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Those of you familiar with the Shakespeare properties, may be interested to know that the Time Team filmed at the New Place excavations is being shown this Sunday, March 11th on Channel 4 at 8pm.

There was brief coverage of the excavation when they were here filming but this will be the first time the complete programme is broadcast.

The press announcement from Channel 4 reads:

Sunday, 11/03/2012 8pm Searching for Shakespeare’s House: A Time Team Special Tony Robinson and the Time Team cameras join archaeologists as they dig the site of William Shakespeare’s house, New Place, in Stratford on Avon. There’s little of it above ground now, but records show it was Tudor Stratford’s biggest private home, with up to 20 rooms. However, in 1702, New Place was demolished to make way for a grand Georgian pile. But, with the site now accessible, the archaeologists aim to show for the first time not only where Shakespeare really did live with his family but also how grand his house was.

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….that Clive Wood is playing another King Henry? This time in the TV adaptation of Ken Follett’s “The Pillars of the Earth” starting this Saturday at 9pm on Channel 4. I haven’t read the book but I’m guessing he dies early on!


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