Monday, 4 February 2013
Richard III confirmed as found
The full story is at www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leicestershire-21203814 and www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leicestershire-21063882
UPDATE: From February 8th there will be an exhibition in Leicester on the discovery, in the Guildhall.
UPDATE: For the BBC War Walks documentary on Bosworth, made in 1997, on which yours truly was the researcher, visit http://britishgenes.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/war-walks-bosworth.html.
Richard Holmes does Richard III - priceless! :)
UPDATE: The ex-TV producer in me sincerely hopes room is found in the Tower of London for Channel 4 after tonight's unbearably painful documentary The King in the Car Park. I tweeted the following earlier: One of the greatest archaeological finds in centuries matched only by one of the worst archaeological documentaries in years. I completely stand by that as my review.
On the plus side - check out Debbie Cruwys' blog post at http://cruwys.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/richard-iii-king-is-found.html. Unlike the TV prog, it's actually interesting!
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