The Globe Theatre rose due to dire necessity, and went on to become the legendary jewel of Shakespearean theatre.
Offended nobility, and a change of name from Oldcastle to Falstaff, could not dim the appeal of Shakespeare’s great comic creation.
After much controversy, the site of Stonehenge has been transformed, reuniting the monument with the wider archaeological landscape.
The Imperial War Museum reopens to the public with thought-provoking displays on the First World War.
Shamans were powerful members of the community so it is not surprising that rulers in ancient China aimed to usurp and control that power.