1. Big interview
    Edward Hall

    Big interview Edward Hall  

    Following in the footsteps of a famous parent is difficult enough but when your dad is Sir Peter Hall, that’s a different challenge altogether. But Edward Hall is making his name with his innovative approach to Shakespeare productions as LESLEY FINLAY found out...

  2. Keith Gaines
    Impolite society

    Keith Gaines Impolite society  

    Welcome back! I hope you had a great summer and that the start of the new school year has not been too stressful...

  3. Picture this…

    Picture this…  

    Film is a serious art form with plenty to offer students of all subjects.The London Film Museum is tapping into a need for more information as LESLEY FINLAY found out...

  4. There is more to Larkin than THAT poem

    There is more to Larkin than THAT poem  

    Philip Larkin has been somewhat typecast by the poem about your mum and dad. But there are many reasons to dig deeper and share his work as SIMON FINLAY argues....

  5. Why we need to protect our libraries

    Why we need to protect our libraries  

    We are now well and truly in the Age of Austerity and that means times are a-changing for our libraries, which could face cuts of 30 per cent or more...

  6. Three’s a crowd

    Three’s a crowd  

    PETER KING teaches English at Wisbech Grammar School, and before the summer holiday, reviewed AQA’s publications about its new English specification. Here, he gives his verdict on the books…

  7. Noticeboard


    If it’s on, it’s in our Noticeboard section.

  8. The business of creativity

    The business of creativity  

    The Creative Industries are a growing and valued sector, making a vital contribution to the national economy. LESLEY FINLAY looks into the current state of affairs…

  9. Death of a Salesman

    Death of a Salesman  

    I usually carry some sort of book around with me to pass the time on a train or bus – usually I dive into a novel but recently, and rather unusually, I have been compelled to read some of Arthur Miller’s plays. Death of a Salesman wasn’t - I’m sure – on your summer reads but I found it a real joy to read and a reminder of how important Miller’s writing still is.

  10. ENRON: Noel Coward Theatre, now on tour

    ENRON: Noel Coward Theatre, now on tour  

    When you go to see anything after it has been lauded, applauded and awarded, often the production will not live up to the viewer’s expectations. This is not the case with ENRON, written by Lucy Prebble (her second play) and directed by Rupert Goold.