Bodiam on the telly and another year’s work

A new TV series 'Castles: Britain's Fortified History' ( starts tonight at 9pm on BBC4. The series is presented by Dr Sam Willis. The programmes trace the story of Britain's castles and their unique role in our history, art and literature (it says). Bodiam Castle features in next week's episode on 11th December. I was … Continue reading Bodiam on the telly and another year’s work

Onderox Magazine

The live interpretation team have received a review in Onderox Magazine (in Flemish). I'm not quite sure how significant Onderox is, but it's nice to be international. Google translate renders the section on Bodiam as... The medieval castle For a portion of history we pull back inland. Bodiam Castle, in a small village, dating back … Continue reading Onderox Magazine

Sussex Life

My work as a live interpreter at Bodiam Castle was mentioned in an article in Sussex Life magazine recently. In other news the new outfit for Sir Edward Dallingridge has arrived (see left) and I've tried it out on a couple of occasions. It is a magnificent piece of work by Black Swan Designs. We … Continue reading Sussex Life

At work

It's been a tough couple of days at work. At the weekend Bodiam ran an All Souls evening event called The Red Lady - a kind of adventure game / theatre piece. I was the audience's guide as they strove to solve a series of riddles. It was great fun and wonderful to be working … Continue reading At work