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Helen Mirren, Diana Rigg and a naked Judi Dench – from Sixties' Shakespearean nymphs to national treasures

They are the publicity shots for what appears to be a rather racy Sixties film, with nymphs and fairies frolicking amid an English rural setting.<p>One photograph shows a naked woman, her modesty hidden only by a garland of foliage.<p>Another shows two young women wearing the free-flowing hippy smocks of …

Judi Dench

Fish shacks: the best coastal takeaways

When the weather is good, nothing quite beats fish-shack cuisine and the offerings around the coastline are better than ever.<p>The Crab Shack on the tiny island of Bryher, in the Scillies, has just opened for the summer – serving crabs, scallops and mussels from a converted shed with marquee …

Queen's 10 favourite pieces of music revealed

<b>Hymns, show tunes and tracks by Gary Barlow and Vera Lynn are among the Queen's favourite pieces of music, it has been revealed.</b><p>Her Majesty's relatives discussed her music taste in BBC documentary Our Queen: 90 Musical Years.<p>"The Queen loves the theatre and musicals like Showboat, Oklahoma! and …

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The White Cat and the Monk: A Lovely 9th-Century Ode to the Joy of Uncompetitive Purposefulness, Newly Illustrated

A wonderful counterpoint to our culture of competitive self-comparison, reminding us that we can choose to amplify each other’s accomplishments because there is, after all, enough to go around.<p><i>“If you want to concentrate deeply on some problem, and especially some piece of writing or paper-work,”</i> …

Literature