Tag Archives: Emma Thompson

Brit Binge Watching: Five Shakespeare Adaptations You Can View Online

Do you enjoy Shakespeare but don’t really have the time to sit down and deconstruct one of his plays? Well, you’re in luck, since the beginning of motion pictures, his work has been adapted into film and TV productions like these ...

First Look: Emma Thompson as ‘Mary Poppins’ Author P.L. Travers

Emma Thompson takes on the complex role of Mary Poppins author P.L. Travers in Disney’s Saving Mr.

10 British Acting Families (Who Are Not the Redgraves)

This week Doctor Who fans will get to see mother-daughter duo Dame Diana Rigg and Rachael Stirling in “The Crimson Horror.” The actresses will also be playing a mother-daughter pair in the show with Rigg as Winifred ...

Shakespeare Day: In Honor of the Bard of Avon

Poet and playwright William Shakespeare is celebrated on April 23 each year, affectionately known as Shakespeare Day, and while today is not a bank holiday (people don’t get the day off of work) in the U.K.

Martin Freeman Feels Left Out

Martin Freeman is quite popular these days starring opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in the critically acclaimed Sherlock; and, of course, he is Bilbo Baggins in the forthcoming The Hobbit. Yet, he’s whinging about not making the cut ...

Disneyland Shuts Down for Emma Thompson

For the first time in over ten years Disneyland will wall off parts of the park to film Saving Mr. Banks starring Emma Thompson and Tom Hanks on November 6 and 7, according to Examiner.com.

Vote in the Anglo Fan Favorites Tournament, Women of 2011: Round 1

We've crowned the men's champion. Now let's move on to the ladies. 32 fabulous British women vie for the title. Pippa Middleton or Karen Gillan? Helen Mirren or Joanna Lumley? Start your fan campaigns now and vote!

News Roundup: Thompson, Winslet, Weisz Face Off Against Cosmetic Surgery

• Kate Winslet, Emma Thompson and Rachel Weisz have bonded over the issue of plastic surgery for female actresses. They have formed what they’re calling The British Anti-Cosmetic Surgery League, and resolve never to fall prey to ...

The Top 5 Late-Night TV Moments of 2010

When it comes to late-night television, celebrity guests tend to let loose a bit, have a laugh and indulge in a bit of monkey business. And those saucy Brits do not disappoint.

Florence, Mumford and Sons Up For Best New Artist Grammy

The Grammy nominations were released tonight (December 1), and as expected, British acts Florence and the Machine and Mumford & Sons will compete for the Best New Artist Grammy. They will face teen heartthrob Justin Bieber, rapper ...