Articles Tagged 'Joanna Lumley'

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Joanna Lumley Pays Homage to Elvis with Documentary

Elvis Presley is one of those people who doesn’t need a surname to be recognizable. You just know him by his first name. Joanna Lumley, whom we know as Patsy from Absolutely Fabulous among other roles, was introduced to his music as a young girl growing up in England. Lumley has teamed up with ITV to […]

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RIP Patrick Macnee: The Original Avenger

Patrick Macnee, the actor best known to British audience as the debonair British secret agent John Steed in the TV series The Avengers, has died at the age of 93. Ever the gentleman actor, Patrick’s career began early, playing roles in the West End during his teens, including a part in Laurence Olivier’s movie adaptation […]

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‘AbFab’ Movie: Edina Monsoon is Grandmum to Teenage Girl

Absolutely Fabulous co-creator Jennifer Saunders may be keen to write a storyline about Edina Monsoon’s (Saunders) daughter Saffy (Julia Sawalha) having a teenaged daughter in the new AbFab movie, but what is age-conscious Eddy going to say about it? RadioTimes reports the producers are casting a 13-year-old girl to play the role of Saffy’s daughter […]

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Brit Binge Watching: Five Nature Docs You Can Stream Online Now

With Earth Day coming up next Tuesday (April 22), here are a few natural history docs to help you appreciate all the beauty our Earth has to offer! 1. Joanna Lumley’s Nile Watch as Joanna Lumley travels the entire length of the Nile river from it’s mouth at Alexandria to its source in the Rwandan mountains. […]

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PICS: Little Peter Capaldi Supports Fostering Campaign

See this fella here? That’s Peter Capaldi as a young boy (and soon-to-be passionate fan of this brand-new TV show called Doctor Who, which started when he was just five years old). Not quite got The Stare together yet, has he? And this is Joanna Lumley, in the days before the beehive and AbFab: The […]

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Jennifer Saunders: ‘The AbFab Movie IS Happening’

Now here’s a thing we should have put in our things to look forward to in 2014 post. Jennifer Saunders has confirmed that she is working on an Absolutely Fabulous movie, and what’s more, if she doesn’t do it, she has to pay her comedy partner Dawn French £100,000. Speaking on the Jonathan Ross show […]

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WATCH: Joanna Lumley Act Out ‘Game of Thrones’

It’s a Friday. You don’t want to read anything complicated, and I don’t want to write it. Save that stuff for a Monday when you need to feel dragged into distracting blog posts by an enticing trail of flighty words and sticky concepts, as a way to escape the yawning maw of the week ahead. […]

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12 British Actors Who Got Started In Soaps

Never mind the Billboards, the real trophy-doling fun of the weekend happened on Saturday night, at the British Soap Awards, in which the great, the good and the downright torrid rubbed fake-tanned shoulders and practised the most outrageous Nominated Loserface in the bathrooms of MediaCityUK, Salford. Coronation Street, the longest-running TV serial drama in the […]

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