A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Hermia and her lover Lysander elope from Athens, only to become tangled with squabbling fairies in the woods.
Based on the play by William Shakespeare
British Mandatory Palestine
The British had some difficulty fulfilling all the promises made to their wartime Allies.
An 18th century bon viveur and virtuoso violinist,
Thomas Erskine is currently being ‘rediscovered’ by the classical music industry.
Music by Thomas Erskine, Earl of Kellie
Dud Dudley: Iron Man
The 17th-century entrepreneur developed a way of smelting iron with coke rather than charcoal, but the Civil War frustrated his plans.
The railway earned a special place in history as the first to be designed for steam locomotives only.
Suetonius Paulinus, Governor of Britain, hoped to enhance his reputation.
Based on an account by Cornelius Tacitus
Cats do have a conscience: it tells them when to look innocent.
Jerome K. Jerome
Intellectual learning is to be respected, but it should never be confused with good character.
William Murdoch’s experiments with steam traction impressed his next-door neighbour, with world-changing results.