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3 May 2013 One cool Tuesday evening in late November of a year that we'll assume to be 1813, Mr Charles Bingley hosted a ball at Netherfield. During the course of that event, Mr Darcy surprised Miss Elizabeth Bennet when he asked her to dance and
News in pictures Arts & Ents blogs Sometimes, as a music writer, it's hard to ignore context when listening to an artist. Neela Debnath spoke to actress Kate Bracken about joining BBC3's supernatural drama Being Human'. Best-known for his role as
Andrew Hayes-Watkins/ BBC Amanda Vickery On Men (R4) iPlayer Wheel and Come Again: 50 Years of Jamaican Music ( 6 Music ) iPlayer In the interests of the non-sportif, and to quieten my constant adrenaline rush, I tried a few non-Olympic programmes.
Riots; British, More or Less; 5 Live Olympic countdown review Amanda Vickery's stories from the Old Bailey made history come alive, while 5 Live was on top form for the Olympic countdown Non-patronising, enthusiastic': historian Amanda Vickery.
At Home With the Georgians The Art of Cornwall Georgian-style domestic happiness required money: not least for the coach and horses In At Home With the Georgians, Amanda Vickery hasn't felt obliged to put on a period costume or cook up a dish of
Domesticity combines architecture and family, culture and economics' Domesticity is not a word to flourish if you ever want to sell an idea to publishers, newspapers, radio or TV. Describing a piece of fiction as a "domestic novel" is to damn it as
Interiors do not easily offer up their secrets," admits Vickery in this scrupulously documented exploration of 18th-century domesticity...Wealth from thriving commerce prompted not only a host of capital offences but a profusion of locks. The
The Stig and an all-star cast on a recent episode of 'Top Gear' It can't be easy for Janice Hadlow just now. She is the woman who made television stars of Simon Schama and David Starkey. She is ready to enthuse about plans to broadcast underwater
HE famously enjoys his reputation as the “rudest man in Britain”. Now the historian David Starkey has poured vitriol on his female competitors, likening their books to “historical Mills & Boon”. The broadcaster and writer, whose speciality is Tudor
The pages of “Behind Closed Doors” are filled with such squabbles. Amanda Vickery, a reader in history at Royal Holloway, University of London, finds them in fashionably decorated Yorkshire mansions and dirty London lodgings, in downstairs kitchens