Friday Jul 27th, 2012

British Olympic lives

The London Games have unsurprisingly stimulated renewed interest in Britain’s Olympic heritage. The National Archives has made available online records of the modern Olympic and Paralympic Games. Chariots of Fire (1981), the film which tells the story of the sprint gold medals won in Paris in 1924 by Harold Abrahams and Eric Liddell, has been re-released. English Heritage commemorative blue plaques… read more »

Monday Mar 31st, 2014

“A peaceful sun gilded her evening”

Charlotte Brontë’s letter on the death of her sister Anne
Saturday Mar 29th, 2014

Five interesting facts about John Tyler

Michael Gerhardt on the former US president
Tuesday Mar 25th, 2014

Discussing Josephine Baker with Anne Cheng

Tim Allen pose a few questions to the Princeton professor
Saturday Mar 15th, 2014

Celebrating Women’s History Month

A reading list
Friday
Mar 14th, 2014

In memoriam: Tony Benn

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Thursday
Mar 13th, 2014

Women of 20th century music

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Tuesday
Feb 18th, 2014

Who shapes the history of the British Isles?

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Tuesday
Feb 11th, 2014

A virtual journey in the footsteps of Zebulon Pike

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Wednesday
Jan 15th, 2014

My dearest Xandra…

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Saturday
Dec 21st, 2013

A Nelson Mandela reading list

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Sunday
Dec 15th, 2013

Orwell in America

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Tuesday
Dec 3rd, 2013

Who’s Who in 2014 [infographics]

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Saturday
Nov 23rd, 2013

Five things you didn’t know about Franklin Pierce

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Saturday
Nov 23rd, 2013

Doctor Who at fifty

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