Wednesday, 28 December 2011

Durham - Old English Anglo Saxon Poem

Documentary: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Poet Simon Armitage goes on the trail of one of the jewels in the crown of British poetry, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, written about 600 years ago by an unknown author. The poem has got just about everything - it is an action-packed adventure, a ghost story, a steamy romance, a morality tale and the world's first eco-poem.
Armitage follows in the footsteps of the poem's hero, Gawain, through some of Britain's most beautiful and mystical landscapes and reveals why an absurd tale of a knight beheading a green giant is as relevant and compelling today as when it was written.

This programme is part of Norman Season on BBC Two and BBC Four, a collection of programmes highlighting the effect that the Normans have had on our civilisation.

Tuesday, 27 December 2011

Documentary: Adders in Britain

Monday, 12 December 2011

Saturday, 10 December 2011

Thursday, 8 December 2011

Tuesday, 6 December 2011

Darklord - Narrow Escape (Demo)

Sinister Synth ala John Carpenter, Ennio Morricone or Vangelis

Monday, 5 December 2011

Legacy of eugenics: mini-lecture

the exhibit on francis galton is at UCL now