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.