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Peasants, sword fights and spirits: The Cambridgeshire farm transformed for medieval drama

A farmyard in Cambridgeshire has been transported back hundreds of years for the filming of a new medieval fantasy production.

The series, which is called Ren, has been partly funded by donations from fans of the director's work. It will be released on the internet next year.

Click below to watch as ITV News Anglia's Stuart Leithes takes a look behind the scenes.


Pictures and drawings by notorious prisoner Charles Bronson go under the hammer

Picture by notorious prisoner Charles Bronson.

A collection of pictures and drawings by notorious prisoner Charles Bronson go under the hammer in Northamptonshire this afternoon.

Picture by notorious prisoner Charles Bronson.

The 200 lots, being sold at J.P Humbert auctioneers in Towcester, are expected to fetch thousands of pounds.

There has already been interest from buyers in Japan, America and Australia.

Picture by notorious prisoner Charles Bronson.

Blisworth Tunnel: Two centuries of history

In the early 1800s a feat of engineering was achieved on the Grand Union Canal in Northamptonshire with the completion of Blisworth Tunnel.

For centuries it drew in visitors and provided a link to London, but in the 1970s it closed because of fears it could collapse.

A few years later another major engineering project got underway, to shore up the tunnel near Northampton and re-open it. Now, 30 years on, the tunnel that links the villages of Blisworth and Stoke Bruene is back at the heart of the local community.

ITV News Anglia's Olivia Paterson's taken a trip through the tunnel, and a look back at its fascinating history.

Duchess of Cambridge lookalike busier than ever

With the announcement of another baby on the way for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge a mum from Northamptonshire who makes her living as a Kate lookalike is as busy as ever.

We first met Heidi Agan two years ago when she gave up waitressing to be a full time Duchess double and Stuart Leithes has been speaking to Heidi about how it has changed her life.

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