From our partners at the Wallace Collection The Wallace Collection has announced a series of talks to coincide with its ongoing exhibit The Lost King: Imagining Richard III.  Talks will feature special guests Philippa Langley, Dan Jones, and Tobias Capwell, and take place in person at the museum. American Branch members will receive a discounted admission price of 10GBP (must present membership card or #) for in-person talks.  (The talks

  Old chums reunite for an album and a song about Richard III UK rock group The Blintz Band has written a song about Richard’s last battle, death, and rediscovery called ‘Ambion Hill,’ which features on their EP ‘God’s Golfball.’ The group features Kevin Bainbridge (vocals, rhythm guitar), Colin Barratt (vocals, Bass guitar) and Ian ‘Ted’ Hay (Drums & percussion.) The band’s members all grew up and met in Seaham,

Watch “The Lost King” Trailer We at the American Branch are very excited to finally get a glimpse of The Lost King in the new trailer which was released this week.  This much-anticipated film tells the story of Philippa Langley’s quest for the remains of Richard III.  Award-winning actress Sally Hawkins (Persuasion, The Shape of Water) plays Philippa and Harry Llyod plays King Richard.  Mr. Llyod (who happens to be a

Wallace Collection Formally Announces Richard III Exhibit The Wallace Collection has released an official press release regarding their forthcoming Richard III exhibition, “The Lost King.”  The American Branch is proud to be a co-sponsor of the exhibit, and by way of thanking us, Toby Capwell will present a special Zoom webinar for our members in the coming months.  (More details TBA!) THE LOST KING, a new feature film from Pathé,