Author and head teacher Dr Paul Doherty OBE will give a talk on the darker side of English Royalty at Wanstead Oxfam.

Dr Doherty, is the head teacher of Trinity High School in Woodford Green, but he has also written dozens of historical mystery novels.

He will give a talk entitled ‘The Murderous History of our Royal Family’ at the Oxfam shop in High Street, Wanstead on February 21 from 7pm-9pm.

Due to space constraints the event will be ticketed. To reserve a place just pop into the shop.

There is no charge for the talk, but Oxfam is encouraging a 50p donation to the charity.