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BBC’s ‘Gunpowder’ – Too Violent For Some.

I like many others, spent this past weekend watching the highly anticipated BBC drama “Gunpowder”, the story of the infamous 1605 plot to blow up King and Parliament by a group of over-zealous Catholics. It was a programme that I … Continue reading

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Six Wives with Lucy Worsley.

Just a few days ago, the Guardian newspaper produced a review of “Six Wives with Lucy Worsley” and the history lovers of social media kicked up a storm. I became aware of the ‘review’ when Dan Jones posted something about … Continue reading

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Birdsong

Last night, BBC 1 showed part 1 of an adaptation of one of my favourite historical fiction novels: Birdsong. And before I delve into just how amazing this show was (and how full of amazingly beautiful young men!), I thought … Continue reading

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