Tag Archives: Emma Thompson

New Yorkers: Emma Thompson Is Heading To Your Town

Recently we’ve been bringing you a lot of news about theatrical events that are happening on the wrong side of the Atlantic, starring some of Anglophenia’s most beloved performers, so here’s a brief note of excitement ...

WATCH: Emma Thompson Hunts Peter Rabbit

It’s OK, this isn’t one of those videos where beloved childhood characters are given an adult makeover, and Bert and Ernie’s twin beds finally get pushed together. It’s not that kind of hunting.

Colin Firth And Hugh Bonneville To Star In ‘Paddington Bear’ Movie

It’s hard to be sure that this news, which is impossibly exciting for British people of a certain age and mental attitude, will have quite the same resonance all the way over there, but here goes, from the beginning:

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!