Articles Tagged 'Angela Lansbury'

Dame Angela Lansbury at 90: 10 Roles to Watch Online

Today (October 16) marks Dame Angela Lansbury‘s 90th birthday. If you’re like us here at Anglophenia, you may have grown up with the British actress, watching her solve mysteries in the beloved Murder, She Wrote or delightfully singing as she made meat pies in the TV movie Sweeney Todd in the 1980s. Possibly your love goes even further […]

Amanda Abbington, Angela Lansbury and Mark Gatiss (Pic: Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)

LOOK: It’s ‘Murder, She Wrote’ Meets ‘Sherlock’ He Writes

This is a fantastic picture, is it not? Amanda Abbington and Mark Gatiss flanking the great Angela Lansbury at last night’s (April 11) Olivier Awards. Angela was there to accept the award for best actress in a supporting role, given for her portrayal of the medium Madame Arcati in the Gielgud Theatre’s production of Blithe […]

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There Is Nothing Like A Dame: Angela Lansbury Meets The Queen

There’s something enormously compelling about these pictures of famous people getting honors from the Queen. It’s not unlike seeing friends from two different parts of your life chatting in a bar. The immediate reaction is almost “I didn’t know you two KNEW each other!?” Of course, everyone knows Angela Lansbury, who yesterday made the trip […]

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Angela Lansbury Makes Her Return to the West End

We don’t know if the two are tied together but we find it interesting that Angela Lansbury recently landed in the news, expressing her disappointment for the NBC Murder, She Wrote reboot, and is now starring in a play in London. It may just be a coincidence, but we like it. There have been talks of a […]

As ‘Cars 2’ Rolls In, The Top Five Cartoon Performances by Brits

Brits go heavy metal in Cars 2, the Pixar-Disney animated sequel film opening this Friday (June 24), as Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer and Eddie Izzard all voice major vehicular characters. Jason Isaacs and Vanessa Redgrave also pipe up in minor roles (Redgrave as a regal car Queen). Why so many British stars? Cars 2’s plot […]

Angela Lansbury on ‘Manchurian Candidate’ and Elusive Film Stardom

At a recent screening of The Manchurian Candidate, Angela Lansbury spoke about what she termed her “unrequited movie career.” Lansbury, 85, told a packed audience that she’s an actress, not a movie star, and although she says she doesn’t regret it, she didn’t seem entirely happy about it, either. “I know that I missed out […]