British Literature

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland: Royal Opera House

The Royal Ballet’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden is a show of unparallelled brilliance We knew it was going to be good: central London 2,260-seat auditoriums don’t get...

Britain’s literary legacy

Britain has a rich literary heritage, with its beautiful countryside and fascinating villages, towns and cities. But unique to Britain is the sheer variety of places within a relatively small country that have inspired...
Sherlock Holmes The Movie

Sherlock Holmes movie locations

With Guy Ritchie's recent adaptions proving a box office success, we look at locations used in his movies and other portrayals of Sherlock Holmes. Related Articles History of Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Holmes places to visit Sir Arthur Conan...

London’s Blue Plaques

Scattered across London in stately prominence and secret corners, the blue plaques scheme brings buildings to life, connecting people and places and providing an emotional engagement with the city’s rich history. On a quiet Chelsea...

You say: Jane Austen should be immortalised in a statue

Following the unveiling of a major new sculpture of Thomas Wolsey, we asked who you would like to see immortalised in stone. Your opinions were variedfrom Beatrix Potter to Billy Connolly. But there was...
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