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Fisherman's Friends Movie In The Works

26th July 2013

The story of British sea shanty group Fisherman's Friends is to be brought to the big screen by Calendar Girls director Nigel Cole.The singers landed a major recording deal in 2010 after they were discovered...

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Helen Mirren Terrified About Royal Role

9th June 2012

Dame Helen Mirren was terrified about playing Queen Elizabeth.The actress - who was awarded a Best Actress Oscar in 2006 for her role as the monarch in 'The Queen' - claims she was ''very, very...

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Calendar Girls Head To Dubai

27th July 2009

JERRY HALL is preparing to pack her bags for the United Arab Emirates - producers of the star's CALENDAR GIRLS stage musical are considering an offer to move the show to Dubai.Mick Jagger's ex-wife strips...

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Hall Goes Naked For Stage Role

19th June 2009

Former supermodel JERRY HALL is to bare all onstage in London again - she's stripping off for a role in West End play CALENDAR GIRLS.The ex-wife of Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger will disrobe for...

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No Sequel For Calendar Girls

18th May 2009

DAME HELEN MIRREN's co-star in CALENDAR GIRLS has laughed off reports of a sequel to the hit film - insisting the movie has produced enough spin-offs already. Penelope Wilton starred alongside Mirren in the surprise 2003...

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Calendar Girls Get Musical Makeover

7th August 2007

The producers of unlikely box office hit CALENDAR GIRLS are trying their luck again - on stage. The 2003 movie, which charted a Women's Institute chapter's fundraising effort by posing nude for a risque calendar,...

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Queen Helen Triumphs At The Oscars

26th February 2007

Dame Helen Mirren has scooped an Academy Award for her role in The Queen at the glitteriest event of the year.The 61-year-old actress now has an Oscar to proudly display next to the hoard of...

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The Things They Say 4159

26th February 2007

"I told them not to bother with flesh-coloured g-strings, or things over their nipples, or any of that paraphernalia, but just to go for it. Also, have a glass of champagne. Or maybe five or...

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Macy Loves Mirren's Nude Reputation

15th February 2007

Actor WILLIAM H. MACY is full of praise for Oscar-nominated actress DAME HELEN MIRREN - because she has a tendency to strip off in each of her movie roles. Mirren, who is the favourite to...

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Bafta Adds To Mirren's Crown Jewels

12th February 2007

Helen Mirren must be struggling to store her awards after picking up a Bafta for best actress last night.Royal epic The Queen was also named best film at the star-studded event at the beautiful royal...

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Imrie Jumps To Mirren's Defence

26th September 2004

LATEST: British actress CELIA IMRIE has leaped to acting pal DAME HELEN MIRREN's defence after ELLEN BARKIN criticised her decision to appear naked on screen. Barking, 50, said Mirren's disrobing in a number of...

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Barkin: Mirren Should Keep Her Clothes On

20th September 2004

ELLEN BARKIN refuses to follow British actress HELEN MIRREN's example and remove her clothes on screen - because it would be too embarrassing for her family. Barkin, who turned 50 earlier this year (04),...

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Mirren To Bare All As Elizabeth I

23rd July 2004

DAME HELEN MIRREN will allegedly be stripping off at the age of 58 when she portrays QUEEN ELIZABETH I in a steamy British TV drama. The British actress, who bared all in last year's...

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Mirren: Queen Of The Nudists

8th July 2004

British actress DAME HELEN MIRREN finds it so easy to strip off on screen and in public, she likens the experience to "drinking a glass of orange juice". The PRIME SUSPECT star, 58, has...

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Mirren Prepares For Cuba Sex Scenes By Checking Out Caligula

5th July 2004

HELEN MIRREN revisited sex movie CALIGULA to prepare for her upcoming nude scenes opposite CUBA GOODING JR in new film SHADOWBOXER. The British actress, who is famous for revealing all in films like CALENDAR...

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Mirren's Breakdown On Clearing Set

29th June 2004

British actress DAME HELEN MIRREN had an "emotional breakdown" over the death of her younger brother PETER on the set of her latest Hollywood film THE CLEARING. Mirren, 58, was devastated when Peter, a...

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Full Monty Literary Agent Knifed To Death

26th May 2004

The British literary agent behinds hit films THE FULL MONTY and BILLY ELLIOTT has been murdered in a frenzied knife attack. ROD HALL, 53, was discovered in his luxury Bermondsey, south London apartment after...

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Calendar Girls Book West End Date

5th May 2004

Hit British film CALENDAR GIRLS is to be resurrected on the legendary London stage, following the success of the THE FULL MONTY spin-off. Makers of the DAME HELEN MIRREN-starring comedy - which focuses on...

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Mirren Admires Depardieu

15th April 2004

HELEN MIRREN thinks of French movie star GERARD DEPARDIEU everytime she has to disrobe for a sex scene - because he's never afraid to get naked on screen. The PRIME SUSPECT star has never...

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Return Of The King Dominates Britain's Empire Awards

29th January 2004

LORD OF THE RINGS conclusion THE RETURN OF THE KING is the frontrunner at this year's (04) SONY ERICSSON EMPIRE AWARDS - after scooping an impressive eight nominations. The PETER JACKSON-directed epic was nominated...

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Real-life Calendar Girls Give Money Away

28th September 2003

The real-life CALENDAR GIRLS have decided to give away their film earnings to charity. The members of RYLSTONE WOMEN'S INSTITUTE - whose topless fund-raising antics have been portrayed in the hit British movie starring...

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George Michael Joins Children's Charity Campaign

18th September 2003

Superstar GEORGE MICHAEL is supporting a campaign to help raise $32 million (GBP20 million) for terminally ill children. The FAITH hitmaker joins British stars including CALENDAR GIRLS actress JULIE WALTERS in aiding the RAINBOW...

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Calendar Girls Are British Number One

17th September 2003

The film adaptation of a true story of middle-aged women stripping for a charity calendar has shot to the top of the British film box office. CALENDAR GIRLS, starring JULIE WALTERS and HELEN MIRREN,...

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Teenage Star Delighted At Naked Mirren

16th September 2003

The teenage star of CALENDAR GIRLS was delighted to get a part in the new movie - because it gave him the chance to see his childhood crush HELEN MIRREN naked. JOHN-PAUL MACLEOD, 18,...

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John Hurt On The Booze At Premiere

5th September 2003

Veteran British actor JOHN HURT's well documented penchant for alcohol is showing no signs of abating - he reportedly turned up drunk to the premiere of his new movie. The ALIEN star -...

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Calendar Girls Director Plans Raunchier Follow-up

1st September 2003

CALENDAR GIRLS movie maker NIGEL COLE is already planning his next picture, he wants to turn British acting dames JUDI DENCH and MAGGIE SMITH into middle-aged prostitutes. The British director's first two feature films...

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Calender Girls Let It All Hang Out

21st August 2003

Actress HELEN MIRREN got her CALENDAR GIRLS co-stars so fired up about filming a difficult nude scene, even the director and crew offered to bare all in support. The GOSFORD PARK star takes the...

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Mirren's Naked Mania

20th August 2003

Actress HELEN MIRREN happily stripped off for her latest film role - because she's a "nudist at heart". The 58-year-old British thespian is well known for her easy attitude to on-screen nudity, and hotly-tipped...

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Helen Mirren Nervous Over Nude Scenes

17th July 2003

Veteran screen star HELEN MIRREN was terrified about stripping for nude scenes in new movie CALENDAR GIRLS. But the 57-year-old - notorious for shedding her clothes in raunchy movies such as CALIGULA -...

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