A History of the World (BBC) - Alfred the Great

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A History of the World (BBC) - Alfred the Great

Postby GOK » Wed Jun 09, 2010 8:48 pm

Anyone see it? Pretty pants throughout really but the real icing on the cake was 20 minutes in when the presenter declared that Alfred took "The Roman city of London in 1886" :o

Bet Victoria wasn't at all amused by that!



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Re: A History of the World (BBC) - Alfred the Great

Postby Brendan C » Wed Jun 09, 2010 11:12 pm

LMAO

Only a thousand years out then

Spotted Kim from Regia in the proceedings

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Re: A History of the World (BBC) - Alfred the Great

Postby GOK » Thu Jun 10, 2010 1:13 pm

Yep - good to see he's still around. I met him at my very first event back in the late 80s and being terrified of messing up (I'd heard he was a real stickler)! He proved to be a really nice guy! :)

I wonder what he thought of that programme though!




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