Paddington

LISTEN: Hugh Bonneville Reads a Letter from Paddington

Are you sitting comfortably? Then we’ll begin.

For no reason other than the lightening of the day and the warming of the heart we present this, a letter written by Michael Bond from Paddington Bear to his Aunt Lucy, concerning Christmas with the Brown family.

British Annotated First Editions Up for Auction

Sotheby’s auction house in London, England, has put a selection of annotated first edition books on display with illustrations from Peggy Fortnum, Raymond Briggs, Quentin Blake, Judith Kerr, and Terry Gilliam, just to name a ...

Ben Whishaw Initially Turned Down ‘Paddington’

It’s difficult to imagine A-list movie stars having self-doubt, but of course it does happen.

Ben Whishaw (Skyfall, Cloud Atlas) talks about his initial concerns over giving Paddington Bear a voice in an interview with Marie Claire.

WATCH: New ‘Paddington’ Trailer Features Ben Whishaw’s Voice

We had a peek at the first Paddington trailer back in June 2013, but this is the first time we get to hear the Peruvian bear speak. And he’s quite cheeky.

The Story of Paddington Bear and Jeremy Clarkson

Let’s get one thing clear before we start, the U.K. may be a small country by U.

Michael Sheen’s Paddington Statue Unveiled, First of 50 Contributions to Paddington Trail

VisitLondon is teaming up with British celebrities like Michael Sheen (Masters of Sex), Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock), Peter Capaldi (Doctor Who), and Emma Watson (The Perks of Being a Wallflower), in an attempt to raise funds for ...

Phew! Ben Whishaw Takes Over from Colin Firth as Paddington Bear

It’s OK to admit you were worried about who would play the voice of Paddington, in the movie Paddington, since Colin Firth reluctantly walked away, sadly noting that “it’s been bittersweet to see this delightful creature ...

Colin Firth: “Paddington Simply Doesn’t Have My Voice”

When the first teaser trailer for the forthcoming Paddington movie came out, and we got a first glimpse of the bear and the hat and the duffle coat, it seemed perfectly reasonable not to have heard him speak.

WATCH: The ‘Paddington’ Trailer is Finally Here

I don’t know where anyone gets off saying Friday 13 is unlucky, cos there’s been a bumper crop of movie news today that should keep anyone counting their lucky stars for a month at least.

PHOTOS: A Closer Look at Paddington Bear the Movie Star

English author Michael Bond‘s Paddington Bear is starring in a new live-action film; it’s his time to shine. The teaser trailer gave us a glimpse of the Peruvian bear, but just that … a glimpse.