Aubrey's Brief Lives

Collection of anecdotes by genial eccentric John Aubrey about the great and good of the 16th and 17th centuries, set against the story of his friendship with Oxford antiquarian Anthony Wood.

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20081124

By Nick Warburton. Collection of anecdotes by genial eccentric John Aubrey about the great and good of the 16th and 17th centuries, set against the story of his friendship with Oxford antiquarian Anthony Wood.

1/5. Replete with New Discoveries

Curmudgeonly antiquarian Anthony Wood and brilliant eccentric John Aubrey embark together on a singular endeavour.

John Aubrey....James Fleet

Anthony Wood....John Rowe

Directed by Abigail le Fleming.

20081125

By Nick Warburton. Collection of anecdotes by genial eccentric John Aubrey about the great and good of the 16th and 17th centuries, set against the story of his friendship with Oxford antiquarian Anthony Wood.

2/5. This Is the Man

Aubrey's first batch of notes fails to meet Wood's rigorous standards, and there is a nasty surprise around the corner.

John Aubrey....James Fleet

Anthony Wood....John Rowe

Directed by Abigail le Fleming.

20081126

By Nick Warburton. Collection of anecdotes by genial eccentric John Aubrey about the great and good of the 16th and 17th centuries, set against the story of his friendship with Oxford antiquarian Anthony Wood.

3/5. Such Idle Fellows As I Am

With his publication deadline fast approaching, Wood struggles to find Aubrey.

John Aubrey....James Fleet

Anthony Wood....John Rowe

Directed by Abigail le Fleming.

20081127

By Nick Warburton. Collection of anecdotes by genial eccentric John Aubrey about the great and good of the 16th and 17th centuries, set against the story of his friendship with Oxford antiquarian Anthony Wood.

4/5. Hardened by Degrees

The book is published, but disaster strikes.

John Aubrey....James Fleet

Anthony Wood....John Rowe

Directed by Abigail le Fleming.

20081128

By Nick Warburton. Collection of anecdotes by genial eccentric John Aubrey about the great and good of the 16th and 17th centuries, set against the story of his friendship with Oxford antiquarian Anthony Wood.

5/5. Sudden Ease

A dying Wood receives an unexpected visitor.

John Aubrey....James Fleet

Anthony Wood....John Rowe

Directed by Abigail le Fleming.

01Replete With New Discoveries20081124

Curmudgeonly antiquarian Anthony Wood and brilliant eccentric John Aubrey embark together on a singular endeavour.

  • anthony wood....John Rowe
  • by Nick Warburton
  • john aubrey....James Fleet
  • directed by.... - abigail le fleming

  • 01Replete With New Discoveries20081124

    Curmudgeonly antiquarian Anthony Wood and brilliant eccentric John Aubrey embark together on a singular endeavour.

  • anthony wood....John Rowe
  • by Nick Warburton
  • john aubrey....James Fleet
  • directed by.... - abigail le fleming

  • 02This Is The Man20081125

    Aubrey's first batch of notes fails to meet Wood's rigorous standards, and there is a nasty surprise around the corner.

    02This Is The Man20081125

    Aubrey's first batch of notes fails to meet Wood's rigorous standards, and there is a nasty surprise around the corner.

    03Such Idle Fellows As I Am20081126

    With his publication deadline fast approaching, Wood struggles to find Aubrey.

    03Such Idle Fellows As I Am20081126

    With his publication deadline fast approaching, Wood struggles to find Aubrey.

    04Hardened By Degrees20081127

    The book is published, but disaster strikes.

    By Nick Warburton.

    John Aubrey....James Fleet

    Anthony Wood....John Rowe

    Directed by Abigail le Fleming.

    04Hardened By Degrees20081127

    The book is published, but disaster strikes.

    By Nick Warburton.

    John Aubrey....James Fleet

    Anthony Wood....John Rowe

    Directed by Abigail le Fleming.

    05 LASTSudden Ease20081128

    A dying Wood receives an unexpected visitor.

    By Nick Warburton.

    Collection of anecdotes by genial eccentric John Aubrey about the great and good of the 16th and 17th centuries, set against the story of his friendship with Oxford antiquarian Anthony Wood.

    John Aubrey....James Fleet

    Anthony Wood....John Rowe

    Directed by Abigail le Fleming.

    05 LASTSudden Ease20081128

    A dying Wood receives an unexpected visitor.

    By Nick Warburton.

    Collection of anecdotes by genial eccentric John Aubrey about the great and good of the 16th and 17th centuries, set against the story of his friendship with Oxford antiquarian Anthony Wood.

    John Aubrey....James Fleet

    Anthony Wood....John Rowe

    Directed by Abigail le Fleming.