Tag: Kathryn Robinson

“Who Do You Think You Are Kidding, Mr Hitler?” The Timeless Appeal of Dad’s Army and its Historical Relevance

Written by Kathryn Robinson. Edited by Sam Ellis. When Bud Flanagan sings that famous first line of the theme tune, you know that you are about to witness thirty minutes of relentless mockery of the Home Guard. Or do you?…

“The People’s Princess” versus “The Most Hunted Person of the Modern Age”: Oratorical Reactions to the Death of Princess Diana

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Written by Kathryn Robinson. Edited by Eleanor Winn. In the mists of my memory I recall a picture of my four-year-old self watching on the television in my living room a man sitting at a piano and singing into a…

Tintin and the Telephone

Written by Sam Ellis. Researched by Harry Ellis. Edited by Kathryn Robinson. The Tintin comic books are now a collection read and loved around the world. It has become a major franchise with animated films, action figures and, of course,…

ANNE BOLEYN: GUILTY AS CHARGED?

Article by Kathryn Robinson. Edited and Researched by Rob Russell.   At the moment, Anne Boleyn is everywhere. The BBC is currently airing a series of programmes which included ‘The Last Days of Anne Boleyn’ in which historians debated various…