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Wolf Hall and medieval civil war

January 8th, 2015

Episode 198 of 296 episodes

As the BBC TV dramatisation of Wolf Hall is shortly due to air, series director Peter Kosminsky reveals the challenges and joys of filming Hilary Mantel’s acclaimed novels. Meanwhile, Professor David Crouch visits Wallingford Castle in Oxfordshire, which played an important role in the 12th-century battle for England’s throne between King Stephen and Empress Matilda.

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