Lawrence Durrell

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André Aciman: 'I couldn’t finish Moby-Dick. I lacked the patience'
The author of Call Me By Your Name on laughing out loud at The Pickwick Papers and racing through Enid Blyton

André Aciman

24, Apr, 2020 @9:00 AM

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The Durrells review – a welcome vacation from our island of nightmares
It’s one last push for the cockle-warming Corfu Brits as a barn owl, an ‘idle walrus’ and the ever-wonderful Keeley Hawes kick off the drama’s final series

Chitra Ramaswamy

07, Apr, 2019 @8:00 PM

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Durrells TV drama revives the dying ritual of family viewing
As the hit show returns to Corfu for a third series, two of its stars explain the secrets of its ratings success

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and media correspondent

25, Feb, 2018 @12:04 AM

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Josh O’Connor: from The Durrells to the ‘Yorkshire Brokeback Mountain’ … and beyond
Early starts, long hours, lots of sheep: the star of God’s Own Country tells of the hard graft behind the acclaimed film

Vanessa Thorpe

26, Aug, 2017 @11:05 PM

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The Durrells of Corfu by Michael Haag review – family, animals and a money-spinner
The truth about Corfu’s eccentric expat family was much darker than the comic myth – but do we need another biography of the family?

Kathryn Hughes

12, Apr, 2017 @2:00 PM

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The Durrells of Corfu by Michael Haag review – animal magic
Michael Haag conjures up the Durrell family’s prewar Mediterranean idyll, and the young Gerald’s first menagerie

Sara Wheeler

09, Apr, 2017 @11:00 AM

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The Durrells get new biography that 'they would enjoy'
Account of the ‘knockabout’ life of the famous family will cover the years in Corfu recently dramatised for TV, and include their troubled background

Alison Flood

16, May, 2016 @3:35 PM

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The Durrells proves a rollicking delight for ITV
Series based on Gerald Durrell’s Corfu trilogy meets need for hit Sunday night drama to fill void left by Downton Abbey

Jane Martinson and John Plunkett

29, Apr, 2016 @4:50 PM

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If you haven’t read My Family and Other Animals, do so – preferably with a child
It’s great that ITV is showing The Durrells so a new generation can meet this family of talented oddballs but read the book before you watch it

Meg Rosoff

10, Apr, 2016 @11:00 AM

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Gaby Aghion obituary
Founder of the Chloé fashion label who led the way with ready-to-wear collections

Veronica Horwell

28, Sep, 2014 @4:20 PM

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Lawrence Durrell's Alexandria villa faces demolition

Villa Ambron, inspiration for The Alexandria Quartet, may be bulldozed to make way for high-rise apartment block

Patrick Kingsley in Alexandria

01, Jan, 2014 @4:01 PM

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Simon Hoggart's week: Corfu's three colours blue, with Durrell's rosy tint
Much of Corfu's most famous book consisted of tiny grains of fact, puffed full of air and coated with sugar

Simon Hoggart

05, Jul, 2013 @4:20 PM

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