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Former West Hampstead marketing manager Victoria Slotover describes how her pipe dream of becoming a writer became a reality

Bridget Galton talks to ‘first lady of radio’ about her ‘important’ history of Britain’s top women

Bridget Galton

Bridget Galton talks to the son of Martin Aitchison who illustrated 80 original Ladybird books and Jason Hazeley who uses the old images in updated spoofs

Bridget Galton

Zoe Paskett visits the Barbican’s new sci-fi exhibition, which extends throughout the building covering film, tv, literature, art and music

London

Drill down into Britishness and what do you find? Is it from institutions like the BBC, the NHS or the OU? Or are we British because of common schooling experience and a love of Shakespeare? asks Hornsey author Martin Upham

NHS

We realised we could think of several well-known male writing friendships: Coleridge and Wordsworth for instance, or Byron and Shelley, Fitzgerald and Hemingway. But when it came to the most celebrated female authors, we found ourselves at more of a loss.

Brussels

Hampstead author Joseph Connolly talks about his latest novel. Set amid the seedy bedsits and casual racism and sexism of the early 60s it’s an unvarnished portrait of an era often viewed through a revisionist lens

London

As the V&A opens its audio-visual Pink Floyd exhibition, a complete catalogue of album covers by legendary studio Hipgnosis reminds us of the genius of late Belsize Park album sleeve designer Storm Thorgerson

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