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'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.
'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence
Background fire ambience by inchadney from freesound.org
Quote from Seamus Heaney’s interpretation of Beowulf, opening lines
Leeeerooooy Jeeeeeenkiiiins… (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leeroy_Jenkins)
I clank for coffee
Introduction to Beowulf
Kate’s Beowulf in under 5 minutes – in about 11 minutes…
Hrothogar, king of the Danes. He builds the feasting hall, Heorot.
Anglo Saxon disco balls.
Warrior on a stick.
Hrothgar is married to Wealthow, and they send out a cry for help.
Beowulf comes, and fights with Grendel.
Grendel’s mum takes nark
Unferth makes a late entrance
Suzanne has to go rethink some stuff…
Beowulf fights Grendel’s mother
Beowulf is king in Geatland
Always turn left at Alberquerque
A thief steals from the dragon
Dragon attack by Michael Bay
‘He’s got the same eyes’
A kingdom dragonectomy
“It’s dangerous to go alone, take this…” quote from the 1986 action-adventure Nintendo game The Legend of Zelda
‘I am issuing you this mortal blow...’
How to find us online
Quote from Seamus Heaney’s interpretation of Beowulf – Beowulf’s funeral.