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ITV To Make The Great Fire of London Drama

The story of humble baker Thomas Farriner and his fabled involvement in The Great Fire of London is to be dramatised for ITV. Described as being ‘inspired by the historical events of 1666’, the decadent court of King Charles II will provide the backdrop to one of the most catastrophic events in London’s history. Written by author and political commentator Tom Bradby …

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Watch & Read

This month we explore the wayward world of King Charles II as seen through the eyes of film director Joe Wright and the words of biographer extraordinaire, Antonia Fraser. King Charles II in Four Hours Have you got a spare four of hours? Great. Go pour yourself a large glass of wine (it’s autumn so it has to be red), or a …

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