Serenhedd James

Serenhedd James is an historian based at Oxford, and a regular columnist for the Catholic Herald.

The National Gallery has surpassed itself, with a little help from its friends

The Tate’s latest offering reveals more about its curators than its art

The Beano magazine retains its quality but not all its character over the decades

Serenhedd James heads to Burlington House for the RA’s summer show

At the V&A the lines between madness and sanity are blurred

Despite everything we thought we knew, Nero may just possibly be regarded as a half-decent emperor

Thomas Becket: murder and the making of a saint

Serenhedd James finds folly and ruin frequently go together in Rory Fraser’s new release: Follies

The Archbishops don’t realise the significance of the church building