The Durrells, Sunday, 8pm, ITV ITV returns to Corfu for more sun, sea and animals in a third series of hugely popular drama, The Durrells. The Durrells tells the story of Louisa and her four spirited and unruly children, Larry (Josh O’Connor), Leslie (Callum Woodhouse), Margo (Daisy Waterstone) and Gerry (Milo Parker) as they start a new life in Corfu in the 1930s. In the new series, Louisa has made the decision to give up searching for love, choosing instead to focus on her family. However, with Larry struggling to write his third novel, Margo in search of a new vocation, Gerry continuing to grow his menagerie and Leslie juggling three different girls, Louisa has her work cut out. With an imminent arrival from her Aunt (Barbara Flynn), Louisa hopes that Hermione will be able to help set her children back on the straight and narrow. In episode one Larry is furious over the reception of his last novel and Margo is bored out of her mind so has taken up soap sculpting as a … [Read more...] about TV Highlight,TRAILER and Keeley Hawes interview: The Durrells come sailing back
Keeley Hawes has said that she and the cast of The Durrells are now recognised by Corfu’s residents after filming three series on the island. The actress plays the lead character in the ITV drama series, a widowed mother who moves her children to the Greek island, and also said that some fans of the show go out of their way to locate her during filming. Speaking of the stir filming has caused to locals, Hawes said: “People are always very pleased to see us. “And now the series has been going for a few years, when people see the production trucks, they know exactly what it is. There’s lots of shouts of, ‘Oh Mrs Durrell, Mrs Durrell!’ “It’s just very nice. Always a really positive thing.” She added: “Sometimes people have been looking for us. “I went to Corfu Airport to go home for the weekend and was queuing to get on the plane when a lady came up to me with her little girl and said, ‘We’ve been searching … [Read more...] about The Durrells’ Keeley Hawes: We get recognised on Corfu now
QUICK SPECS Price: offers in region of £415,000 Agent: Lancastrian Estates T: 01539-733373 W: www.lancastrianestates.co.uk A FOUR-bedroom barn conversion full of charm has come onto the market in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. 2 Whinney Haw Barns, at Firbank, just a couple of miles from Sedbergh, was built by award-winning conversion specialists Winter Build, of New Hutton. The three-storey property offers an idyllic location with breathtaking views towards Dentdale, lovely private gardens, a garage and off-road courtyard parking. Features include exposed beams, a stone fireplace, luxury fitted kitchen, oil-fired central heating and double glazing throughout. The agents, Lancastrian Estates, describe the accommodation as "extremely versatile" and say it could offer separate living space for a teenager or elderly relative. A stone-flagged floor and exposed stone walls set the scene in the spacious entrance hall, and there is a handy ground-floor utility room … [Read more...] about PROPERTY: 2 Whinney Haw Barns, Firbank, offers in region of £415,000
WILDLIFE artist Stacey Moore has donated a significant sum to red squirrel conservation efforts in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. It follows strong sales of her print called “Yorkshire’s Redheaded Wonder.” Stacey created the coloured pencil drawing last autumn and promised to donate 10 per cent of the sales profits to red squirrel conservation. With the "Wonder" print flying off the walls at her studio and shop on Main Street, Hawes, she has been able to give £528.50. “I’m so proud to call the Yorkshire Dales my home," said Stacey. "With stunning landscapes, vibrant communities and a vast array of animals, I wouldn't want to be anywhere else. "Working in coloured pencils allows me to draw these animals in detail and capture their characters – and red squirrels are a firm favourite. “It is so nice to have a positive contribution come from the creation of my artwork. I hope that the funds raised so far and in the future will … [Read more...] about Hawes wildlife artist’s print raises hundreds for red squirrel conservation
Kit Hawes and Aaron Catlow are a Bristol based duo playing acoustic, folk and roots music. “The pair demonstrate an eclectic approach that lifts them head and shoulders above the rest” - Acoustic Magazine The pair have worked with many artists including Seth Lakeman, Afro Celt Sound system, Yola Carter, Mad Dog Mcrea, Sheelanagig and Roni Size to name a few, all united with a passion for folk music. The duo draw on their many influences to created unique arrangements of traditional song and tunes, as well as their own compositions. The live show is a musical journey through the British isles and beyond; combining dazzling playing with a fine sense of musicality and showmanship. Kit Hawes and Aaron Catlow's debut album The Fox has been received with critical acclaim. It explores the relationship between fiddle, guitar and voice, using the fertile ground of the traditional music of the British Isles as its starting point. The product of decades of musical experience, … [Read more...] about Kit Hawes with Aaron Catlow with Sunjay.