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Julie Andrews Reacts to Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins

Emily Blunt admits to having some “trepidation” taking on the iconic role of Mary Poppins in the upcoming film Mary Poppins Returns, but her mind has been put at ease. Blunt recently talked about getting feedback from Dame Julie Andrews, who starred as the magical nanny in the 1964 Disney film. She didn’t speak to Andrews directly but did hear from […]

Julie Andrews and Giullian Gioiello in ‘Julie’s Greenroom’

WATCH: Julie Andrews Gets Her Own Children’s TV Show

Millions of us learned how to sing with her rendition of “Doh-Re-Mi” in The Sound of Music, and now Dame Julie Andrews wants to teach a whole new generation. She’s teamed up with The Jim Henson Company, who created The Muppets and all the creatures in fantasy movies like Labyrinth and The Dark Crystal, on a new show […]

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Happy 80th Birthday, Julie Andrews!

Today (October 1) is the 80th birthday of a giant of modern entertainment. Julie Andrews has been wowing audiences on stage and screen since her teens—her West End debut was in 1948—and will remain a firm favorite of children everywhere thanks to two particularly iconic performances. She’s a true all-rounder, a multiple award-winning actress and […]

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Disney is Working on a Sequel to ‘Mary Poppins’

Before we start, let’s just all agree that whatever comes to pass with the information discussed in this particular story, nothing could ever dent the joy and majesty of Mary Poppins. It won Julie Andrews an Academy Award, it’s an eternal childhood classic and if there’s a more optimistically mournful lament in the Disney canon […]

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WATCH: 17 British Celebs Starring on ‘Sesame Street’

The Sesame Street theme song asks the age-old question, “Can you tell me how to get, how to get to Sesame Street?” The directions might be a little tricky if coming from the U.K., but some of our favorite British actors and singers have made their way to the famous street. Julie Andrews kicked off the trend in […]

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5 British Actresses Who Were Child Stars

Today is the International Day of the Girl Child, a United Nations initiative to highlight some of the challenges that face young girls in particular, all over the world. These include gender inequality, access to education, legal rights and so on. And it’s timely that this should roll around now, given that it’s less than […]

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Snapshot: 50 Years of Dame Julie Andrews

This week marks the 50th anniversary of the release of the classic Disney musical Mary Poppins — and as such, it’s also fifty years since Dame Julie Andrews first appeared on screen. Here’s a look back at the Surrey-born actress and singer’s five decade career in pictures: See more: Julie Andrews to Bring One of Her Children’s […]

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Brits with Birthdays: Kate Winslet Turns 38, and More

Kate Winslet, the English lovely who won an Oscar for Best Actress in The Reader (2008) and has been nominated another five times, celebrates her 38th birthday this Saturday, Oct. 6. The actress, who has also starred in Sense and Sensibility, Titanic, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Finding Neverland and more, is currently pregnant with her third child. The father is Ned Rocknroll (born […]

Oi! Katy Perry! Hands Off Mary Poppins!

OK, this might start off looking like a slightly Ameriphenic news story, perhaps, but bear with me, the point will become clear. Katy Perry has been talking to the Daily Mirror about Mary Poppins, the 1964 Disney classic that stars Julie Andrews (British), David Tomlinson (British), is set in London (Britain) and features what is […]

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