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Five Great British Interpretations Of Shakespeare’s ‘Richard III’

Over the next year or so, both Benedict Cumberbatch and his Sherlock colleague Martin Freeman will be playing the lead in parallel productions of Shakespeare’s Richard III. Martin live in London’s Trafalgar Studios this ...

London’s Victoria & Albert Acquires Vivien Leigh Collection

Oscar-winning British actress Vivien Leigh (Gone with the Wind, A Street Car Named Desire) was extremely meticulous in keeping journals and cataloging personal letters from friends and colleagues. London’s The Victoria & Albert ...

Shakespeare Day: In Honor of the Bard of Avon

Poet and playwright William Shakespeare is celebrated on April 23 each year, affectionately known as Shakespeare Day, and while today is not a bank holiday (people don’t get the day off of work) in the U.K.