Photo gallery: What lies behind the doorways of Norfolk’s historic National Trust qualities
With the region’s National Trust qualities welcoming site visitors again for that year out of this week, Simon Parkin finds out what lies behind the historic doorways and appears at what activities and special occasions they’ve planned.See all tales about this subject
Why did the BBC cast a black Porthos within the Musketeers?
Certain audiences are non-plussed through the casting of the musketeer of colour, but surely blind casting is more suitable for an historic whitewash Studs in leather? Check. Swordplay? Check. Secured swash? Check. Medieval cleavages? Check. Over-complicated hair on your face? Check. Dead-eyed Peter Capaldi as Louis XIII's enforcer Cardinal Richelieu, that 17th-century prototype of Capaldi's Malcolm TuckerSee all tales about this subject
Scottish government funding for Brave 'harmed relaxation of country's film industry'
£7m tourism promotion deal could have been better spent backing local economy and movie-makers, producer informs MSPs • Brave – Peter Bradshaw's review • News: Disney retreats from 'glammed-up' Brave character redesign An offer which saw £7m in public places funding put aside to advertise the Oscar-winning Disney-Pixar animation Brave might have impeded instead of assisted Scotland's film inSee all tales about this subject