Up to 2004
Barbara Honored by Siena College
On Sunday, May 22, Barbara addressed the graduating students of Siena College in upstate NY during commencement ceremonies. She was also the recipient of an honorary Doctorate of Letters degree as part of the program. Siena College chose Barbara for this prestigious recognition, calling her “The Grande Dame of Modern Women’s Literature.” This was Barbara’s 4th honorary degree to date.
Barbara Attends Star Studded Charity Gala In London
On October 7th, Barbara attended a benefit event at the Dorchester Hotel in support of PACT (Parents and Abducted Children Together). Prominent guests included Cherie Blair (Wife of Prime Minister Tony Blair), PACT Founder, Lady Catherine Meyer, and The Duchess of York, Sarah Ferguson.
Barbara Featured In Canadian Sunday Paper
The Halifax Sunday Herald recently spoke with Barbara about her new book, Emma’s Secret, along with her future plans.
Click here to read this insightful feature.
A Secret Affair Finally Released on DVD
Just in time for the holiday season, Barbara’s most popular TV movie is at long last being released on video/DVD. Back in 1999, A Secret Affair aired on CBS in the US and drew a higher rating than the World Series of baseball. Now Good Times Entertainment is releasing the film for the first time since that original broadcast. Starring Janine Turner (Northern Exposure), and set in the heart of Venice, this beloved film can finally be seen again by fans in the US and Canada.
The video/DVD comes out on November 25th. One can get their copy at Amazon.com or wherever videos are sold.
Barbara Honored by the Isle of Man with a New Postage Stamp
Barbara attended the ceremonies on the Island during the Tynwald Holiday Weekend where she was the guest of honor in a series of events including the unveiling of her new postage stamp. The primary highlight took place on July 7th where Barbara was invited to join Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II in a series of public events, including a march in the royal procession for the Tynwald ceremonies. The stamp sheet features the cover of Barbara’s brand new novel, Emma’s Secret, which includes scenes that take place on the Island. A microscopic excerpt from the new book is imprinted at the bottom of the sheet and can be viewed through a magnified glass.
These official postage stamps, which have received Royal Approval, can be ordered through the Isle of Man post office, including a limited quantity of autographed First Day Covers. The direct link is: http://www.gov.im/stamps.
Barbara Inducted Into the Writers Hall of Fame of America
April 24, 2003: Worldwide Bestselling Author Barbara Taylor Bradford accepts her induction tonight into the Writers Hall of Fame of America in Springfield Missouri. The award presentation is made Hall of Fame President Robert Stockdale. Since 1979, Bradford has been the world’s bestselling women’s author. She joins past Hall of Fame inductees, including Ernest Hemingway, Robert Frost, Dr. Suess and Mark Twain. The hall opened in 1994.
Barbara’s Article in WomenToday Magazine – Spice Up Your Romance
In promotion of Living Romantically Every Day, Barbara has written an article for WomenToday Magazine, a popular Women’s Website, about how women can spice up their romantic lives. Be sure to check it out as a preview to the new book! CLICK HERE to read.
Barbara Taylor Bradford – Reuters Interview
Barbara recently sat down with Reuters for a major news feature and interview. Here Barbara talks about her upcoming book on Emma Harte and the secrets to her success of her long-time marriage with her husband Bob. This feature is entitled “Author Bradford Lives Romantically, Writes Copiously”. CLICK HERE to read.
A Woman Of Substance Trilogy Now on DVD!
The Emmy-Nominated movie trilogy for A Woman of Substance has just been released for the first time on DVD by Acorn Media. Starring Jenny Seagrove, Liam Neeson, Deborah Kerr, Barry Bostwick and Diane Baker, this remarkable and timeless story can now be yours in the pristine quality of DVD. This special edition features an exclusive interview with Barbara discussing the characters and her thoughts on their coming of age on screen.
The complete Harte family saga can be purchased on video or on DVD as a collective trilogy (The Deluxe DVD Collector’s Set) or individually as desired.
CLICK HERE to purchase now from Barnes & Noble.
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