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What do you think?

The Peter Cross experience

Lost in translation?

When you’re communicating, who is to blame when there’s a misunderstanding? Ceri Thomas finds out how research at Leeds led to a very uncomfortable night of theatre.

Grace under pressure

Leeds alumna Esther Simpson befriended leading twentieth-century intellectuals – and saved many of their lives. Phil Sutcliffe unfolds her story.

Virtual Revolution

James Urquhart meets researchers at Leeds to find out how virtual reality could transform our lives – and how we think.

Glorious Food

Leeds’ Special Collections contains one of the world’s outstanding collections of cookery books. An exhibition ‘Cooks and their Books: Collecting Cookery Books in Leeds’ is on show in the Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery until 31st January. Here are six of our favourites.

Who is Wayne McGregor?

There aren’t many choreographers who’d base a work on their personal genome, but Wayne McGregor isn’t just any choreographer. With his new work Autobiography in performance, Suze Olbrich looks at his life in dance.

A chance to shine

Can you speak English?

Future Fashion Factory

And it’s goodbye from Leeds…

Herbert Read: a creative life

Feeding the world

My Dad inspired a podcast

X-Marks The Spot