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A Commonwealth of poemsPoetry Postcards montage

We look at the challenge of sourcing 'poetry postcards' from all 71 Commonwealth territories ahead of the Games

Booker Prize nominated booksBooker longlist: Commonwealth edged out

Commonwealth writers are sidelined from the Booker Prize longlist with US authors, including Joshua Ferris and Richard Powers, included for the first time. BBC News

Gemma Arterton on stage at Shakespeare's GlobeTragedy by candlelight

Watch Gemma Arterton take centre stage in John Webster's The Duchess of Malfi, staged at Shakespeare's Globe

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