Rex Factor: Live Tour – Last Chance for Tickets!

For the first time ever, Rex Factor is going on tour! We’re doing 6 dates across the UK in November 2018, each night doing a different show where we pit two monarchs against each other and the audience gets to pick the winner. After that, we will host a Q&A and then (if you want) you can come up after the show and say hello! The first three nights have sold out but tickets are still available for Leeds, Manchester and Glasgow, so book now for your chance to see Rex Factor recorded live! Click the link below to book tickets, or read on for more information about the what we’ve got in store (Warning – if you don’t want to know the results of the English/Scottish play-offs, don’t read on!)

http://myticket.co.uk/artists/rex-factor

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Rex Factor the Animated Show – Complete!

After three years hard work, Rex Factor the Animated Show is finally complete! We are thrilled with the final version – Tinmouse Animation have done a fantastic job bringing us and Richard III to life, and we are so grateful to all the wonderful people who helped make this possible by contributing to the Kickstarter campaign.

The episode is available to watch now on our YouTube Channel – please watch the show, click the thumbs up like button and then tell everyone you know to do the same!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzDMuHT2IQ8&feature=youtu.be

Rex Factor Live Tour – November 2018

Hugely exciting news at Rex Factor HQ – we’re going on tour! We will be doing 6 UK dates in November 2018 where we bring our podcast format to the live arena. We’re really excited about this and hope that all our lovely listeners will come along and make this a real success. We’ll be doing a series of grudge matches between some of the all-time greats of Rex Factor and the audience gets to pick the winner each night & then ask us anything in a Q&A.

Tickets are available NOW from this address:

http://myticket.co.uk/artists/rex-factor

Scottish Play-Offs: Grand Final

It’s the Grand Final of Scottish Rex Factor! Time to decide who is Scotland’s greatest and Rexiest monarch – will it be Constantine II, Robert the Bruce, James IV or Mary Queen of Scots? Unlike the First Round of the play-offs, the Grand Final is 100% public vote, so make sure you have your say! Click here to listen to the podcast episode for the Grand Final, or read on for a quick summary on the four monarchs. If you know who you want to vote for then click the link to the survey below:

https://www.eSurveysPro.com/Survey.aspx?id=4520f9fc-22b0-40a8-8f9f-aa9c123b0e31

 

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Scottish Play-Offs: Grand Final Voting

The Grand Final of the Scottish Rex Factor Play-Offs is now open – and it’s entirely done to the public to pick the winner! Click here to listen to the podcast episode for the Grand Final where we compare Constantine II, Robert the Bruce, James IV and Mary Queen of Scots. If you already know who you want to vote for, the link to the survey is just below:

https://www.eSurveysPro.com/Survey.aspx?id=4520f9fc-22b0-40a8-8f9f-aa9c123b0e31

 

Scottish Play-Offs: Group C

The third and final first-round group in the Scottish Play-Offs sees the first monarch, Kenneth MacAlpin, pitted against the very last, James VI. James faces the daunting prospect of competing against his own mother, Mary Queen of Scots, while amidst all these famous names the top seed is actually Alexander II. Click here to listen to the podcast episode for Group C, or read on for a quick summary on the four monarchs. If you know who you want to vote for then click the link to the survey below:

https://www.eSurveysPro.com/Survey.aspx?id=05add7ee-f4a5-4560-af52-92718eabef19

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Scottish Play-Offs: Group C Voting

Our third play-off group is now live, meaning that you have a chance to vote! Click here to listen to the podcast episode for Group B where we compare Kenneth MacAlpin, Alexander II, Mary Queen of Scots and James VI. If you already know who you want to vote for, the link to the survey is just below:

https://www.eSurveysPro.com/Survey.aspx?id=05add7ee-f4a5-4560-af52-92718eabef19

Scottish Play-Offs: Group B

Our second play-off group is now live, meaning that you have a chance to vote! Click here to listen to the podcast episode for Group B where we compare Kenneth II, Malcolm II, David I and James IV or read on to get an overview of how they compare. If you already know who you want to vote for, the link to the survey is just below:

https://www.eSurveysPro.com/Survey.aspx?id=9e72b43b-6a05-4c15-9e45-eccf93494cdc

 

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Scottish Play-Offs: Group B Voting

Our second play-off group is now live, meaning that you have a chance to vote! Click here to listen to the podcast episode for Group B where we compare Kenneth II, Malcolm II, David I and James IV. If you already know who you want to vote for, the link to the survey is just below:

https://www.eSurveysPro.com/Survey.aspx?id=9e72b43b-6a05-4c15-9e45-eccf93494cdc

James II of Scotland (1437-60)

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After a succession of ineffective monarchs and the assassination of his own father, James II was facing a difficult reign as King of Scots. Throw into the mix an overmighty subject with the 8th Earl Douglas and the fact that he was only a child when he became king and it looks even trickier. However, James II was a young man full of energy and determination, but would it be enough for him to be the first successful Stewart monarch? Listen to his podcast episode here or read on to find out more.

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