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Judi Dench Interviewed By British Royal

The British star was interviewed by Queen Elizabeth II's son during the question-and-answer session at the royal residence on Tuesday night (23Jun15) to raise funds for Films Without Borders, a charity which helps...

Theatre Mogul Richard Eyre In Bust-up Over Memoir

The former director of London's iconic National Theatre lifted the lid on his life in What Do I Know?: People, Politics and the Arts, a book featuring 50 essays about artists he has...

Judi Dench And Ian Mckellen Back Theatre Company For Older Actors

The Frontier Theatre group, which launches in London on Thursday night (18Jun15), was created to provide opportunities for ageing actors who struggle to find stage roles. Dench and MCKellen are patrons of...

Actresses Boost Fish Campaign With New Photoshoot

In February (15), Bonham Carter stunned fans when she was pictured nude and straddling a giant tuna as part of a drive to urge shoppers to purchase only sustainably caught seafood. Now...

Judi Dench Named Patron Of End Of Life Charity

The veteran actress, who lost her actor husband Michael Williams to cancer in 2001, has thrown her backing behind the organisation to help others deal with death and bereavement, and encourage discussion on...

Judi Dench Wins Critics' Votes In Election Night Drama

Acting veteran Dench, who won an Oscar for 1998 drama Shakespeare in Love and has appeared in seven James Bond films, stars in The Vote, an innovative play staged at London's Donmar Warehouse...

Tim Burton Rushed To Hospital

Tim Burton was rushed to hospital after being injured during the shooting of his latest film. The 56-year-old director - who is currently filming 'Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiars' in Blackpool, in the North West...

Donald Sinden Leaves $3.7 Million In His Will

Sinden died in September (14) aged 90 following a long battle with prostate cancer. The actor has left a share in his home in Kent, England to his daughter-in-law Delia, who...

Carey Mulligan's Dream Career

Carey Mulligan is living an ''incredible dream''.The 'Far From the Madding Crowd' actress can't believe her career has gone so well, she has shared stage and screen time with the likes of Bill Nighy and...

Judi Dench And Julian Fellowes To Speak At Donald Sinden's Memorial Service

The veteran actress and the Downton Abbey creator will appear at London's Wyndham's theatre to celebrate the life and career of Sinden, who died in September (14), aged 90, following a battle with...

Kenneth Branagh To Star In Four Plays Within One Season

The Cinderella director's organisation will kick off a year-long residency at London's Garrick Theatre in October (15) with an adaptation of William Shakespeare's A Winter's Tale, and Branagh will return to the stage...

Kevin Spacey Scoops Theatre Honour

Kevin Spacey was honoured with a special award at last night's (12.04.15) Olivier Awards.The 'House of Cards' star was presented with the accolade by Dame Judi Dench at the prestigious ceremony - which is sponsored...

Helen Mirren 'Expected' To Win An Oscar

Dame Helen Mirren ''expected'' to win an Oscar.The 69-year-old actress, who starred as Britain's Queen Elizabeth in the 2006 hit 'The Queen', has revealed she'd anticipated winning the Best Actress gong despite facing competition from...

Judi Dench Smeared With Paint At Statue Unveiling

The veteran actress cut the ribbon on a sculpture of St Paul in tourist hotspot Covent Garden, but she fell victim to a newly-painted purple platform, which left her cream coat spattered with...

Judi Dench To Join Daughter On Stage For Election Play

The actresses will mirror real life by playing a mother and daughter set to cast their vote on election night in the production, which is set 90 minutes prior to the polls closing....

Film Stars Pay Respects To Richard Attenborough

The Jurassic Park star died in August (14) and his closest friends, family, film stars and a limited number of fans were given the chance to pay their respects and celebrate his life...

Marigold Hotel Still Rules At U.k. Box Office

The sequel, which stars Dame Judi Dench and follows a group of elderly Brits starting a new life in India, took $2.2 million (£1.4 million) over the weekend (13-15Mar15). It left the...

Monica Bellucci Thought She Was M

Monica Bellucci thought she was going to be the new M in 'Spectre'.The 50-year-old actress was surprised when she was asked to be in the forthcoming James Bond movie because of her age but was...

Celia Imrie Has Jack Nicholson Crush

Celia Imrie wants to spend the night with Jack Nicholson.The 62-year-old actress admires the legendary lothario's ''naughty quality'' and self-deprecation and would like to be more like him.Asked who she would choose to spend one...

Marigold Hotel Sequel Spends Second Weekend At Top Of U.k. Chart

The movie, starring Dame Judi Dench and Bill Nighy, took $3 million (£1.9 million) over the weekend (06-08Mar15), holding off competition from Will Smith's conman movie Focus, which rose one place to second,...

Shazad Latif Acted With Heroes

Shazad Latif relished the experience of working with his ''heroes'' on 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'.The 26-year-old British actor - who's best known for his starring role in the BBC TV series 'Spooks', in...

Dame Judi Dench Is Facing Deteriorating Eyesight With Grace

Judy Dench has long been regarded as one of the trailblazing women of the industry and she made a particularly brave admission this week. The 80-year-old actress, who has continued to take on challenging leading...

Judi Dench Won't Retire

Dame Judi Dench says retirement isn't in her vocabulary.The 80-year-old actress insists she has no plans to stop working in the near future and gets annoyed when people ask when she will be quitting.Asked if...

Starstruck Judi Dench

Dame Judi Dench gets ''starstruck''.The 'Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' star has admitted her and her daughter Finty Williams constantly find themselves not behaving in ''grown up'' ways when they attend events together. Speaking about...

Judi Dench Wants To Roll Back The Years

Veteran actress Dame Judi Dench wishes she could turn back time, as she prefers youthful exuberance over wisdom.The 80-year-old star insists there are no positives about growing old and she would happily trade in her...

Dame Judi Dench: I'd Rather Be Young Than Old

Dame Judi Dench says there is ''nothing good'' about getting older.The 80-year-old actress claims she'd rather be young than wise and tries to always challenge herself by doing new things.She said: ''There's nothing good about...

Dame Judi Dench Prefers Relationship To Single Life

Dame Judi Dench has admitted she prefers to be in a relationship.The 80-year-old actress was left devastated when her husband Michael Williams died in 2001 from lung cancer, but after getting over her grief she...

Judi Dench's Worst Audition

Judi Dench was told she didn't have the ''face'' for movies.The 'Skyfall' actress is well known for her acting credits in a host of top films but has recalled a time where she was told...

'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' Unites Original Starry Cast With Richard Gere

After The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel earned nearly $140 million on its release in 2012, the all-star cast and crew were keen to reassemble for a sequel. The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel hits UK...

'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' Captures Magic Of Its Predecessor

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel had a tough act to follow. Its predecessor remains of the best loved British movies of recent times and its subtle casting, genuinely funny script and heart-warming narrative saw...

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