The world’s oldest play is revived to spectacular effect in a Welsh military range – but Xerxes never had to worry about CCTV...
My parents were... supportive, creative and inspiring. My mother was an optical receptionist and my father had his own television sales company.
Our writer takes a walk, smells the flowers, and feels better. Green exercise works – and anything blue, it seems, is a bonus
He had a capacity for idolatory, but it was not a passive form of hero-worship
A spike in population has led to a shortage of pupil places – and classroom space. One council has even resorted to holding lessons in a hired hall.
Leave the picnic at home: our new reviewer says finding fresh food in a summer setting can be a walk in the park
Stylish and editor, 37
Diana Raymond was the author of 24 novels, a memoir, theatre criticism, a number of lyric poems and a play about one of her heroes, John Keats.
Such as, 'How will you cut crime?' and 'What is your favourite joke'
Charlotte Mendelson thought that houses in the London enclave where she set her novel were all out of reach. Then she found the perfect doer-upper...