This England single issue - Autumn 2022

In This Issue:

  • Esther Chilton explores Gainsborough Old Hall, one of England’s best-preserved medieval manor houses nestled in the Lincolnshire suburbs.
  • Brian Viner remembers “growing room” and other highs and lows of his schooldays.
  • Katherine Sorrell visits the Victorian tile-makers at Shropshire’s Craven Dunnill Jackfield, who have made tiles for the Botanic Gardens at Kew, the food halls in Harrods and the London Underground.
  • 90 years on from the first performance at Cornwall’s famous Minack Theatre carved into the cliffs, Margaret Brecknell looks back on its history and the extraordinary woman who created it.
  • Lin Bensley reflects on his grandfather’s time on the Western Front during World War I and the amazing art he created.
  • Andrew Liddle speaks exclusively to England’s Knight of the theatre Alan Ayckbourn about his career and his latest work.
  • Margaret Brecknell celebrates the father of the package holiday and recognises how he changed our leisure forever.
  • Jeannine Williamson chats to Kristina Boulden about her role in keeping an age-old family farm alive and how they are adapting.
  • Acquaint yourself with chief political commentator at Times Radio and author of Women in the War, Lucy Fisher.


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