For those of you out there who are still waiting for those
elusive moments of fame, this may be just the opportunity
that you have been looking for! The BBC have contacted
the MCB in connection with identifying possible Muslim
talents for a new series for BBC1 which aims to explore how
other families run their lives and households.
On a more serious note, this is the type of opportunity we
as a community need to grasp in order to help dispel popular
myths and stereotypes about Islam and Muslims. In reality,
most of us live quite normal lives lives that revolve, for
example, around school, work, friends and relations, and, of
course, the local supermarket. Perhaps the only
really 'exotic' aspect of our lives is the spiritual dimension.
This centers above all on our Niyyah (intention), with the
exterior manifestations often associated with Islam playing, in
comparison, a secondary role.
Any family who feels that they can make a useful contribution
to promoting better understanding and helping to bridge
cultural divides through participating in this series that is,
those with a sound intention are encouraged to seize this
All enquiries should in the first
instance be directed to Rowan Price
0207 633 2582 or by email