There’s a fantastically adorned chair in the Iron Age roundhouse at Flag Fen, with ‘Bard of the Fens’ carved across the back. If anyone deserved to inherit that mantle (or at least borrow it from Francis Pryor!) it had to be Tony.
Instantly putting us all at ease, Tony took us on a personal journey, describing himself as an ‘archaeological storyteller’ and explaining how he had come to love the past. With his irreverent style honed, like a cunning plan, in West End theatre land – his mission in life is to undermine the ‘academic conspiracy’ that tries to make archaeology boring and inaccessible. This clip is from the question and answer session – but gives a brief flavour of the fabulous, thought-provoking time that was had by all.
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