A compendium of extremely interesting and slightly strange true stories
Did you know that Hitler wanted to change the rules of cricket?
Or that a 61-year-old retiree once stole a million-pound portrait from the National Gallery in protest at his TV licence?
Have you heard about the baron framed for a bank robbery by the South African secret police who was spared jail because of a truanting schoolboy?
Or that the world’s first cash machine had a small man hidden inside on its launch day in case of a breakdown?
All this, and much, much more in this entertaining must-have collection of amazing facts and strange-but-true stories that will fascinate the whole family.
Based on true stories featured on The One Show.
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