British heroes and Britishness

What do British heroes tell us about Britishness ?


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mercredi 26 avril 2017
par Me Esse

Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill was an inspirational statesman, writer, orator and leader who led Britain to victory in the Second World War. He served as Conservative Prime Minister twice - from 1940 to 1945 (before being defeated in the 1945 general election by the Labour leader Clement Attlee) and from (...)
mercredi 19 avril 2017
par MmesS

New Hovis Britishness : an ad to watch

Staple British bread brand Hovis have released a new advert showcasing over 100 years of the nation’s history. Part of Hovis huge relaunch campaign, the ad is a mammoth 122 seconds long celebrating the 122 years since Hovis was established. Filmed in Liverpool, with a cast of over 750 extras (...)
mercredi 19 avril 2017
par MmesS

The real Robin Hood

What is the historical fact behind the legend of Robin Hood ? Did this potent outlaw folk hero really harass Guy of Gisborne and live in Sherwood Forest, or was he a mythical creation designed to express disatisfaction with unfair laws ? Ask any audience attending a lecture on Robin Hood the (...)
mercredi 19 avril 2017
par MmesS

Sherlock Holmes

Ruth Rendell Discusses Sherlock Holmes - Faulks on Fiction Ep 1 : The Hero Preview - BBC Two
mercredi 19 avril 2017
par MmesS

James Bond and Cie

James Bond novels by Ian Fleming About James Bond : James Bond is a famous character created by Ian Fleming. Fleming wrote about James Bond in 12 novels and then 2 short stories. The character was created in 1953 and he first appeared in the novel Casino Royale . Who is James Bond ? The (...)

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