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Tutankhamun review – they could have called it Down-tomb Abbey

It’s a Sunday-evening ITV costume drama festooned with side-partings, moustaches and awkward love-triangles. The only twist? It’s set in Egypt. Plus, real-life tomb raiding in China

The Valley of the Kings, Egypt, and a British archaeologist has a team of turbaned locals scratching and brushing away underground for him. “Mr Carter, sir!” one of them suddenly shouts excitedly. “There is a door!”

Mr Carter – Howard Carter – follows him back into the entrance, sets to work enthusiastically with his crowbar to make an opening, holding up his oil lamp. Can he see anything? I think I know this …

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