History, music, cooking, travel, books, theatre, film - but also with an eye on the 'culture wars', nationalism and identity.
Unbroken: The Story of Artemisia Gentileschi
Mike Stuchbery on a renaissance artist who overcame the predatory sexism of her day and survives as an emblem of feminist persistence.
'The North Remembers': How an Anglo-Saxon Game of Thrones led to a Northern Powerhouse
The Count of the Saxon Shore on why 'the North Remembers'. It was the original source of a progressive, articulate English identity.