Tag Archives: Dame Helen Mirren

Five British Stars And Five Things They Should Give Up For Lent

It’s Ash Wednesday, a time when a lot of people consider giving stuff up for Lent. It’s usually chocolate, or maybe bread or even alcohol. Not all addictive habits are food related, as we shall see.

BAFTAs 2014: A Whole Lotta ‘Gravity,’ And Chiwetel Ejiofor Is The Best Actor In The World

Please be upstanding for the BAFTA Film awards; the big ticket event in the British cinematic calendar, in which British acting talent and the big players from Hollywood come to a gala do in London, to be gently ribbed by Stephen ...

WATCH: Dame Helen Mirren Previews BAFTA Fellowship Speech

Dame Helen Mirren talks to Anglophenia’s Al Moloney ahead of receiving prestigious BAFTA Fellowship, an honor which in the past has been handed to the likes of Lord Laurence Olivier, Sir Alfred Hitchcock and Dame Elizabeth Taylor. ...

Dame Helen Mirren, What Are You DOING?

Here’s an idea for next year’s Academy Awards, when you give out your best actor trophy, or best soundtrack for that matter, why not demand that the lucky winners do a quick round of charades before they can get their hands ...

Dame Helen Mirren To Be Honored With BAFTA Fellowship

Now that we’re deep into awards season, these sort of lifetime achievement backpats are coming thick and fast, but you’d have to be a curmudgeon of some standing to begrudge Dame Helen Mirren her moment. Especially as ...

Golden Globes: Idris Elba, Helena Bonham Carter, Tatiana Maslany Score Nods

The nominations are in for this year’s crop of Golden Globes, and as you’d expect, the list is dominated by the best of British talent, from Dame Helen Mirren, to Michael Sheen, to Dame Judi Dench. BBC AMERICA earned three ...

Brits with Birthdays: Mick Jagger Gathers No Moss at 70

If there’s a run on birthday candles in the U.K. this week, there’s an easy explanation.  Way too many famous Brits are celebrating birthdays.

Dame Helen Mirren’s Play Breaks Cinema Records

What? Nothing unusual or weird about that headline at all.

So, the story is this, on June 13, a live broadcast of Dame Helen Mirren’s West End play The Audience, in which she plays Queen Elizabeth II, was broadcast to cinemas across Britain and in the U.S.

Helen Mirren’s Advice For Young Actors: “Don’t Be Up Your Own Bum”

Aspiring thespians would have to be fairly foolish to turn down the offer of some helpful words of guidance from Dame Helen Mirren, not least because she’s famously blunt, so you won’t have to strain your hand writing reams ...

Bearded Riff-Raff Invade The Chelsea Flower Show

See these hirsute little men? See their pointy hats? I’m ashamed to admit that they have been allowed entry into one of the finest events in the British horticultural calendar: the Chelsea Flower Show, for the first time ever.