Mary Rose update: Portsmouth University Chancellor Sandi Toksvig is thrilled with museum

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TV star Sandi Toksvig, chancellor of the University of Portsmouth, today described the Mary Rose Museum as fantastic.

She said: ‘The museum is bringing a total focus to the historic dockyard.

Sandy Toksvig at Southsea Castle. Picture: Ian Hargreaves  (131442-13)

Sandy Toksvig at Southsea Castle. Picture: Ian Hargreaves (131442-13)

‘There is so much to see there and the sea runs through our DNA so it’s great we have such a wealth of maritime history.’

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