: The Fish Market: Inside Billingsgate

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

London's oldest wholesale market is on the verge of its biggest change in over a thousand years. Fish merchants are facing tough times. The market is under pressure to modernise and its iconic and ancient traditions are under threat. The job of the licensed fish porter, once a job for life, could be thrown open to all comers. The market is divided: will ancient custom or modern commerce win out? Show less

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Steve Robinson
Producer:
Jamie Balment
Director:
Jamie Balment

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