Sir Nicholas Hytner recalls how Harold Pinter launched a foul mouth attack at him because he declined to revive a Pinter play at the National as he releases a new book about his role at the famous theatre on London's Southbank. And while War Horse has now been seen by seven million people worldwide, but the play almost didn't make it to the stage - here Hynter reveals why. Pictured: Pinter (left) the National (right) and Hynter's new book (inset).
Come on in ladies - but keep your clothes on! The 'swimming suffragists' who fought the tide of sexism
Even if you're not particularly interested in swimming, this book will delight you. Jenny Landreth developed an addiction to swimming in the unheated Tooting Bec Lido all year round - it makes her feel 'alive, like I've never felt alive before' - but she's otherwise perfectly normal and likes cake and hot chocolate just as much as the rest of us do.