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    To celebrate the Radio 4 series Shakespeare's Restless World (and what many think would have been his 448th birthday), we hosted a live blog with Neil MacGregor, Director of the British Museum and presenter of the programmes, and Barrie Cook, radio series curator at the British Museum, on 23 April 2012.

    You can replay the event by selecting the arrow in the screen below. Thank you to everyone who took part.

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    • Comment number 3. Posted by Bethra

      on 19 Apr 2012 19:14

      Did I just hear Neil MacGregor say "hunchback Richard, who murdered the Princes in the tower" without even the caveat mentioning Tudor propaganda? Richard wasn't a hunchback there is no evidence of that whatsoever and he is only allegedly responsible for those children disappearing (again there is no evidence that they were murdered, just that they disappeared - although balance of probabilities would indicate that they were, it wouldn't get you convicted in a court!). It would be nice to have a director of the British Museum not repeating propaganda, Tudor or otherwise, without stating he was doing so..Other than that it was a good program.

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    • Comment number 2. Posted by philthehombre

      on 18 Apr 2012 00:19

      Prithee, where the '(sic)' behind the 'think' to gently chide the subterranes(sic)?

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    • Comment number 1. Posted by VSSC

      on 17 Apr 2012 13:18

      Interesting, but if you'd asked Queen Elizabeth I if she were a protestant, what would she have said? If you'd asked her if she were a Catholic, what would she have said?

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