Lyme Park, Cheshire served as the exterior of Pemberley, Darcy's estate in Derbyshire

Everyone knows the BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice for Colin Firth spending a considerable amount of time either wet or in water—relaxing in a hot bath, c...

The trope of Lady Macbeth is well-worn—a strong woman behind the scenes propping up a weak husband with power. And it is easy to dismiss The Diary of an MP’s Wife as the score-settling of an embittered wife who did not manage to crown her husband—...

‘When I had heard all the evidence, I leaned back and shut my eyes and began to think.’
Hercule Poirot
Murder on the Orient Express, Agatha Christie

In the best detective novels, there’s always a dazzling twist at the end—Murder on the Orient ...

After marriage in the west women are free to choose how we want people to refer to us. Unlike in the west, wives in China never take their husband’s family names, for example, Xi Jinping and Peng Lijun. During Gu Kailai’s trial for murdering Neil He...

The Chinese have a saying “挂羊头卖狗肉”, or hanging a sign up for lamb and instead selling dog. What this means in practice is that companies hire a (white) person for show to make it look like they’re international, or doing what they’re supposed to d...