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Writer of the month: Mike Pitts on ‘Digging for Richard III: How Archaeology Found the King’

To accompany the publication of his book ‘Digging for Richard III: How Archaeology Found the King’, Mike Pitts discusses the achievements, disputes and controversies surrounding the discovery of Richard III’s skeleton.

Mike Pitts is an archaeologist and award–winning journalist and broadcaster. He has recently co-directed an excavation at Stonehenge and led a pioneering study of an Easter Island statue. For the last ten years Mike has edited Britain’s leading archaeological magazine, British Archaeology.