Helen Mirren vs. Joanna Lumley

One is 66 (Helen), the other is 65 (Joanna). One has four BAFTAs (Dame Helen), the other has three (Joanna). One is an action hero on film (Ms. Mirren), while her counterpart is a political crusader (Lumley, with her push for residency rights for Gurkha soldiers in Britain). Both are utterly scintillating. Who tips your scales, DCI Jane Tennison or Patsy Stone? (Photos by AP.)

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By Kevin Wicks
Kevin Wicks is the founding editor of Anglophenia.