The Eagle (of the Ninth) film and book | Rosemary Sutcliff | Google Watch

Rosemary Sutcliff (not Sutcliffe) has been read ‘a lot’ in May with home-schooler Mama Crow.  In an article about the re-development of York museum The Yorkshire Post has been spelling Sutcliff wrongly, with an E, like others who should know better, but Marcus Flavius Acquila has put them right in the comments. Historical Tapestry has been listing a coming re-issue of three of Rosemary Sutcliff’s books , The Eagle of the Ninth Chronicles, Read More »

Rosemary Sutcliff at the Guardian Hay Festival?

In her bestselling historical novel The Eagle of the Ninth, now being made into a film, Rosemary Sutcliff once wrote that Marcus, the hero, at his uncle’s house one evening thought the room  ” … seemed to shimmer with a faint air  of festival …”. Read More »

BBC Radio 7 broadcasts The Eagle of the Ninth | BBC Radio 7 Head of Programmes recommends Rosemary Sutcliff blog!

This Rosemary Sutcliff blog was praised by the Head of programmes at BBC Radio 7 in her weekly newsletter. Thank you!  Much more important, a radio adaptation of The Eagle of the Ninth (also now becoming a film) was broadcast last week – Romie (for that is what I knew her as) would have been delighted, and so pleased that listeners appreciated it (although not all -se a detailed critique froma very disappointed listener in comments below). Maybe join me in signing up to the excellent  newsletter …  and do add a comment about your view.Read More »

The Eagle (of the Ninth) film opens in USA in 2011 | Rosemary Sutcliff Discovery of the Day

The Eagle , film of the Rosemary Sutcliff book The Eagle of the Ninth, will now open across the USA on Friday, February 25th, 2011 (not this year in September). Focus Features’s press release yesterday says:  Read More »

Rosemary Sutcliff’s The Eagle of the Ninth on BBC Radio 7 | Sword and Sandals Radio | Sutcliff Discovery of the Day

Rosemary Sutcliff bestseller The Eagle of the Ninth is on BBC Radio next week: it may be that the Beeb has been stirred by the coming film. Is this ‘sword and sandals’  or ‘swords and sandals’ radio?

Source: BBC Radio 7 Programmes – Rosemary Sutcliff’s The Eagle of the Ninth – Episodes coming up.