The story of Oliver Cromwell’s head is perhaps the most bizarre, yet least well known, of all tales from English history. From regal burial, to exhumation and decapitation, this relic of our only non-
The Firewater Partnership has produced CROMWELL’S HEAD, a one-
CROMWELL’S HEAD unravels a mystery, and brings to light a variety of strange tales. By looking at the passions, public and private, aroused by Cromwell and his head, it illuminates how British attitudes to monarchy, democracy and radicalism were formed – and how they have changed, since our civil war over 350 years ago.
CROMWELL’S HEAD features interviews from authoritative historians and politicians, and forensic experts. It uses photographs and documents, recently unearthed, which have been hidden from the public for the past two centuries.
Among the politicians and academics throwing light on Cromwell’s legacy and historical impact are The Right Hon. Frank Dobson, Douglas Carswell MP, Dr. Patrick Little of the The History of Parliament Trust, Prof. Blair Worden, Dr. Micheál Ó Siochrú of Trinity College Dublin, and Dr. Frances Larson author of “Severed”. The music is written by Emlyn Ellis Addison, the award-
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