London Scandal –
what went on behind closed doors?

Welcome to 1960s London – a place full of political intrigue, gossip, and downright scandalous goings on. We will take you on a tour like no other, revealing what went on behind closed doors during one of the most notorious scandals of the capital’s history. See where some of the city’s characters lived, worked and played during this notorious era.

This tour focuses on the Profumo affair and its key figures: John Profumo, Christine Keeler, Yevgeny Ivanov, Stephen Ward and Mandy Rice-Davies. Visit some of their haunts and explore some of the most captivating and pivotal moments in British history – all of them through the lens of political scandal and intrigue.

Book your 4-hour tour online for immediate confirmation.

•  4 hour tour      •  Price per taxi      •  Up to 6 guests     • Bespoke tour

£300

London Scandal Tour

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Highlights of the London Scandal Tour

These are some of the sights we most regularly show visitors during a tour of London’s scandal:

Houses of Parliament

Visit the heart of British politics, the imposing Houses of Parliament alongside the river Thames. This is where the Parliament of England has been meeting since the 13th century, so it has witnessed many a political scandal in its time.

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Soho

Still known for its nightlife, Soho is the location of the infamous Murray’s Cabaret Club on Beak Street. It is where Christine Keeler and Mandy Rice-Davies worked. This is where they met, and how the women knew Stephen Ward, who introduced Keeler to John Profumo.

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Wimpole Mews, Marylebone

This is the site where Johnny Edgecombe fired five shots at Christine Keeler’s door. It could be seen as the moment that triggered the beginning of the Profumo affair, as details began to come out of the woodwork.

Who will enjoy
this tour?

Any historians amongst us will love the London Scandal Tour. Dive into the depths of London’s history and discover parts of it you never knew, finding out fascinating facts to take home with you. It is a tour that is closely tied in with London life, as well as key events in political history. You will visit some of the most iconic sights in the city, like the Houses of Parliament, during your journey.

Why choose a London taxi tour to see the city’s scandalous side?

The Profumo affair played out across London, so you need to be able to get across the city to understand the intricate details. A taxi tour is the perfect way to explore one of the biggest scandals ever to have hit London, and to hear scandalous secrets from your expert driver guide.

Anything else you’d like to see? Just let us know. We can go wherever you choose during your tour.

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We cannot wait to show you our city. Book online now and your tour will be paid for and confirmed immediately.

 

Tour length: 4 hours

Tour pickup location: Any central London postcode

 

Extend your tour or amend it along the way – our tours are totally flexible. You won’t need to worry about your taxi driver guide getting lost!

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Want a longer tour?

If you want a more leisurely day or want to see more of the sights, why not book in a longer tour? This gives you time to stop for lunch, visit more areas of the city and make the most of your time in London. Build your own tour here, or get in touch and we will arrange everything for you.

We can also pick you up outside of central London locations. Please get in touch to book so we can recommend a suitable tour length based on your pickup point.

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