Showing how it’s done.
Joseph Haydn's visits to London changed the course of music history.
Moving, insightful, intelligent.
Without labouring the point, Xavier Dolan's new film explores the hemmed in existence of the mobile generation.
Gone is the winter of our discontent.
Shakespeare has largely shaped our understanding of the king – and all the while the real Richard lay entombed in a carpark.
Terry making Jack and me honorary wizards of Unseen University.
Terry Pratchett, Jack Cohen and Ian Stewart wrote a series of four books on the science of Discworld.
Cersei Lannister – or is it Margaret of Anjou?
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It’s hard to imagine a more fitting venue for a show based on George R R Martin’s notoriously brutal novels.
A daunting task awaits.
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With past controversies ranging from restoration to public toilets and present ones from oil sponsorship to selfie sticks, Gabriele Finaldi has a daunting task on his hands.
Onlookers jockey for position as a fifer plays ‘God Save the Queen’ for Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.
Hoopla for Princess Diana or Prince Harry is one thing. But wonkish, middle-aged Prince Charles?
Mamma mia …
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If Elton was to take a look through fashion boycotts in the past, he wouldn't find a great track record (not that he seems too set on this one anyway).
The remains of Cervantes.
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So what does the discovery of this great author's bones actually change?
The UK’s tenth most popular tourist attraction.
The Library of Birmingham was one of the UK's top ten tourist attractions in 2014. But this won't save it.
Pratchett speaking at a Right to Die event in 2012.
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The widely loved author's legacy was far from confined to the fantastic worlds he created in his books.
Invoking Magna Carta in 1817.
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In its 800-year history, the revered document has been called upon in interesting ways.