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'Enjoy!': Orwell on Jura; Orwell and Wesker describe a kitchen porter's life.
A Historical Sandwich: Julius Caesar's activities in Britain, according to Richard III.
Who Knows the Difference, Eh, Toots?: philosophies of history and truth in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf. (see Extracts page)
The Sandwich Topping: history in Loves Labours Lost and 1984.
Big Boys Sometimes Cry: questions of interpretation in David Storey's Home; 'lacrimae rerum'.
Unkindness to Unicorns: the light verse of A.E. Housman.
An Unkindness of Fathers: Shelley's The Cenci, watched by D.C.I. Wexford.
Putting the Doux in the Billets: versified passages from letters in Shakespeare.
Recorded Delivery:  the poetry of a poetic postman.
Tested in the Fire: Dr Primrose and his neighbours in The Vicar of Wakefield. (see Extracts page)
Don't Touch! Don't Smell! Don't Look!: bizarre methods of murder.
Etre ou ne pas Etre: Hamlet as a French opera libretto.