Food (2)

When I was at school, our teacher told the class 'You are what you eat.' My friends and I would laugh and call each other ‘hamburger’ and ‘biscuits’. But our teacher was talking about healthy eating…


As the brightest and biggest thing in the night sky, the moon has inspired music, poetry and stories for centuries. But it is a hostile environment to humans in many ways.


With World Health day on 7th April, we take a closer look at a very common health problem.


Theatre is not often seen as being a pastime that many ordinary people do. 'Ordinary people' watch TV or go to the cinema or eat out with friends. Is the theatre only for rich, upper class intellectuals?

A Quick Guide to Dance

Let's look at some different styles of dance.

Shakespeare: Stratford

How did the son of a small-town glove maker come to write the greatest plays in the world? Join actor and producer Ben Crystal as he explores Shakespeare's early years in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Shakespeare: Stratford

What inspired Shakespeare to write? Ben Crystal continues his visit to Stratford-upon-Avon, learning about Shakespeare's education, marriage and the 'lost years' before he moved to London.

Shakespeare: London

How did Shakespeare make it big in London? Find out as actor and producer Ben Crystal explores the places in London where Shakespeare worked.

Shakespeare: London

What was it like to watch one of Shakespeare's plays in the 1600s? Join Ben Crystal on his visit to Shakespeare's Globe, a reproduction of the original Globe Theatre in London.


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