Nineteen Eighty-Four. Brave New World. We. Fahrenheit 451. Classic dystopian novels, through which authors engaged with their readers by depicting worlds that were not only visions of some distant, sci-fi future, but futures that were not actually all that unimaginable, with themes firmly rooted in the political, economic and social tensions of the 20th century.… Read More Dystopia – are we there yet?
“Who do you think you are?” is the BBC hit programme that delves into the family trees of well-known celebrities, offering fascinating genealogical research and tales of the stars’ ancestors, from all walks of life. Recently, the show aired an episode about the lineage of Danny Dyer, the archetypal Cockney geezer, loveable and funny, if a… Read More Who do you think you are?