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STRATFORD LITERARY FESTIVAL: Live and virtual from this weekend

STRATFORD LITERARY FESTIVAL: Live and virtual from this weekend

STRATFORD LITERARY FESTIVAL: Live and virtual from this weekend

Stratford Literary Festival’s Winter Weekend has kicked off with a great line up of authors speaking in exclusive online interviews. Each event costs…


Rare Fourth Folio of Shakespeare's plays goes to auction

Rare Fourth Folio of Shakespeare's plays goes to auction

Rare Fourth Folio of Shakespeare's plays goes to auction

A rare Fourth Folio of Shakespeare’s plays dating from 1685 is to go under the hammer next week when it will be sold alongside 300 valuable books. The…


RSC WINTER SEASON ANNOUNCED: David Walliams is back in Stratford!

RSC WINTER SEASON ANNOUNCED: David Walliams is back in Stratford!

RSC WINTER SEASON ANNOUNCED: David Walliams is back in Stratford!

David Walliams returns to Stratford next month bringing a bit of The Boy in the Dress razzmatazz with him. The bestselling children’s author and TV personality…


Christmas lights keep us looking on the bright side

Christmas lights keep us looking on the bright side

Christmas lights keep us looking on the bright side

Christmas lights in Stratford always lift the spirits and this year organisers hope they will be a particular bright spot – and they certainly looked…


Remembering Matilda a decade after it opened

Remembering Matilda a decade after it opened

Remembering Matilda a decade after it opened

Matilda The Musical made its premiere at Stratford ten years ago to this very day (9th November) 2020. Directed by Matthew Warchus, with book by Dennis…


Prince Charles zooms in to wish the RSC well

Prince Charles zooms in to wish the RSC well

Prince Charles zooms in to wish the RSC well

Even Royalty are now making chatty Zoom calls... President, HRH The Prince of Wales joined the RSC Zoom AGM on Friday, speaking fondly about the theatre…


RSC helps out with laptop scheme for poorer children

RSC helps out with laptop scheme for poorer children

RSC helps out with laptop scheme for poorer children

Recent research from the Sutton Trust found that a third of children in deprived areas were without access to a computer or laptop. Given the current…


LOCKDOWN LIFE: Stratford Literary Festival forges ahead with Winter Weekend

LOCKDOWN LIFE: Stratford Literary Festival forges ahead with Winter Weekend

LOCKDOWN LIFE: Stratford Literary Festival forges ahead with Winter Weekend

The Stratford Literary Festival Winter Weekend, which runs from 20th to 22nd November, has had to move all its events online due to the latest lockdown…


TOP 13 HALLOWEEN FILMS: The best scream-age kicks

TOP 13 HALLOWEEN FILMS: The best scream-age kicks

TOP 13 HALLOWEEN FILMS: The best scream-age kicks

We all know you get your nightmares on Elm Street, your shivers on Friday 13th and your screams from… well… Scream! But there are other manifestations…


INTERVIEW: RSC director Kimberley Sykes #ArtistsInRetreat

INTERVIEW: RSC director Kimberley Sykes #ArtistsInRetreat

INTERVIEW: RSC director Kimberley Sykes #ArtistsInRetreat

Theatre director and RSC regular Kimberley Sykes talks to Gill Sutherland about her experience of living life under lockdown Tell us about what you do…


Moon Museum at Compton Verney is cancelled due to weather

Moon Museum at Compton Verney is cancelled due to weather

Moon Museum at Compton Verney is cancelled due to weather

A giant replica of the moon that was meant to be in situ at Compton Verney this weekend has been cancelled due to expected wind and rain. The seven-metre…


Blue Peter badge for Yakub

Blue Peter badge for Yakub

Blue Peter badge for Yakub

Dance sensation Yakub may have narrowly missed out on the finals of this year’s Britain’s Got Talent, but the 11-year-old certainly has a bright future. Yakub…


Shakespeare first folio sells for nearly $10 million

Shakespeare first folio sells for nearly $10 million

Shakespeare first folio sells for nearly $10 million

A FIRST folio copy of William Shakespeare's plays from 1623 has sold at auction in New York for nearly $10m (£7.7m). The sale is a new world record for…


Izzy is a winner in top nursing awards

Izzy is a winner in top nursing awards

Izzy is a winner in top nursing awards

SHE'S a winner! The nurse who featured on the front page of the Herald in August after being nominated for the Patient’s Choice category of the RCNi Nurse…


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