Not to Philippa it wasn't; her expert opinion was that the reconstructed face was most certainly 'not the face of a tyrant'. We can now rest easy in the safe knowledge that the much maligned Richard III doesn't look
like a villain so can't have been
I assume she feels much the same about cuddly old Uncle Stalin. The debates about Lizzie Borden can also be put to bed - look at her:
A sweet, slightly dippy looking Victorian spinster. "I'm sorry, but this is not the face of an axe-murderess!!!!"
Well, if Lizzie Borden can be acquitted (as she was), there's hope for anyone!
All this talk of Richard III and Simon Farnaby is making me wonder about "Horrible Histories". I know it's the wrong thread, but does anyone know when Series 5 is due?