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First trailer for They Shall Not Grow Old

Watch the first trailer for Peter’s Jackson’s unique First World War film They Shall Not Grow Old, ahead of its World Premiere at the BFI London Film Festival on Tuesday 16 October. Co-commissioned by 14-18 NOW and Imperial War Museums,…

Sylvia closes to standing ovation

Sylvia ran at the Old Vic from 3 – 22 September. A dynamic modern musical from Kate Prince’s ZooNation fusing dance, hip hop, soul and funk, Sylvia shed new light on a remarkable figure at the heart of the suffrage movement 100 years ago.

Artist Marc Rees takes us inside Now the Hero

Now the Hero is an immersive theatrical experience taking place 25 – 29 September in Swansea. Intertwining three narratives of war, through music, poetry, horticulture and performance, we asked Marc Rees to talk us through the inspiration behind the ghost…

Poppies: Wave at IWM North, Manchester

This morning, artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper officially unveiled Poppies: Wave at IWM North in Manchester. IWM North is the final location for the sculpture on the UK wide Poppies Tour which has been seen by over 4…

Poppies: Weeping Window at Middleport Pottery, Stoke-on-Trent

This morning, artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper officially unveiled Poppies: Weeping Window at Middleport Pottery in Stoke-on-Trent. Stoke-on-Trent is officially recognised as the World Capital of Ceramics, and Middleport Pottery has been operating since 1889. During the First…

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A new film by Peter Jackson

The First World War proved to be a landmark in cinema history – the first time that the horrors of war could be caught on camera. Peter Jackson, best known for directing The Lord of the Rings trilogy, will be…