- Opening of the new Mary Rose museum in Portsmouth: a pearl, pity about the limpets – with a short vid (5:21) of the building and interior.
- The White Queen, a ten part TV drama adapted from Philippa Gregory’s novels set during the Wars of the Roses will air in June in the UK (August in the USA). Here’s the trailer plus an interview with the lead screenwriter. And the costume designers have banished “men in tights”, opting instead for padded thighs. Wot?
- Replica of the crown of Henry VIII (with some anachronistic music) – short vid (7:05): 344 jewels and gems and pearls.
- 20 Words We Owe to William Shakespeare – manager!