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Wolf Hall’s Mark Rylance graces the West End stage

Tickets go on sale and casting is announced today, including Wolf Hall's Mark Rylance, for the West End transfer of Claire Van Kampen's new play Farinelli and the King Casting has been revealed and tickets went...

Lottery cash secured to repair HMS Warrior

HMS Warrior receives £2.6million from the Heritage Lottery Fund to secure the future of historic Navy warship, HMS Warrior HMS Warrior, one of the most influential warships ever built and one of the star attractions at Portsmouth...

Over 5,000 visit King Richard III before reinterment

Over 5,000 people have already visited Leicester Cathedral to see the remains of King Richard III before the reburial ceremony on Thursday, facing queues of up to several hours The momentous historical occasion of Richard III's...

Southbank Centre comes third in list of UK’s top attractions

London's Southbank Centre secures third position in the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) members’ 2014 visitor figures It has just been announced that the Southbank Centre has secured third position in the Association of Leading...

Three of the world’s top 5 iconic landmarks are in Britain

A poll of 2,000 adults in the UK reveals the world's top 30 most iconic landmarks, and three of the top five are in Britain The world's top 30 most iconic landmarks have been revealed in...

The Duchess of Cambridge visits Downton Abbey

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge visited Ealing Studios today to celebrate the success of the award-winning period drama, Downton Abbey. The Duchess of Cambridge was guest of honour today on the set of the...

HM The Queen names P&O’s new ship Britannia

Her Majesty The Queen has named P&O's new ship Britannia, the biggest ship ever built for the British market.   At the naming ceremony in Southhampton today, Her Majesty The Queen named P&O's new ship Britannia. The Queen attended...

Intriguing storytelling event at London’s Monument

A live event held at the historic Monument attraction in the City of London will hear five original tales inspired by folklore and the iconic landmark itself The Monument, one of the City's most historic attractions,...

New programme, Nelson in his own words, to air on BBC Two this Friday

BBC Two's new drama-documentary, Nelson: In His Own Words, airing 6 March, reveals a different, complex side to Britain's greatest naval hero As Britain's greatest naval hero, Horatio Nelson was Britain’s was famed for his dash-and-glory...

Brand new portrait of the Queen to grace UK coins

Today sees the unveiling of the Queen’s fifth coin portrait - the first to be designed by a Royal Mint engraver in over 100 years The ties between the monarch and the UK monetary system The tradition of...

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