My great-uncle, Arthur Lissenden, was a jobbing artist and amongst the things he illustrated was this Shepherds Bush Empire playbill from 1927.
My great-uncle, Arthur Lissenden, was a jobbing artist and amongst the things he illustrated was this Ardwick Green Empire playbill from 1927.
Research feeds into our books in delightful ways.
I’ve always been fascinated by the theatrical life of yesteryear.
Participation in sports was hugely popular during the interwar years.
Pubs and taverns have always held a special place in the community
There are lots of ways to get a tanner from a pocket.
The old name for the Isle of Dogs was Stepney Marsh.
A writer often has to ditch some of the pieces they enjoyed writing the most
Language forms the platform for the words that come and go in fashion.