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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Online References

The Elizabeth Files, 16 August, 2010

The Arts Newspaper, 25 August 2010—%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:

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

Newspapers, Magazines and Journals

The Times, Nancy Durrant, 23 August 2008

The Telegraph, Stephen Adams, 16 October 2009

Biggleswade Today, Hayley O'Keefe, 25 February 2010

History Today, Kathryn Hadley, 17 June 2010

The Spectator, Dan Jones, 16 May 2009

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

Bedfordshire on Sunday, Sue Brickay, 15 June 2008

The Ringing World, Robert Lewis, 7 January 2011

El Correo, Inigo Gurruchaga, 20 January 2010

World News Journal, May Zhao, July 2010

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


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

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

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


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)

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

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