It seems that Ernest Boulton and Frederick Park were the real life Hinge and Bracket of their day, 'performing' as a couple of ladies before being brought to court and charged "with conspiring and inciting persons to commit an unnatural offence".
How great are these London Plaques?- Each one tells a story of intrigue and brings history to life - let's have more!
Lord Patten Steps Down from BBC Chair
The news that the head of the BBC Trust has stepped after major hear surgery has given Sajid Javid the new DCMS minister his first major challenge in the new job.
lacklustre 3 years in post Lord Patten has been told to take it easy and perhaps now is the time for a more active figure to shake things up at the BBC, Lord Hall the current DG is a majorly establishment type and it could be that it's time for a bit of grit to be introduced into the top tier of the UK state ordained media monolith?
Ex Sony Boss Howard Stringer has the right credentials and experience and Peter Bazalgette would be another possible if he wasn't doing such a good job at The Arts Council - be interesting to see if a woman is in the running too (Marjorie Scardino has been spoken of as a possible candidate too).