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The Queen Declines Mirren Dvd

16th February 2007

British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II declined the offer of an advance of the DAME HELEN MIRREN-starring movie THE QUEEN - because she only owns a VHS player. Earlier this week (14FEB07), the film's producer ANDY...

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The Things They Say 4053

15th February 2007

"I chatted to her about her doggies. I was talking about when you have a lot of little dogs and they play very rough. I told the Queen I have 16 dogs." SHARON OSBOURNE talks...

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Mirren Daunted By Royal Role

14th February 2007

DAME HELEN MIRREN was mistaken for royalty while filming THE QUEEN, but found being treated with the utmost respect at all times extremely daunting. The actors and crew on set had difficulty separating the actress...

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The Queen Loves Mirren's Take On Her

14th February 2007

British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II has seen DAME HELEN MIRREN's Oscar-nominated movie based on her life, and loved it. THE QUEEN producer ANDY HARRIES claims to have been tipped off by Buckingham Palace sources that...

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Gig Planned To Raise Funds For Burberry 'Unemployed'

13th February 2007

LATEST: A string of Welsh rockers have joined forces to raise money for workers affected by the closure of the Burberry factory in Treorchy, South Wales. THE AUTOMATIC, GRUFF RHYS from THE SUPER FURRY ANIMALS...

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Sheen Joins Campaign To Save Welsh Factory

12th February 2007

LATEST: Actor MICHAEL SHEEN has become the latest star to plead with Burberry over the fashion house's decision to move its Welsh factory to China. THE QUEEN star has joined the campaign to stop the...

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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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Mirren Dedicates Award To Late 'Mentor' Ian Richardson

11th February 2007

A tearful DAME HELEN MIRREN dedicated her Best Leading Actress BAFTA to her "mentor" actor IAN RICHARDSON, who died on Friday (09FEB07). The pair starred together in 1968 movie A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM - the...

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Mirren Invited To Palace For Tea

10th February 2007

Oscar nominee DAME HELEN MIRREN has been invited for tea at Buckingham Palace in London with QUEEN ELIZABETH II. Mirren has garnered several awards for her portrayal of the British monarch in THE QUEEN, and...

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The Queen Will Never Watch The Queen

4th February 2007

British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II will never watch Oscar nominated movie THE QUEEN because she doesn't want to watch someone else depict her on screen. The 80-year-old isn't keen to relive what is arguably the...

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Shetty Wins Audience With The Queen And Blair

31st January 2007

Bollywood superstar-turned-reality TV show winner SHILPA SHETTY is stunned by the impact she has made in Britain - within days of her triumph on CELEBRITY BIG BROTHER she has been invited to meet Prime Minister...

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The Things They Say 3928

31st January 2007

"I'm very girlie and very vain... I am, I love clothes and everything." Oscar nominee DAME HELEN MIRREN on her struggle to play frumpy QUEEN ELIZABETH II in THE QUEEN....

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Sag Lets Sunshine In

29th January 2007

Little Miss Sunshine was increasingly looking like the 'little film that could" Sunday as it received the Screen Actors Guild's top trophy at the union's awards ceremonies in Los Angeles. The independent film, snatched up...

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More Awards For Royal Mirren

29th January 2007

Helen Mirren will need to expand her trophy cabinet yet again after picking up two Screen Actors Guild awards.The three-time Academy award-nominated actress received critical acclaim for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in The...

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Mirren Scoops Two Sag Awards

29th January 2007

British actress DAME HELEN MIRREN has picked up two Screen Actors Guild awards at a star-studded Los Angeles ceremony. The 61-year-old was named Best Female Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries for her portrayal...

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Beatles Fans Campaign For Starr Knighthood

22nd January 2007

Fans of RINGO STARR have launched an internet campaign calling for the former BEATLES drummer to receive a knighthood. An e-petition containing 1,500 names has been sent to the 10 Downing Street website of British...

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Soprano Raisbeck Dies

22nd January 2007

Australian soprano ROSINA RAISBECK died last month (DEC06) following a long illness. She was 90. Raisbeck made her name in her homeland by winning the Australian Broadcasting Commission Concerto And Vocal Competition in 1946 and...

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Jones Pleads With Burberry For Welsh Jobs

21st January 2007

LATEST: Singer SIR TOM JONES has become the latest star to plead with Burberry over the fashion house's decision to move their Welsh factory to China. The DELILAH hitmaker is campaigning to stop the closure...

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Globes For Everybody

16th January 2007

A wide assortment of movies received recognition in the form of Golden Globes awards Monday, led by the drama Babel and the musical Dreamgirls as best picture in their respective categories. For the best-actor and...

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Scorsese Hailed By Us Critics

13th January 2007

MARTIN SCORSESE's elusive Oscar dream looks closer to being realised after he was named Best Director by the Broadcast Film Critics Association last night (12JAN07). His gangster movie THE DEPARTED also picked up the Best...

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Weller Rejects Royal Honour

13th January 2007

British rocker PAUL WELLER turned down the chance to be made a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) by QUEEN ELIZABETH II in her New Year Honours list. The 48-year-old received a letter offering him...

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The Things They Say 3749

11th January 2007

"(I'd say) word up, bi-yatch!" Rapper THE GAME practices his royal greeting in case he ever meets British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II....

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Princess' Teacher Arrested On Suspicion Of Inciting Paedophilia

10th January 2007

British royal PRINCESS BEATRICE is "shocked" after learning the head of her school's history department has been arrested on suspicion of being an internet paedophile. RICHARD FINDLEY, 42, teaches at St George's School in Ascot,...

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United 93 Wins Online Film Prize

9th January 2007

September 11 film UNITED 93 has been named the Best Movie of 2006 by the Online Film Critics Society. The film, about passengers who rebelled against terrorist hijackers and crashed a jet in rural Pennsylvania,...

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Public Jury To Rule On Diana Inquest

9th January 2007

A judge yesterday (08JAN07) ruled that a jury comprising members of the public should decide whether DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES was murdered or died in a car accident. Judge BARONESS ELIZABETH BUTLER-SLOSS decided in London's...

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Magnus Magnusson Dies

7th January 2007

Veteran British TV presenter MAGNUS MAGNUSSON has died. He was 77. Magnusson, who was best known for presenting BBC television show MASTERMIND for 25 years beginning in 1972, announced in October (06) that he had...

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Ferguson's Guilt At Queen Screening

5th January 2007

Flame-haired royal SARAH FERGUSON, DUCHESS OF YORK was wracked by guilt during a screening of acclaimed HELEN MIRREN movie THE QUEEN, because she worried she may have let the British monarch down. The film charts...

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Royal Honour For Rod Stewart

30th December 2006

Rocker ROD STEWART has been made a Commander Of The British Empire (CBE) by QUEEN ELIZABETH II in her New Year Honours list. The singer said he was "overjoyed" at the award when he received...

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Morrissey Wants An Honour

29th December 2006

Singer MORRISSEY accepts he has wrecked his chances of being honoured by QUEEN ELIZABETH II - but he insists he is more deserving of a title than many recipients. The former SMITHS frontman distanced himself...

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Bono Awarded Honorary Knighthood

23rd December 2006

Campaigning rocker BONO has been awarded an honorary knighthood for "his services to the music industry and for his humanitarian work," by QUEEN ELIZABETH II. The U2 frontman will be presented the honour by the...

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