Tessa Peres is writing a PhD on Shakespeare at the University of Cambridge.
Shakespeare’s First Folio will set you back millions – but its cultural value is immeasurable
A complete version of the first collected edition of Shakespeare’s plays is up for sale. What is it that makes this book so desirable?
22 Jan 2020
Mummy issues – how ancient Egypt shaped Sigmund Freud
The land of the pharaohs loomed large in the imagination of the father of psychoanalysis
13 Aug 2019
The Masterpiece podcast: episode three
This episode explores an ancient funeral stele, Marie Antoinette’s breast bowl, and how digital technologies are helping to preserve Egyptian heritage sites
Is this what Shakespeare really looked like?
A dumpy effigy in a church in Stratford-upon-Avon has been mocked for centuries, but new research claims it’s the most accurate likeness of the playwright there is