Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Fourteen Ely students were installed in Ely Cathedral as King’s and Queen’s Scholars.

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Friday, November 16, 2018

Like Henry VIII, modern-day politicians continually invent new ways of taxing their citizens.

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Empowering, sassy and with a timely feminist message, ‘Six’ brilliantly remixes the stories of some of history’s most famous women for the 21st century.

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Sunday, May 13, 2018

Crowds gathered outside Ely Cathedral as King’s Ely held its historic hoop trundle event.

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Two powerful women walk on to the stage in identical clothes, black velvet trouser suits. There is a thrill of tension. One will play Mary Stuart, Mary Queen of Scots, the other will play Queen Elizabeth I. The audience doesn’t know who will play who, and neither do they. At each performance, the spin of a coin will decide. When the courtiers bow to the queen, the die is cast, the play starts.

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Monday, February 26, 2018

• There are many things the Grumpster is passionate about: family; friends; Church; curries and of course, my long-suffering Doris. You can add history to that list. So today, by way of a change, I have penned a piece, comparing Hitler to Henry Tudor. While not wishing for a second to diminish the heinous crimes of the Beast of Branau, there are intriguing similarities and with 20th century technology and weaponry, late 15th century England would have been a terrifying place. I have identified eight similarities:

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