St John Ervine: A playwright at war

Contributed by Andrew Maunder As the Finborough Theatre in London stages a new production of St John Ervine’s 1913 powerful suffrage play Jane Clegg, it’s worth thinking more about the play’s Ulster-...

Remembering a war after ‘The War’

Jim Beach of the University of Northampton reflects on a visit to the Czech Republic. Speaking neither Czech nor Polish, it was with some trepidation that I accepted an invitation to speak at a works...

A Permanent Memorial to a Controversial Case

Contributed by David Hewitt Under tall trees, in a quiet garden, a memorial has been unveiled to a controversial case from the Great War. The memorial stands next to the Cenotaph in Thornton Cleveley...