Audio slideshow: Highgate cemetery

Highgate Cemetery is one of the grandest Victorian graveyards in the UK, with the likes of Karl Marx and George Eliot interred in its ivy-covered vaults.

Diarist and literary editor Diana Athill paid a visit with Today presenter James Naughtie and Jean Pateman, former chairman of the Friends of Highgate Cemetery, as part of her stint as a guest editor of the Today programme.

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Music courtesy KPM Music.

Photography by Tom Colls. Slideshow production by Paul Kerley and Andy Walker.

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