Tuesday Apr 15th, 2014

Leonardo da Vinci myths, explained

By Kandice Rawlings
Leonardo da Vinci was born 562 years ago today, and we’re still fascinated with his life and work. It’s no real mystery why – he was an extraordinary person, a genius and a celebrity in his own lifetime. He left behind some remarkable artifacts in the form of paintings and writings and drawings on all manner of subjects. read more »

Thursday Jul 31st, 2014

Barry, Bond, and music on film

On 31 July 1987, The Living Daylights was released
Tuesday Jul 29th, 2014

How much do you know about early Hollywood’s leading ladies?

A quiz about Hollywood’s early female stars.
Thursday Jul 24th, 2014

Echoes of Billie Holiday in Fancy Free

An extract from Bernstein Meets Broadway
Tuesday
Jul 22nd, 2014

Debussy and the Great War

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Saturday
Jul 19th, 2014

Contested sites on India’s Deccan Plateau

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Friday
Jul 18th, 2014

In remembrance of Elaine Stritch

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Thursday
Jul 17th, 2014

Characters of the Odyssey in Ancient Art

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Sunday
Jul 13th, 2014

Fútbol and faith: the World Cup and Ramadan

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Sunday
Jul 13th, 2014

Countries of the World Cup: Germany

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Saturday
Jul 12th, 2014

Countries of the World Cup: Netherlands

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Saturday
Jul 12th, 2014

Songs for the Games

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Friday
Jul 11th, 2014

Countries of the World Cup: Argentina

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Thursday
Jul 10th, 2014

Scenes from the Odyssey in Ancient Art

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