The Fire of 1834 audio drama


This episode tells the story of the fire of 1834 that destroyed almost all of the original Palace of Westminster.

Stories from Parliament is a series of audio dramas each telling a dramatic story from Parliament's past. Episodes are accompanied with images from the Parliamentary art and archive collections, bringing these stories to life.

All images subject to Parliamentary copyright.

Lesson plans and assembly plans are available to use with this video along with more information about how it supports the National Curriculum.


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