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by ibattles
Sat Nov 22, 2008 4:16 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Robin Hood (2007/8 BBC) - worst historical drama ever?
Replies: 9
Views: 2482

Robin Hood (2007/8 BBC) - worst historical drama ever?

I know there are a number of candidates for it but was wondering what people thought about the recent Robin Hood series and my personal belief that its the worst historical drama ever portrayed on tv? I really tried hard with it - but every episode was worse than the last. I genuinely don't know whe...
by ibattles
Sat Nov 22, 2008 4:02 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Blood Red Roses
Replies: 1
Views: 991

am reading it at the moment! Truly fascinating analysis and completely authoritive look at the subject matter. Perhaps a touch over academic in places, but thats preferable to skimping on the facts! Still looking at Towton as a possible candidate for the next production so this is very handy researc...
by ibattles
Sat Nov 22, 2008 3:58 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: The Last English King
Replies: 5
Views: 1495

magnificent read - absolutely loved it and one of the very few books I've ever read where I literally couldn't put it down. Have enjoyed his other work but nothing quite liked up to the Last English King. And hats off to him for talking about the battle of Fulford too - most authors and film makers ...
by ibattles
Sat Nov 22, 2008 3:53 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Historical novels that aren't utter drivel?
Replies: 79
Views: 23390

the last english king - Julian Rathbone

Really enjoyed that one - 1066 and all that from the perspective of one of Harolds Housecarls. Probably remains to this day my favourite work of historic fiction. He also did an excellent one about the wars of the roses I forget the title! And of course the Shardlake series, as well as Bernard Cornw...
by ibattles
Sat Nov 22, 2008 3:20 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Fulford 1066 - Englands Lost Battle
Replies: 0
Views: 1581

Fulford 1066 - Englands Lost Battle

Hi all, Just to let you know about our website (www.ibattles.co.uk) which is a new venture producing audio drama documentaries about forgotten battles in Englands Past. Our first production - Englands Lost Battle Fulford 1066 is a 90 minute double audiobook CD which presents a dramatised history of ...