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Dame Anne McLaren (1927 – 2007) was a developmental biologist who pioneered techniques that led to human in vitro fertil...
David Daiches (1912–2005) was a Scottish literary historian and literary critic, scholar and writer. In this recording, ...
The world’s first artificially cloned animal, Dolly the sheep, is reproduced repeatedly in this edition of seventeen art...
Magazine, Comic, Illustration, Image
The Beano is one of the oldest-running comics in the UK. These issues from almost 70 years ago feature Minnie the Minx a...
Alan Mathison Turing (1912-1954) was a mathematician and computer scientist. He is best known for his code-breaking work...
Manuscript, Letter, Poem
Having migrated from Jamaica in 1948, James Berry set about fulfilling his dream of becoming a creative writer. He publi...
Map, Manuscript annotation
This Ordnance Survey map of the South Pennines is marked in blue felt-tip pen by Fay Godwin, indicating the sites she vi...
Manuscript, Notebook, Artwork, Drawing, Image
This collection of loose papers is a selection from a larger collection of material written and stored by Ted Hughes in...
William Ross Ashby (1903-1972) was a pioneer in cybernetics – the study of the control of human and animal systems by te...
This photograph depicts the 1997 production of Bertolt Brecht's The Caucasian Chalk Circle, performed at the National Th...
The Caucasian Chalk Circle is based on an ancient Chinese story where two women claim that one child is rightfully their...
The Caucasian Chalk Circle by Bertolt Brecht is based on an ancient Chinese story where two women claim that one child i...
Ayub Khan Din’s 1996 play East is East was co-produced by Tamasha Theatre Company, the Royal Court and Birmingham Rep, a...
Manuscript, Typescript, Draft
While stars explode on the dancefloor of infinity, spinning out of the milky way into new galaxies… (‘Cosmic Dis...
Manuscript, Notebook, Draft, Printed book, Illustration, Image
In this notebook we can watch John Agard at work as he crafts his poetry. The notebook is full of handwritten drafts, m...