Friday Dec 6
Book trade news from Book2book
Blue Peter Book Awards 2014 Shortlist Announced
Tony Robinson, best known for his role as Baldrick in BBC Comedy Blackadder and as the presenter on Channel Four's Time Team, is in the running to win his second Blue Peter Book Award for his book Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders: World War II, illustrated by Del Thorpe.
Is this roundabout where the Battle of Hastings was really lost?
Channel 4's Time Team has uncovered new evidence which questions the received wisdom that the last Anglo-Saxon king of England died where Battle Abbey now stands.
New research claims Battle of Hastings was fought at a mini ROUNDABOUT
Historians for Channel 4's Time Team think they've found the real location of the battle of Hastings - and it's next to a betting shop and a pub An investigation carried out by Channel 4's Time Team programme has left researchers convinced the battle took place on the junction, near the town of Battle.
North-West Evening Mail
West Cumbria castle features on TV history show
The Channel 4 series is presented by Sir Tony Robinson, best known for his roles as Baldrick in the comedy Blackadder, and as the presenter of Time Team.
Prince 'agrees to Blackadder cameo'
Sir Tony Robinson says Prince William has agreed to a cameo role in Blackadder if there is ever another series of the hit BBC TV programme.
Here's a cunning plan: Baldrick (aka Tony Robinson) to be knighted by Wills
Actor Sir Tony Robinson, best known for his role as the downtrodden dogsbody Baldrick in the Blackadder series, is to be knighted today by the Duke of Cambridge at Buckingham Palace.
This is Dorset
Tony Robinson at Dorset History Centre
The recently knighted TV star, best known for his role as Baldrick in Blackadder and for hosting Channel 4's Time Team, paid a visit to the Dorset History Centre in Dorchester centre to talk about how residents can discover their family history.