Award-winning history playwright, Howard Brenton, whose previous plays include Anne Boleyn (Shakespeare’s Globe) and Drawing the Line (about the 1964 Indian Partition at Hampstead Theatre) introduces his latest play about T. E. Lawrence’s new life after Arabia
Few events have been as romanticised and misunderstood as the Jacobite Rebellion. And, as Jacqueline Riding explains, politics has brought its myths to the fore once again.
There are to sides to every story but the survival of sources from antiquity means we do not always see both. Tim Whitmarsh calls for a more nuanced view of Jews in the Greco-Roman world.