More about this programme: Just 200 years ago, Paris was famously one of the foulest and smelliest cities in Europe. In this programme historian Dan Snow sniffs out the rotten story of the French revolution. He visits a perfumer to recreate the stench of the 18th century city – Pong de Paris. In this clip Dan takes the perfume out onto the streets to see how people like it!
More information: Blog from BBC Four Controller, Richard Klein: This film contains programme highlights from BBC Four’s new spring and summer 2011 season. The new season’s line up includes: The Viking Sagas Botany – A Blooming History History of Luxury Perfume Britain Through A Lens If Walls Could Talk Timothy Spall Somewhere On The Irish Sea The Secrets Of The Arabian Nights The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz – A True Story Modern British Masters Regency Top Of The Pops The