Born Free gives lions back their pride -
News24Born Free gives lions back their prideNews24“The lyric goes 'life is worth living when you're born free' but for the two lions, Nelson and Ciam, who were not born free and never lived free, life is now, at last, worth living,” said Virginia McKenna (85) who played the role of Joy Adamson in the ...
Posted on 17 May 2017 | 9:01 pm
Lions enjoy new-found freedom at sanctuary -
News24Lions enjoy new-found freedom at sanctuaryNews24Born Free Foundation's co-founder and actress, Virginia McKenna OBE, was with them every step of the way on their more than 10 000km journey and watched with delight as Nelson and Ciam explored their new surroundings. “Seeing them take their first ...
Posted on 16 May 2017 | 9:02 pm
Bafta awards: Young Bristol filmmaker
Bristol PostBafta awards: Young Bristol filmmaker nominated for Student BAFTABristol Post... to work at the BBC as a researcher for the BBC Natural History Unit in Bristol. Her film A Lion's Tale is a follow-up to the famous movie Born Free and highlights the plight of Kenya's wildlife with interviews with Virginia McKenna of the Born Free ...
Posted on 14 May 2017 | 8:26 am
Who's on The One Show tonight? The Hairy
The SunWho's on The One Show tonight? The Hairy Bikers, Virginia McKenna and Kasabian join Matt Baker and Angellica BellThe SunVirginia Anne McKenna OBE will appear on The One Show tonight. Getty Images. 2. Virginia Anne McKenna OBE will appear on The One Show tonight. Meanwhile award-winning actress Virginia Anne McKenna OBE will also be appearing on the show.
Posted on 10 May 2017 | 7:00 am
Born Free star to open new Ellesmere Library
Border Counties AdvertizerBorn Free star to open new Ellesmere LibraryBorder Counties AdvertizerActress, author and passionate wildlife campaigner Virginia McKenna will officially open Ellesmere's new library next month. The 85-year-old star of the acclaimed 1966 film Born Free has accepted an invitation from the Friends of Ellesmere Library to ...
Posted on 9 May 2017 | 11:15 pm
Cats Head to SMU Invite to Begin 2015
Arizona also welcomes three transfers (Anna Panagiotakopoulos - West Virginia, McKenna Painton - Cal State Fullerton and Mackenzie Kleespies - James Madison) all of whom were the primary liberos t their previous schools. UA has led the conference in digs ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 3:00 pm
Why The Battle of Waterloo Began With
Well, not at the 1815 Brussels original, of course, but at its re-enactment in 1969 by Sergei Bondarchuk for Waterloo, a movie in which Christopher Plummer played Wellington, Virginia McKenna the Duchess, and Rod Steiger a doughy Napoleon. I was covering ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 3:01 pm
Bill Bryson And Sandi Toksvig To Appear At
Fellow wildlife campaigner Virginia McKenna (of the Born Free Foundation) will talk about African animals, while the Flower Appreciation Society gives you a chance to make your own floral headband. Throw in Bill Bryson, Richard E. Grant, Andrew Marr ...
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 8:06 pm
Drilling for oil and gas on Leith Hill gets
LHAG chairman Patrick Nolan thanked campaign supporters, who included Coldharbour resident and activist Virginia McKenna and actor Brian Blessed, for their efforts. "We are naturally disappointed at the decision which has been announced," he wrote in the ...
Posted on 16 August 2015 | 4:56 pm
Pet Tales: Cecil has become a lion martyr
The “Born Free” theme song won an Academy Award. The human stars of the movie, Virginia McKenna and Bill Travers, gave up their acting careers to become animal activists. They helped start the Born Free organizations — in 1984 in the UK and 1994 in ...
Posted on 15 August 2015 | 1:09 am