|Robin Hood's Bay, North
The former smuggler's haunt perches dramatically above a sweeping bay.
Robin Hood's Bay Photo Detail
Cottages perch above the harbour
All photos © David Ross and Britain Express
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This Day in British History
17 January, 1775
Sheridan's The Rivals first peformed
Perhaps the best known work by the most famous playwright of his age was performed at Covent Garden