British Library Acquires Kenneth Williams’ Personal Diaries and Letters

Along with the announcement of their 2016 exhibitions and displays programme, the British Library also announced that it had managed to acquire the personal archive of Kenneth Williams. The collection contains 43 43 personal diaries and approximately 2,000 letters that span the Carry On star’s entire life and career from the age of 18, until… Read More

Production Images Released for A Christmas Carol

New production images of Jim Broadbent and company in A Christmas Carol, which is currently in previews at the Noel Coward Theatre, have been released. This comic retelling of  the classic Charles Dickens book has been adapted for the stage by Patrick Barlow and is directed by Phelim McDermott. Performing alongside Jim Broadbent, the cast… Read More

British Library Announces 2016 Cultural Programme

The British Library  has today announced its 2016 programme of exhibitions and events that includes exhibitions dedicated to Shakespeare, Cervantes and Tang Xianzu.  Exhibitions: The first major new exhibition to take place at the British Library is Shakespeare in 10 Acts (15th April-6th September) -which is taking place to mark the 400th anniversary since William Shakespeare’s death.… Read More

Preview: Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds

The British Museum has announced a major new exhibition that will focus on two lost Ancient Egypt cities and their recent rediscovery beneath the Mediterranean seabed.  Opening in May 2016, Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds  is the British Museum’s first exhibition dedicated to discoveries made underneath water. The display will reveal how the rediscovery of the… Read More