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Richard The Third under the car park - Channel 4 :)

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SoleSource Mon 04-Feb-13 21:10:05

Are you watching too?

AnyaKnowIt Mon 04-Feb-13 21:12:25

Yep, amazing stuff

LiviaAugusta Mon 04-Feb-13 21:12:47

Yes! Richard three plus Simon Farnaby, televisual heaven for the evening!

gailforce1 Mon 04-Feb-13 21:16:03

This is fascinating - am glued!

Armi Mon 04-Feb-13 21:17:43

I know we are all indebted to this woman from the Richard III society for getting the bones dug up, but she's driving me nuts. I don't think getting 'chills' in the carpark, or the fact that there was a faded 'R' on the Tarmac or it rained oh-so-significantly when the body was discovered is making her appear to be entirely sensible.

Sparklingbrook Mon 04-Feb-13 21:19:14

Is that the Horrible Histories man?

BluelightsAndSirens Mon 04-Feb-13 21:19:18

My 10 year old has asked me to tape it for her!

BrokenBananaTantrum Mon 04-Feb-13 21:19:37

grin Armi my thinking too

Sparklingbrook Mon 04-Feb-13 21:20:24

Phillipa is a bit woo. grin

Thewhingingdefective Mon 04-Feb-13 21:20:43

Watching it now, but can't get 'stupid deaths, stupid deaths, they're funny cos they're true' out of my head.

Sparklingbrook Mon 04-Feb-13 21:21:59

Exactly defective it's all I can think of. grin And where is Yony Robinson when there are trenches being dug?

Sparklingbrook Mon 04-Feb-13 21:22:23

*Tony even.

Sparklingbrook Mon 04-Feb-13 21:24:11

For you defective. <arf>

Thewhingingdefective Mon 04-Feb-13 21:25:39


butterflybuns Mon 04-Feb-13 21:28:02

My thought exactly sparkling! Tony will be well pissed off- years spent in the rain excavating yet another Roman coin and then Mr Stupid Deaths walztes in and gets the most exciting gig.

LiviaAugusta Mon 04-Feb-13 21:28:12

She is a bit melodramatic this lady isn't she! Fascinating though, I gasped a little when it showed the skeleton had a curved spine.

SoleSource Mon 04-Feb-13 21:28:16

Sparkles lol

Sparklingbrook Mon 04-Feb-13 21:29:55

And woolly jumper man butterfly. Have they done any geofizz? grin

Sparklingbrook Mon 04-Feb-13 21:37:41

Aww he gets a flag. Good job it didn't turn out to be a peasant.

butterflybuns Mon 04-Feb-13 21:39:08

Nah, no whittling of sticks and it's taken alot longer than a weekend. Didn't HH do a Richard 3rd song? Philippa is a fruit loop but credit to her, it wouldn't have happened without her batty driving force.

I love Simon's hair. It has a life of it's own grin

butterflybuns Mon 04-Feb-13 21:49:41

Bloody Roman nails get everywhere!

AnyaKnowIt Mon 04-Feb-13 21:50:29

Loving the idea of the nail gun grin

limitedperiodonly Mon 04-Feb-13 21:51:34

I know it's shallow but this whole thing has me thinking of a Two Ronnies' sketch on rhyming slang where Ronnie Barker kept talking about a small brown Richard the Third in the middle of the pavement. It was a turd. Or a bird.

I just can't get it out of my head.

iwasyoungonce Mon 04-Feb-13 21:54:06

I am watching this on catch up, and I missed the start.

How did the woman first get the idea that he was buried there under the carpark?

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