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Richard III book launched

A new book is being published today about how the body of Richard III was discovered buried under a council car park in Leicester.

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Screenwriter wants Richard Armitage as Richard III in film

Screenwriter and author, Philippa Langley, has confirmed she is involved with talks over a potential Hollywood film about King Richard III, and she wants Leicestershire actor Richard Armitage to play the leading role.

Speaking at the launch of her new book on the last Plantagenet King, she picks out the Spooks and Hobbit star as her choice to play Richard III, but does not know if it he wants to take on the part.

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