The History of Leith

February 26, 2008

How Elizabeth and co. made history sexy

For the past few years it’s been all Elizabeth, the queen famous for strategically guarding her virginity, but in the coming months the big screen will be crowded with history girls who operated a more open-door policy towards sex.

First up is an adaptation of Philippa Gregory’s novel, The Other Boleyn Girl, which tells of two sisters’ rivalry for the sexual attention of Henry VIII. It really ought to be known as The Other Other Boleyn Girl, a previous adaptation having been made – on a shoestring budget – by the BBC in 2003. for more click here

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