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Evelyn Waugh and Vivien Leigh: Telegraphic Messaging

Friday, November 22, 2019

a guest blog by Milena Borden, who has been engaged with the Evelyn Waugh Society, the University of Leicester and the British Library in research for the Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh. and has published on the topic ‘Evelyn Waugh...

Literary lip warmers for Movember

Friday, November 22, 2019

Over the past few years the month of November has become synonymous with the moustache all in the name of Movember – the leading global organisation committed to changing the face of men's health. So we thought it was only...

Happy 200th Birthday George Eliot

Friday, November 22, 2019

By Laura Walker, Lead Curator of Modern Archives and Manuscripts 1851-1950. The Sir John Ritblat Treasures Gallery is a free exhibition space at the British Library, which will feature a one case display on George Eliot until 26th January 2020....

'Anything But Petering Out' - celebrating Peter Nichols at Trafalgar Studios

Thursday, November 21, 2019

by Zoë Wilcox, Curator of Contemporary Performance and Creative Archives In tribute to Peter Nichols who sadly died in September, Trafalgar Studios is staging an afternoon of readings on 27 November to celebrate his theatrical legacy, generously supported by the...

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