Volume 47 Issue 10 October 1997

Penshurst Place

Richard Cavendish visits Penshurst Place, home to the Sidney and Shelley families.

Orwell Now

Robert Pearce gives us a view of George Orwell for the 1990s

Back in the USSR

The Soviet Union is now history but what do the ordinary people who lived through its last decades remember about it and what verdict do they give? Per Manson presents an intriguing insight.

Going, Going - Gone?

Michael Leech on the efforts to save and excavate the site of the original Globe Theatre in London.