Archive for May, 2009

1066: The Battle For Middle Earth

May 20, 2009

This was the two part drama shown on Channel 4 on Monday 18 and Tuesday 19 May depicting the momentous events of the year 1066. Unlike many such historical blood-and-guts epics it showed the battles from the viewpoint of ordinary warriors. Another virtue in my book was that it made it clear that there was nothing “rightful” about William the Bastard’s claim to the English crown. (more…)