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News | Published: Tue 11 Nov 2008

ImageThe Fitzwilliam Museum in the news

Discover more about the new exhibition ‘I turned it into a palace’: Sir Sydney Cockerell and The Fitzwilliam Museum with this selection of video, audio and reviews on the Web.

* A one-hour documentary on 'I turned it into a palace' will be broadcast on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire’s Eclectic Light Show arts programme with Mandy Morton between 7pm and 8pm on Wednesday, 12 November (FM 96 and BBC Radio Cambridgeshire Online). This audio will also be available as a ‘Listen Again’ feature for a week after the initial broadcast, available from the website above.

* A video on Cambridge News Online (Internet Explorer only) features an interview with the exhibition’s curator Dr. Stella Panayotova at the launch of ‘I turned it into a palace’, discussing Sir Sydney Cockerell’s impact on the museum world and his revolutionary effect on the collections and buildings of The Fitzwilliam Museum.

* The Times’ four-star review of ‘I turned it into a palace’ explores the exhibition, and examines the history of one of its key exhibits: the Macclesfield Psalter.