Who was James VI? How did he escape the Gunpowder Plot?
King James oversaw a relatively peaceful reign, despite Guy Fawkes trying to blow up the Houses of Parliament. He was King of Scotland as James VI from 1567 and King of England and Ireland as…
The Winter’s Tale: a festive feast in the West End
As Kenneth Branagh’s yearlong season in the West End’s Garrick Theatre continues, we review his seasonal programme, including The Winter’s Tale starring Judi Dench.