Explore the real stories behind London’s underworld legends in the mean streets of the East End. The 2 hour tour is guided by actor Stephen Marcus, known for his role as Nick the Greek in the gangster classic “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.”
What to Expect
The East End of London has long been associated with violence, from its association with Jack the Ripper to The Krays. This 2 hour walking tour explores real life and film locations associated with London’s criminal underworld.
On-screen hard man, actor Stephen Marcus, best known for his role as Nick the Greek in gangster film “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels,” guides the tour around the infamous Kray twin’s stamping ground.
The tour goes to the Blind Beggar pub, Repton Boys Club and other locations which played a pivotal role in the lives of the Krays and other gangsters, and which turned them from mere gangsters into celebrity icons.
Through his role as an onscreen gangster, Stephen has rubbed shoulders with some of London’s ex-gangsters and their associates, including Freddie Foreman, Dave Courtney, Barbara Windsor and gangster-turned-actor Lenny McLean.
On this tour Stephen retells first hand accounts of crimes from some of London’s most notorious criminals, and provides insight into what it’s really like to be a gangster. It is a thrilling ride!
Meet inside the main bar area of The Blind Beggar pub, 337 Whitechapel Rd, 2 minutes walk from Whitechapel Tube Station