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Camden funeral directors Leverton & Sons to star in BBC programme The One Show

PUBLISHED: 10:00 03 February 2014

From left to right: William Leverton, Clive Leverton, Andrew Leverton, Pippa Leverton, Henry Leverton, Larry Lamb and Keith Leverton.

From left to right: William Leverton, Clive Leverton, Andrew Leverton, Pippa Leverton, Henry Leverton, Larry Lamb and Keith Leverton.

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Three generations of a family business which has been based in Camden for more than 200 years have starred in a special television programme exploring their work.

The Leverton family will sit down tomorrow evening (Tuesday) to watch a special BBC feature about their funeral directors’ firm Leverton & Sons, based in Eversholt Street, Mornington Crescent.

It is part of a series of short reports about historic UK companies featured on The One Show, which airs on BBC One each weekday evening.

The feature exploring Leverton & Sons was filmed in November and is presented by actor Larry Lamb.

Leverton & Sons, which has branches across north London, is the Royal Family’s chosen funeral directors,

The firm, founded in 1789, arranged the funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales in 1997, as well as former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher last year.

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