“I suppose people don’t want to read about losers,” was his typically blasé explanation of the book’s performance. Ben had embraced the project with his usual diligence and enthusiasm, and we talked regularly about his progress and the highs and lows of research. Fifty people worked on the series for three years, and, Isaacs recalled: “Ben, a quiet man, stood out.” When asked to produce, at short notice, the episode on the allied campaign in Italy, “he achieved more with less fuss than a clutch of others”. To enable Verizon Media and our partners to process your personal data select 'I agree', or select 'Manage settings' for more information and to manage your choices. Rather, he made it clear that his heroes were to be found more during the course of the two world wars. "16 years married to @mrsannieshephard 25 years together and it's fair to say the current climate is seriously testing the strength of her feelings towards me.". “It got to the point when it was they who tucked me up and read me a story, not the other way round. The show sees contestants looking for love based solely on their potential partner's naked body and it all proved... Piers Morgan went in for round two against former friend Nigel Farage, claiming the Brexit Party leader 'thinks he's Donald Trump'. Family home: Ben Shephard has shared a glimpse at his stunning family home during the COVID-19 lockdown which he shares with wife Annie and sons Jack, 14, and Sam, 13 There will be no fans in attendance because of the global coronavirus pandemic. Activate HELLO! 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Like this story? His book A War of Nerves (2000) changed our understanding of military psychiatry and his work described entirely unsentimentally those who emerged from the wars of the 20th century uprooted, brutalised and traumatised, and who happened to receive only rudimentary, often flawed help in their efforts to rebuild their lives. “Both have football and rugby on Sunday mornings, which I’ve never been able to go to because of work. No doubt the book would have challenged prevailing wisdom about the RAF’s successes and failures and again ruffled a few feathers. He wrote in the caption: "Love this pic of @mrsannieshephard and the boys - Always think it’s good to go away and be ready for a bit of painting and decorating, in your #dunlopgreenflash - @mrsannieshephard proving yet again you can never pack too much gear! “Jack got upset recently because I haven’t been able to go to his cricket matches. alerts and find out about everything before anyone else. A Naked Attraction contestant walked off-set after becoming overwhelmed at the sight of real-life naked women. Sharing a picture of them together on a country walk he wrote: "Mrs S has had another go at the old barnet, a couple of holes here and there. In February 2019, the couple went to Dubai for their half-term holidays. #beprepared #fashion#dungarees. In the post, he shared a gushing tribute to his wife and insisted he was punchig well above his weight when he married her in 2004. In the photo, Annie looked stylish dressed in a pair of white dungarees as she wrapped her hands around each son, although Ben had his own opinion of her chosen outfit. "The Sun", "Sun", "Sun Online" are registered trademarks or trade names of News Group Newspapers Limited. The presenter will be hoping to avenge England's defeat last year ahead of the Old Trafford clash - and will have wife Annie cheering him on all the way. From 2016, the couple rented this house based in The K... DIY SOS host Baz Ashmawy already has his sights set on his next TV project -- hoping to tackle Fungie the dolphin in a documentary. Ben Shephard shared a rare photo of his wife and sons during their holiday. Ben found solace in excelling at sport and pursuing his passion for film with endless solitary visits to the cinema. Yahoo is part of Verizon Media. And again, the book served as a corrective to conventional wisdom, as Ben showed that the tragic consequences of the war were understood by the UN and other agencies not in terms of genocide but of the displacement of millions of people deprived of their homes. He's kept his marriage almost completely out of the spotlight over the years and shielded his two sons Jack, 12, and Sam, 14, from the public eye.