Meera Syal

Much Ado About Nothing At Selfridges

Richard Brownlie-Marshall | Posted 06.09.2017 | UK Entertainment
Richard Brownlie-Marshall

The Faction theatre company and Selfridges have come together to create a production that makes the work of William Shakespeare very accessible and engaging. Elements including fashion, social media and tabloids are effectively incorporated to provide parallels to modern times.

GCSE Drama: Don't Get Your Doublet and Hose in a Twist

Laura-Jane Foley | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK
Laura-Jane Foley

Rather a lot of actors have got their doublets and hose in a twist about the changes to the Drama GCSE syllabus and have written an impassioned letter...

Made In... Southall? Yes, Really!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

The reality spotlight of ‘Made in Chelsea’, ‘TOWIE’ and ‘Geordie Shore’ is moving to the Asian community, thanks to the creator of ‘Bend...

The Godfather - As You've Never Seen Him Before

Jasmine Dotiwala | Posted 08.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jasmine Dotiwala

The showing of The Godfather at the Royal Albert Hall accompanied by a live orchestra! Sounds dreamy right! The Godfather was the latest in a series of classic films with live orchestral accompaniment at the majestic venue.

Time To Introduce Racial Quotas On Our TV Screens?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

Meera Syal has become the latest star to add her voice to those wanting more equal representation on our television screens, suggesting it could be ti...

How Top Female Comedian Meera Syal Is Giving Back To Women In India And South Asia

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Twenty years on from the release of the critically-acclaimed film 'Bhaji On The Beach', the film's themes around women's rights still resonate today. ...

Remembering Nirbhaya: Rape Is Every Country's Shame

Meera Syal | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK
Meera Syal

Rape is every country's shame. Violence against women and girls is a truly international disease. Around the world, one woman in three will experience rape or some form of violence in her lifetime. This keeps hundreds of millions of women and girls trapped in poverty, which is why I'm speaking out alongside ActionAid and other organisations who are working tirelessly to provide long-term support programmes for survivors and campaigns to put a stop to violence for good. The fact that women globally came together to mourn Nirbhaya tells us it is all our shame, and all our anger shouts the same message, enough is enough.

Feeling Bored? Make Something of It!

Dr Teresa Belton | Posted 27.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Teresa Belton

Distraction from our own inner processes is one way in which online technology can be seen to be inimical to creativity. For the sake of creativity perhaps we need to slow down and stay off-line from time to time.

Dressed for Success but Stressed!

Liz Campbell | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Campbell

It's been a whirlwind couple of weeks. To kick things off, we held the Inspirational Women of the Year Awards gala in association with the Daily Mail and supported by Sanctuary Spa.

The TV Book Club Goes Interactive

Posted 06.03.2012 | Home

Literature lovers who feel somewhat undernourished by mainstream TV schedules, fear not: The TV Book Club is returning to More4 at the end of the mont...

First Night Nerves at Opening of The Killing of Sister George

Helen Lederer | Posted 10.12.2011 | UK Entertainment
Helen Lederer

Jane Horrocks will attend one night, but as I have a phobia about knowing when people come in - I had to ask my friend to text her back pretending my friend was me - saying that would be marvellous and can't wait to see her - but in fact I don't know when I will be delighted.