Robin Hood

British theme parks are on a roll(ercoaster)

The Sheriff of Nottingham once (allegedly) outlawed Robin Hood for the forcible redistribution of wealth; now Nottinghamshire County Council intends to spend £13m using his name to enrich the local area. The Council has announced plans to build an amusement park in Sherwood Forest, Discover Robin Hood, which it hopes will attract major investment.

Screen kings and queens

As The King's Speech is released, Gerard Gilbert surveys the tumultuous history of monarchs on film and TV, and offers suggestions for future royal appointments

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