Tag Archives: Dame Helen Mirren

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.

Don’t Mess With The Dame!

See this picture here? Imagine if that immaculate visage was bearing down upon you, with a look of pure venom. You’d do exactly what you were told, wouldn’t you?

Dame Helen Mirren Is The Queen Of Awards!

Last night, Dame Helen Mirren was officially named the best actress of the year, at the 2013 Laurence Olivier awards.

Emma Watson And The Nine Scary Waxworks Of Doom

This week, a new waxwork of Emma Watson was revealed at the world famous Madame Tussaud’s in London. She looks, as a lot of waxworks do, not entirely unlike herself, but also not unlike someone else wearing an Emma Watson ...

‘Skyfall’ Finally Starts To Pick Up Some Awards Love…

Empire Magazine, the journal of note for the British film buff, has done what the Oscars failed to do, what the Golden Globes failed to do, and what the Brit Awards failed to do (principally because it does not have any categories that ...

Helen Mirren Heading to ‘University’

Dame Helen Mirren (Hitchcock) is confirmed to voice the role of the headmistress in the prequel to the animated flick Monsters Inc., reports BBC News.