Category Archives: History
Small Island – superb dramatisation at The National Theatre of Andrea Levy’s novel
Secrecy – compulsive, searing Chernobyl on Sky. Superbly done.
Sissinghurst – plants and history in the Weald of Kent
Larmer Tree gardens, Wiltshire, at their most beautiful in June. Definitely worth a visit.
Laura Linney luminous in My Name is Lucy Barton at The Bridge in Rona Munro’s superb adaptation of Elizabeth Strout’s novel.
Loving: Russell T Davies’ adaptation of John Preston’s A Very English Scandal. Bunnies can and must go to the BAFTAs. https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2018/may/27/sundays-best-tv-a-very-english-scandal-jonathan-meades-on-jargon
Melissa Scott Miller’s award-winning pictures of North London. http://www.scottmillerart.com/
The South African garden at RHS Chelsea. Robbed of a gold but silver guilt nonetheless.
Edge-of-the-seat first episode of latest series of “Line of Duty” with working mother Thandie Newton.
Delightful, laugh-a-minute androgynous Twelfth Night at The National with Tamsin Greig starring as Mrs.Danvers-like Malvolia and Doon McKichan’s tuneful Feste.
Elisabeth Leonskaja playing Shostakovich at LSO St Luke’s
Hans Holbein portraits of two Thomases – More and Cromwell partnered at The Frick Collection.
Thanksgiving Hospitality in Boston.