The most scenic view in London can be found atop Primrose Hill, according to the results of a new survey to find the UK’s favourite views.
The widow of a successful industrialist turned her inherited fortune towards the creation of one of Britain’s greatest libraries: The John Rylands Library, Manchester. Steven Brindle explains the story of her foundation and admires the library’s architectural splendour, with photographs by Will Pryce.
Years of archaeological research now suggest that Neolithic Britons lugged massive elements of the iconic monument from far-flung reaches of the island.
If you’ve been binging on the likes of Bridgerton these past few months, then you probably have the desire to put on your best clothes and run through the corridors of an old stately home.
The British Highway Code – ‘…a guide to the proper use of the highway and a code of good manners…’ – celebrates the 90th anniversary of its first publication in 2021.
“It’s a massive kick in the willy.” That’s how Nick Frost has described Amazon Prime Video’s decision to cancel his comedy Truth Seekers.
‘Downton Abbey’ Sequel Film Edges Closer
One of the worst kept secrets in the UK biz is closer to becoming a reality, as Carnival Films gears up to shoot a sequel Downton Abbey feature in the coming weeks. Hugh Bonneville told BBC Radio 2 today that planets are aligning on the second film. “There is certainly the intention to do it. We would love to do it, we are desperate to do it, and I think it’s the sort of pleasurable release of a movie like the first one was, that audiences would enjoy after all of this mess we have been through,” he said. Bonneville’s comments come as the Daily Mail reported that legendary French actress Nathalie Baye is joining the cast to give the aristocratic drama a Gallic twist.
Over the Garden Wall creator Patrick McHale is developing Redwall Netflix feature film and TV series adaptations of the beloved Brian Jacques books.
Six of the most spectacular railways in Scotland, from the world-famous West Highland Line to day trips from Glasgow and Edinburgh.
Hundreds of pictures taken decades ago in the Shetland Islands, off northern Scotland, were saved from being thrown away. Now, they are finding new life online.
EXCLUSIVE: The Gilded Age cast continues to grow. Julian Fellowes’ HBO period drama has added four actors Sullivan Jones, Linda Emond, Michel Gill and Ward Horton – as recurring guest stars J…
A “team member” tested positive for the virus, leading Warner Bros to shut down the shoot.
Oh no. How will we endure this extra wait for another mediocre sequel?
The BBC and PBS are co-producing a series in which Lucy Worsley will attempt to shed light on history’s biggest unsolved mysteries.
The BBC and Warner Bros-owned Twenty Twenty have postponed production on David Olusoga’s hit history series A House Through Time.
Darn. One of the best history shows in recent years!
A brand new London Underground-style map, known as the Greenground Map, shows you all of the city’s parks, green spaces and waterways for you to explore.
As the 19th century draws to a close, London is beset by the “Touched” people, mostly women, who suddenly manifest abnormal abilities — some charming, some very disturbing. Among them are Amalia True (Laura Donnelly), a mysterious, quick-fisted widow, and Penance Adair (Ann Skelly), a brilliant young inventor. They are the champions of this new underclass, making a home for the Touched, while fighting the forces of — well, pretty much all the forces — to make room for those whom history as we know it has no place.
This looks interesting!
It’s almost here! After five years of research and development, JetBlue is finally ready to show off its next-generation business-class product, launching soon on flights to Europe and within the U.S. Each new business-class seat will offer a sliding door, and every cabin will feature two versions of the new product. First, the airline’s extra-spacious …
The Cranebank centre, near Heathrow, was used to train some 17,000 cabin crew and 4,000 pilots, equipping them for emergencies on its Boeing 737 simulator.
The Elizabeth Line, a more expensive feat of engineering than the Channel Tunnel, is over budget and beset by delays, but is making up for lost time to open by Christmas, months earlier than expected
The Lamb & Flag played host to Graham Greene and CS Lewis and inspired Thomas Hardy. Its closure is a loss to British cultural history
I weep for how Britain will be changed when travelers are finally able to return…