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A Pointless History of the World

by Richard Osman, Alexander Armstrong

Part of the Pointless Books Series

A Pointless History of the World Synopsis

A Pointless History of the World is a complete[1] and meticulously researched[2] series of essays on our rich and glorious past. Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman, two of the world's foremost experts on Things Before Their Time[3] take you on a step-by-step journey through history. From the Big Bang to the Fall of the Roman Empire, from the Ice Age to the Evolution of Language, from Henry VIII to Last of the Summer Wine: all of civilisation is here. A publishing first, this thoroughly comprehensive and highly ambitious quest through Time and Space is interspersed with questions for all the family from TV's most popular tea-time quiz show, Pointless. This is Alexander and Richard's biggest book yet. The book no historian can afford to be without[4], it comes complete with introduction and footnotes[5]. [1] Highly selective [2] Largely cobbled together from what we can remember from school [3] That's not even a thing [4] Under no circumstances to be used for reference [5] Um...

Book Information

ISBN: 9781473623231
Publication date: 6th October 2016
Author: Richard Osman, Alexander Armstrong
Publisher: Coronet Books an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 320 pages
Categories: Trivia & quiz question books, TV tie-in humour,

About Richard Osman, Alexander Armstrong

Richard Osman is a creative director for Endemol UK. He has worked as an executive producer on numerous shows including 8 Out of 10 Cats and 10 O'Clock Live. Richard rose to fame presenting Pointless with Alexander Armstrong. Richard's popularity and tremendous knowledge of trivia led to him presenting his own BBC quiz, Two Tribes along with Insert Name Here and Child Genius. He is also a regular on panel shows such as Have I Got News For You and writes a column for the Radio Times. Alexander Armstrong is a presenter, comedian and actor and part of the comedy duo Armstrong and ...

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