Tony Aldous looks at a new history of British theatres
Volume 50 Issue 12 December 2000
Simon Thurley, Director of the Museum of London, describes the discovery at the bottom of his garden that changed his life.
A reflection of the life and work of the leading historian of British railways, who died in September 2000
The most gifted, vivid and extraordinary of the medieval Holy Roman Emperors died on December 13th, 1250.
The brilliant inventor and engineer William George Armstrong died on December 27th, 1900, aged ninety.
Joseph Needham, one of the twentieth century’s most remarkable scholars, was born on December 9th, 1900.
The ancient town of Zeugma, now flooded by the damned Euphrates
Alistair Bonnett identifies the ingredients that produced an 'identity crisis' for white people in the early 20th century.
Martin Johnes and Iain McLean examine the political aftermath of the Aberfan disaster.
Asa Briggs completes our Portrait of Britain series with a survey of the islands at the beginning of the 20th century.