National Gallery, London
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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.
Discarded pet turtles are turning up in urban ponds across the country – with devastating consequences for indigenous wildlife
Like most of us, Charlotte Philby believed there wasn't anything wrong with the odd moan about life's little irritations. But would a challenge to quit complaining for 48 hours put a smile on her face?
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
Clouds are all sorts. They are a medium of revelation, through which the gods show themselves. They're a playground for human imagination, where we can see any number of forms and creatures ("Very like a whale!"). They are mood music, the emotional backdrop to a scene. They are complex natural phenomena, which challenge our capacity for accurate observation.
Rhiannon Batten finds the perfect places to lay your blanket this summer
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...