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Benedict Cumberbatch Lands Spot On U.k. Theatre's Most Influential List

The Sherlock star's 12-week run in the William Shakespeare play sold out in just seven hours, and extra tickets were awarded via a ballot system while fans camped outside the Barbican Centre in...

Imelda Staunton's Gypsy To Transfer To Broadway

The Harry Potter star took on the Momma Rose role at the Chichester Festival Theatre in England last year (14) before the production transferred to London's Savoy Theatre, where it opened to rave...

Nicole Kidman And James Mcavoy Win Big At Evening Standard Theatre Awards

The Oscar winner ended her nearly two-month run as scientist Rosalind Franklin in new play Photograph 51 in the West End on Saturday (21Nov15), and she celebrated the closing with a triumphant win,...

Imelda Staunton's Gypsy Tops U.k. Theatre Awards

The Harry Potter star made her debut in the revival of Stephen Sondheim's classic last year (14) for the Chichester Festival Theatre, and she has continued to earn rave reviews following the production's...

Imelda Staunton Wins UK Theatre Award For Her Performance In ‘Gypsy’

Imelda Staunton has won a UK Theatre Award for her performance in Gypsy. Staunton received the award for Best Musical Performance at the UK Theatre Awards 2015 at London’s Guildhall on Sunday (18th October).Imelda Staunton...

Grand Budapest Hotel Leads Bafta Nominations With 11

'The Grand Budapest Hotel' leads the BAFTA Film Awards nominations with 11 nods. The Wes Anderson comedy movie is up for the main award, Best Film, but will face stiff competition from 'Birdman' and 'The...

Miners Movie 'Pride' Wins Best Film At British Independent Film Awards

The miners' strike drama Pride has won Best Film at the British Independent Film Awards. The film collected three awards in total, with Andrew Scott and Imelda Staunton winning best supporting actor and actress, respectively.Pride...

Pride Wins Big At British Independent Film Awards

'Pride' was the big winner at the British Independent Film Awards taking home three prizes.The movie, which is about an alliance formed between gay rights campaigners and pit workers during the 1984 miners' strike, was...

Michael Gambon And Imelda Staunton Reuniting With Julie Walters In Paddington

Harry Potter co-stars Sir Michael Gambon and Imelda Staunton are reuniting onscreen to help bring beloved children's character Paddington Bear to life in an upcoming movie.Gambon, who replaced the late Richard Harris as Professor Dumbledore...

Pride Reviews

After taking Cannes by storm and picking up a few awards in the process, the true comedy-drama Pride has already joined the ranks of beloved British crowd-pleasers, even though it's only opening in UK cinemas...

With 100%, 'Pride' Is Probably The Best British Movie Of The Year

Pride is almost certainly the movie that you have to see at the cinema this weekend. The comedy-drama has everything to match some of the great British movies of recent years - The King's Speech,...

Imelda Staunton To Play Gypsy's Mum Onstage

Actress Imelda Staunton is to reteam with the director of her award-winning play Sweeney Todd to take on the role of burlesque artist Gypsy Rose Lee's tough mum in a new production of Gypsy.Staunton and...

Imelda Staunton Only Saw Angelina Jolie Once

Imelda Staunton only met Angelina Jolie once while filming 'Maleficent'.The 58-year-old actress plays head pixie Knotgrass in Disney's reimagining of the 'Sleeping Beauty' tale but she admits she only crossed paths with the 39-year-old actress,...

Roger Moore And Imelda Staunton Urge Monarch To Act On Circuses

British movie stars Sir Roger Moore and Imelda Staunton are joining forces to urge Queen Elizabeth Ii to push for a ban on wild animals in circuses.The U.K. government has previously vowed to introduce a...

'Maleficent' Teased In New Behind-the-scenes Interviews With Angelina Jolie And Elle Fanning

Ready to check out the brand new behind-the-scenes featurette for Disney's new live action fairytale, Maleficent? Stars Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning talk about their thrilling new movie in this access-all-areas look at the making...

Helen Mirren Wins First Olivier Award

Dame Helen Mirren has won her first ever Olivier Award.The 67-year-old actress picked up the prestigious Best actress award for her role as Queen Elizabeth the II in Stephen Daldry's 'The Audience' at the ceremony...

Sienna Miller, Sean Bean (And Alan Partridge) Amongst Bafta Nominees

Sienna Miller, Imelda Staunton, Peter Capaldi and Sarah Lancashire are among the nominees for the 2013 television BAFTAs. London based actress Miller - a star on both sides of the Atlantic - gets the nod...

Rupert Everett & Sheridan Smith Land Top Theatre Awards

Rupert Everett, Sheridan Smith, Imelda Staunton and Michael Ball were the toast of the London theatre scene on Sunday (17Feb13) after picking up the lead acting prizes at the 13th annual Whatsonstage.com awards.Everett picked up...

Michael Ball Won Over By Sweeney Todd Co-star Imelda Staunton

British stage star Michael Ball has heaped praise on "genius" actress Imelda Staunton following their run in a London production of Sweeney Todd, insisting he "burst with pride" working with her every night.The co-stars played...

Juno Temple: Matthew Mcconaughey Is Mind-blowing

Juno Temple thinks Matthew McConaughey is a mind-blowing actor.The 23-year-old actress - who has been shortlisted for the 2013 EE Rising Star Award alongside Elizabeth Olsen, Suraj Sharma, Andrea Riseborough and Alicia Vikander - had...

Stars To Serve At London Restaurant For Charity

Emma Thompson, Sir Derek Jacobi and Imelda Staunton are among the stars who will take on the roles of waiters, bar staff and cloakroom attendants at a famous London restaurant to raise money for charity.Guests...

Imelda Staunton Beats Michael Ball To UK Theatre Award

Imelda Staunton has beaten her co-star, Michael Ball, to the award for Best Performance in a Musical at the Theatre Awards UK which were held yesterday in London (28th Oct. 2012).Staunton played Mrs Lovett, the...

Imelda Staunton Picks Up Theatre Award

Harry Potter actress Imelda Staunton has triumphed over her Sweeney Todd co-star Michael Ball at the 2012 Theatre Awards Uk.Staunton and Ball, who play murderous partners in crime in the Stephen Sondheim production, went head-to-head...

Alfred Hitchock And Tippi Hedren's Torturous Relationship Unveiled In Hbo's 'The Girl'

HBO’s The Girl tells the tale of Alfred Hitchcock’s relationship with the screen star Tippi Hedren - played by Sienna Miller. The story itself seems to be the real winner here; the TV movie explores...

'Sweeney Todd' Co-stars Imelda Staunton And Michael Ball Go Against Each Other At Theatre Awards UK

Imelda Staunton, one of the stars of the Harry Potter films, is going to go head-to-head with a co-star from her recent impressive performance on the stage in Sweeney Todd at the UK Theatre Awards...

First Angelina Jolie Shots As Maleficent Revealed

The first shots of Angelina Jolie as Disney villainess Maleficent have been revealed, with the star and newly celebrated director going back to her acting roots. Jolie is also the executive producer in the film,...

Michael Ball's Les Miserables Advice

Michael Ball had a ''long chat'' with Eddie Redmayne about the role of Marius in 'Les Miserables'. The actor - who is now starring alongside Imelda Staunton in a West End version of 'Sweeney Todd'...

Controversial Hitchcock Biopic In Works

The BBC plans to air a movie based on Tippi Hedren's account of her relationship with Alfred Hitchcock when she was "discovered" by him to portray the lead character in the 1962 movie The Birds...

Arthur Christmas, Funniest I Read All Year, Says Mcavoy

Arthur Christmas and The Muppets are set to do battle for the Thanksgiving crowds this weekend, and Scottish actor James Mcavoy thinks the former should be on everyone's must-see list. James plays the eponymous Arthur,...

Imelda Staunton Glad For Slow Career

Imelda Staunton is glad she gained success at an older age because it means she could build her life in England.The 55-year-old actress - who was nominated for an Academy Award for her performance in...

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