Emma Smith discusses with Ivan six things which should be better known.
Emma Smith is Professor of Shakespeare Studies at Hertford College, Oxford: her most recent book is Portable Magic: A History of Books and their Readers.
- The plays of Thomas Middleton https://www.lrb.co.uk/the-paper/v30/n23/michael-neill/old-dad-dead
- New Lanark https://www.newlanark.org/
- Abel Gance’s film Napoleon https://www.theguardian.com/film/2016/nov/10/napoleon-review-silent-era-epic-more-thrilling-than-ever
- French 75s https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/french-75-cocktail
- The Scrivener app https://www.literatureandlatte.com/scrivener/overview
- The jazz pianist Jan Johannson https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan_Johansson_(jazz_musician)