Watch videos with a UK focus. Learn about UK culture and practise your listening at the same time.

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It's the largest theatrical district in the world. Watch this video about London's Theatreland and enjoy the show!

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What do you know about Sherlock Holmes? Join Wendy in London as she searches for clues about the famous detective.

Read texts with a UK focus. Learn about UK culture and practise your reading at the same time.

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Wearing a red nose for a day may seem like a strange way to raise money for charity. However, it seems to work in Britain.

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There is graffiti in almost every city in the world. Read this article to learn more about Britain's most famous graffiti artist.

In this section you can watch animated videos of five of Shakespeare’s most famous plays. You can also read short stories and poems written by British authors.

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Do you like the age that you are right now? If you could suddenly become older or younger, which age would you choose?

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In the Italian city of Verona, two families hate each other. Romeo is from the Montague family and Juliet is a Capulet, but they fall in love at first sight. This is their tragic love story.

Watch short films created by young people in the UK and practise your listening at the same time.

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Beattie interviews Kate Winslet about strong women, technology in film-making and what it was like to make the Steve Jobs movie.

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There are over 75,000 homeless young people in the UK who have nowhere to live. A YMCA is a safe place for these young people to live and the people who work there help them to improve their lives. In this video some young people living at a YMCA talk about why they are homeless and their plans and hopes for the future.

Listen to new, British music from the British Council's Selector music radio show and practise your English at the same time.

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Honne are a British electronic-soul duo from Somerset in the UK. They have performed on the British Council's Selector music show. This song is called 'I Can Give You Heaven' and is taken from the EP 'Over Lover'.

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CHAMPS is a band from the Isle of Wight. They have appeared on the British Council's Selector music radio show. This song is called 'White Satellite'. See what you think. 

Read articles adapted from the British Council's science magazine, Cubed. Learn about the world of science and research in the UK and practise your English at the same time.

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How is science and technology changing the way that music is being created and played? Read on to find out how some new software is helping musicians to keep the beat. 

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How is technology changing the homes we live in? How can hi-tech homes help old people to live independently? Read the article to find out about research and development into smarthomes in the UK.

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