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The Real Tudors: Kings and Queens Rediscovered (National Portrait Gallery)

This week I went to the National Portrait Gallery to see the The Real Tudors: Kings and Queens Rediscovered. This exhibition has the most complete display of Tudor portraits ever assembled in one place, which appears to means the most Tudor portraits in both overall volume and in terms of the number of royals shown. 1,259 more words

Exhibitions

Wolf Hall

(BBC, 2015)

To begin with, I liked it. Quite a lot. Four stars. Out of five (it wasn’t perfect). The opening minutes are especially hamstrung by clunky history-lesson dialogue, for which I recognise the need, though the sense of being chaperoned by a script has rarely been stronger. 1,296 more words

Pink V: Dream Casting

This post was written by Miss Eliza of Strange and Random Happenstance.

If there is one man in all of Lauren’s books whom I want to sweep me off my feet, I cannot deny that it’s Turnip Fitzhugh. 558 more words

Lauren Willig

BBC First opens Wolf Hall

When it launched this week on BBC Two, Wolf Hall became the channel’s biggest drama launch for a decade.

About 3.9 million people tuned in to see the first episode of the series, based on Hilary Mantel’s books, the largest audience for a new drama since 6.6 million watched Rome in 2005. 106 more words

Acquisition

B007 Ep 53: Wolf Hall (TV Preview)

A preview of the new BBC/PBS TV miniseries Wolf Hall, based on the Booker Prize winning novels by Hilary Mantel telling the story of Henry VIII’s marriage to Anne Boleyn from the perspective of his Lord Chancellor Thomas Cromwell. 106 more words

Podcast

Movie Review - Wreckers (2011)

Director: Dictynna Hood

Stars: Claire Foy, Benedict Cumberbatch, Shaun Evans, Peter McDonald, Sinead Matthews

Dawn (Foy) and David (Cumberbatch) have moved back to David’s childhood village in the hope of starting a new life. 575 more words