Tag Archive for India

VIDEO: Himesh, Britain

With parents from Gujarat in India, but born in Kenya and Zambia, EastEnders actor Himesh Patel has been able to draw on his heritage, as well as his own British identity. Himesh, who plays the part of Tanwar in EastEnders, as well as writing and directing for the show, talks about his British identity and his Indian heritage.

‘Challenge idea of white British WWI’ says teacher

As a senior leader in a secondary school I have become used to schools and the education of our young people being used as a political football, as part of a tiresome debate about standards, that rarely acknowledges the tremendous work of most teachers and young people, writes Jonny Uttley, Head of South Hunsley School in Yorkshire.

Photo by Gareth Williams

How The Tebbit Test Was Hit For Six

I took my Dad to the Oval last summer for the Sunday of the last final England v India test match. Each of us would be supporting the country in which we were born. I had booked the tickets last Christmas, expecting the series to be on a knife-edge. Instead, we England supporters had the strange experience of trying to remember not to gloat like an Australian. This was still cricket, after all.

Poppy Day

Shame On FIFA

Sunder Katwala thinks FIFA's decision to ban the England football team from wearing the poppy is shameful and calls for it to be reversed.

VIDEO: Mary, Britain

Mary has spent considerable time in both India and England, and now lives in Wales.

“When I’m in India I feel Indian, when I’m in England I feel British.”

Mary has spent considerable time in both India and England, and now lives in Wales. “When I’m in India I feel Indian, when I’m in England I feel British.”