Celebrity Interviews

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

The Princess Royal, Her Majesty Princess Anne, reaches a personal landmark on 15 August when she will celebrate her 70th birthday. As the nation applauds her non-stop working for others, the Princess reflects on some of the happiest times of her life – at Windsor | Words: Bernard Bale

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Originally from Reading, funnyman Ricky Gervais talks about the overwhelming reaction to After Life season two, plus what life has been like for him in lockdown

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Monday, July 20, 2020

When Geraldine James told her family she wanted to become an actress, it was not exactly greeted with delight. But her career has taken her on a fantastic journey from Berkshire to becoming Queen of England – well, at least in Downton Abbey!

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

George and Amal Clooney have often put their money where their concerns are and recently they donated nearly a million pounds to various global organisations fighting the coronavirus, including the NHS. We are proud to call them neighbours.

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Death On The Nile will be in our cinemas in October with Sir Kenneth Branagh directing and taking the lead role of Hercule Poirot, but the sun, sand and heat of Egypt is just the latest milestone in his life.

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Local People

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

It is no coincidence that the nation’s favourite property guru went to school in Wokingham

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

For Ryan Simpson, a project that began over a pint in his local has really taken off, and now he is making the county more fruity!

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

The November 2020 issue of Berkshire Life will sadly be our last. Although the website will still be accessible, it will no longer be updated and our social media pages will be closing. Below our editor Sarah Rodi explains more and recalls some highlights from her tenure

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Monday, October 12, 2020

Few of Berkshire’s celebrity residents have had such an explosive reputation as Diana Dors

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Monday, October 12, 2020

The Berkshire born soprano and X Factor star on her career singing for the Flemish Opera in Belgium

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