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Spotlight on... Romeo and Juliet

09/04/2018 by Victoria Heward
“O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?” Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare   Shakespeare’s tragic romance of Romeo and Juliet...

Culture: The importance of Shakespeare today

09/04/2018 by Victoria Heward
Shakespeare wrote 37 plays and 154 sonnets and he is still the most studied and performed writer ever. In fact he is more popular today than he has been...

Cinema: The Importance of Being Earnest

03/01/2018 by Victoria Heward
The Importance of Being Earnest is probably Oscar Wilde’s most famous play. It first appeared on the London stage in 1895 and delighted theatre audiences...

Spotlight on... The Hound of the Baskervilles

25/10/2017 by Victoria Heward
“The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes.”   Sir Arthur Conan Doyle published his first collection of crime...

Culture: Red Herrings

25/10/2017 by Victoria Heward
‘Whodunnit’ stories (crime fiction where you have to guess who did it) often use a technique called a red herring to make the story more interesting....

History: Sherlock Holmes’ London

25/10/2017 by Victoria Heward
Victorian London was the perfect setting for Sherlock Holmes and his mysteries. The end of the nineteenth century was a time of great industrial and social...