Articles Tagged 'Honours List'

Cumberbatch, Ejiofor, Redmayne Honored in Queen’s Birthday List

The Queen’s birthday honours list has been announced amid intense speculation (and the odd tabloid leak), and some of our favorite people have been given the royal seal of approval. Benedict Cumberbatch is awarded a C.B.E. (Commander of the British Empire, one order of honor below a knighthood) for services to drama. These include Sherlock, […]


John Hurt and Kristin Scott Thomas Top the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List

Our congratulations go to two of the U.K.’s most beloved acting luminaries, as John Hurt and Kristin Scott Thomas have been made a knight and a dame respectively in the Queen’s 2015 New Year’s Honours List. A twice-yearly tradition, the Queen’s honors are handed out at the beginning and halfway points of the year (the latter being known […]

Dame Maggie Smith, John Barrowman and Daniel Day Lewis

Daniel Day-Lewis, Maggie Smith and John Barrowman Honored by the Queen

The Queen’s Birthday Honours List was announced yesterday, and it seems we have a new theatrical sir to add to an already enormously impressive list. Daniel Day-Lewis is to receive a knighthood, putting the three-time Oscar winner on a par with Sirs Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen and Kenneth Branagh. He is one of 1,149 people […]

Kate Winslet meets the Queen

Kate Winslet Meets The Queen

Kate Winslet has something to be thankful for today, as she has been awarded a CBE for services to drama by The Queen at Buckingham Palace. Look, we’ve even got a photo of it happening. And while this isn’t quite the full Kenneth Branagh knighthood yet, it does bode well for future honors. Speaking to reporters […]