Tag Archives: Dame Judi Dench

13 Definitive Portrayals of British Monarchs in Film and TV

Life is never boring if you’re the head of a country. There are international treaties to oversee, bitter arguments to overcome, threats from rivals and countries to conquer, and sometimes your personal life can’t help but ...

10 British Actors and the Iconic Roles They Didn’t Play

Show business often throws up arresting ways to illustrate the multiverse theory; that with every decision taken, a parallel world exists in which an alternative decision was taken instead. So, for example, there are universes where ...

The Surprising Singing Voices of British Actors

If you were to go solely on the reaction of showbiz bloggers and newshounds (hello!), Keira Knightley‘s decision to play a struggling singer (and sing) in her latest movie Begin Again is one that is not only surprising, but ...

WATCH: Cumberbatch Reads Kurt Vonnegut Letter

It has been a busy Hay literary festival for Benedict Cumberbatch. On Friday (May 30), he appeared onstage with Hugh Bonneville reading the winning entries in a BBC Radio 2 children’s story competition, and over the weekend he ...

Kelly Reilly’s 10 Greatest British Roles Before ‘Black Box’

If you’ve been watching ABC’s new drama Black Box, in which Kelly Reilly plays a neurologist with her own secret battle against mental illness, you’ll be aware that Kelly can rock a decent American accent with the ...

Dame Judi Dench Works as a Shop Assistant

You might think you’re seeing things when walking into Fenwick of Bond Street, London, and see the likes of Dame Judi Dench behind the counter, but that is no lookalike, nor is it opposite day.

Batmannequin: Christian Bale’s New Waxwork Is Unveiled

Waxworks are amazing, aren’t they? Especially in the modern era, when it’s possible to spend your entire day—every day—looking at new pictures and movies of your favorite famous person in the world, the idea that anyone ...

The Sky’s The Limit: ‘Gravity’ Leads 2014 BAFTA Nominations

The list of nominations for this year’s BAFTA film awards were announced this morning, and it seems, as with the Golden Globes, that there’s a huge critical consensus around a handful of astonishing performances.

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 ...

Expect Brits Aplenty on the Red Carpet this Awards Season

What goes with red? That’s the question any number of British stars are asking themselves as they select outfits in which to walk the red carpet during awards season.