Cross-Stitching Contradiction - Why I Started Birdsong

Ruba Huleihel | Posted 25.11.2016 | UK Style
Ruba Huleihel

When the Rana Plaza factory collapsed over 1,129 people were killed. Horrific manufacturing conditions aside, the way fashion is marketed to women is damaging to say the least. Through images we are taught that as women our looks our everything and the best way to look is skinny young and white.

'Inspiring Birds' - A Beginners Guide to Birdsong

Sarah Cracknell | Posted 11.06.2016 | UK Entertainment
Sarah Cracknell

I became interested in different bird calls a few years ago while sitting outside at night listening to tawny owls calling to one another - it really sounds like a long distance conversation from tree to tree.

International Dawn Chorus Day

Dr Daniel Allen | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK
Dr Daniel Allen

Dawn is accompanied by thousands of individual birds advertising their whereabouts and protecting their territories. Together this avian choir awakens the new day with birdsong. The time of the chorus varies around the world, from around 4 a.m. in northern temperate areas, 6 a.m. in the tropics, and as late as 8 a.m. in the southern hemisphere.

What It Is to be Human, the Sounds of Summer and a Single Raindrop

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha van Dalen

When we speak of "Heaven" in Christianity, we imagine a place of peace and joy where sadness is banished. In my life I have known tremendous suffering and I now realise that the human condition is one where we must suffer in order to understand.

Our Wonderful World, Carpe Pisces and Birdsong at Dusk

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha van Dalen

We are fortunate in the UK to live in a very green and pleasant land. Much of our natural landscape is untouched, untamed and so old that I get entranced just looking at it.

This Is Thomas - 'I Was Rescued'

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 16.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

"I was 13 when I got the role, just thought it was going to be another British film." Thomas Turgoose is the deceptively cherubic-looking actor at ...

Caroline Frost

Birdsong Review: 'The Somme Looked Like A Greek Holiday Island' | Caroline Frost | Posted 30.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Last week saw Stephen Wraysford's life divided into present and past, the horror of the trenches and the romance of an illicit affair with married Isa...

TV For The Weekend: Familiar Face In Midwife

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 27.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

Here are our picks of what's on the box for the weekend: Friday Room 101 - 8.30pm, BBC1 This series has been given a breath of fresh air with i...

Form is Temporary, Class is Permanent

Hugh Salmon | Posted 25.03.2012 | Home
Hugh Salmon

"Form is temporary. Class is permanent." This phrase, heard most often in my life in a cricketing context, came to mind today as I was helping to judge the BMS Seasonal Book Marketing Awards (a much more modest event than yesterday's Costa Book Awards, won by Andrew Miller's novel Pure).

Too Sexy For TV?

WENN | Posted 24.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

Eddie Redmayne and Clemence Poesy have courted controversy with their new TV drama Birdsong - the broadcasting watchdog has received a slew of complai...

BBC Birdsong With an Open Mouth and the Wrong Bird

Max Atkinson | Posted 24.03.2012 | UK Entertainment
Max Atkinson

Last night, Mary Ann Sieghart (@MASieghart) tweeted 'Does this actor in #Birdsong have any look other than a long meaningful one? I knew exactly what ...

Caroline Frost

Birdsong Review: 'The Heart Is Always Somewhere Else' | Caroline Frost | Posted 23.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

At one point in the mid-1990s, it seemed you couldn’t squeeze onto the tube for copies of Birdsong being sniffed over by Sebastian Faulks' legions o...

BBC One's Birdsong - A Preview

Charlotte Skeoch | Posted 21.03.2012 | UK Entertainment
Charlotte Skeoch

If Abi Morgan isn't sat in a doctor's surgery with multiple strain disorder in her typing fingers in 2012 I will eat a script. With two award-winning films (Shame and The Iron Lady) and BBC series The Hour already under her belt, you'd have thought Morgan would be more than happy to kick back and bask in the glory of her media accolades.

TV For The Weekend: Birdsong Finally Makes It To Screen

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 20.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

Obviously, we're missing Sherlock already, it's a given. But, that aside, it's a stonking weekend of telly - with Danish political skullduggery, warti...