Anthony Oakshett

Anthony Oakshett is a versatile professional painter equally at home composing portraits and very large scale canvases. His commissions have taken him to many parts of Britain and overseas.

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Media

Online References

The Elizabeth Files, 16 August, 2010

http://www.elizabethfiles.com/painting-the-armada-exhibition/4086/

The Arts Newspaper, 25 August 2010

http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/International%2Bnews%2Bin%2Bbrief%2B—%C2%A0August%2B2010/21329

Parliamentary History, Wiley Online Library, Malcolm Hay, 1 October 2010 (subscription required online)

Parliamentary History, Wiley Online Library, Stephen Farrell, 1 October 2010 (subscription required online)

Armada Exhibition:

http://www.parliament.uk/visiting/exhibitions-and-events/exhibitions/armada-exhibition/

The Anglo-Spanish Society, Quarterly Review, Summer 2010, Sandra Coombs (page 13)

http://www.anglospanishsociety.org/downloads/ASQR226.pdf

Newspapers, Magazines and Journals

The Times, Nancy Durrant, 23 August 2008 

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/visual_arts/article4579923.ece

The Telegraph, Stephen Adams, 16 October 2009

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/culturenews/6336147/House-of-Lords-to-get-Armada-paintings-160-years-late.html

Biggleswade Today, Hayley O'Keefe, 25 February 2010

http://www.biggleswadetoday.co.uk/news/video_re_creating_the_armada_tapestries_1_1100000

History Today, Kathryn Hadley, 17 June 2010

http://historytodaymagazine.blogspot.com/2010/06/painting-armada-at-house-of-lords.html

The Spectator, Dan Jones, 16 May 2009

http://www.spectator.co.uk/arts-and-culture/featured/3614533/all-hands-on-deck-at-westminster.html

Luton on Sunday, Hayley O'Keefe, 10 August 2008

http://www.luton-dunstable.co.uk/Videos/New-tapestry-set-to-commemorate-Armada-triumph.htm

Bedfordshire on Sunday, Sue Brickay, 15 June 2008

http://www.bedfordshire-news.co.uk/News/Armada-art-project-sails-into-county-stately-home.htm

The Ringing World, Robert Lewis, 7 January 2011

http://www.ringingworld.co.uk/news-articles/this-week/541.html

El Correo, Inigo Gurruchaga, 20 January 2010

http://www.hoy.es/20100120/sociedad/invencible-regresa-lores-20100120.html

World News Journal, May Zhao, July 2010

http://gb.cri.cn/1321/2010/06/25/1427s2899621.htm

History Today, Sara Gristwood, Volume 60 Issue 9 (subscription required online)

Radio

BBC Radio 4, Front Row, 15 October 2009, John Wilson

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00n4xj6

BBC Radio 4, Front Row, 17 June 2010, John Wilson

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00snq0w

BBC Radio 4, Today in Parliament, 18 June 2010

BBC Three Counties Radio, Breakfast Show, Recorded interview, 29 March 2010

BBC Three Counties Radio, Breakfast Show, Live interview, 18 May 2010

BBC Three Counties Radio In Pictures

http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/threecounties/hi/people_and_places/history/newsid_8593000/8593039.stm

Television

BBC Look East, 18 March, 2010

**( The 'thirty six colours' refers to the premixed tubs of paint that were used for 'blocking in the compositions, and not to some extraordinary feat of limitation that we set ourselves)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NVjrmtp_WAs

BBC Parliament 'RAISING THE ARMADA' Part 1, First broadcast, 10 April 2010

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/8611457.stm

BBC Parliament 'RAISING THE ARMADA' Part 2, First broadcast, 22 December 2010