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Mirren: 'Diana Was Like Heroin'

30th September 2006

The death of British royal DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES was like quitting hard drugs cold turkey for actress HELEN MIRREN. The Brit, who plays QUEEN ELIZABETH II in the highly acclaimed new movie THE QUEEN,...

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Mis-teeq Star's Royal Flirtation

28th September 2006

Former MIS-TEEQ star ALESHA DIXON was thrilled to be invited to royal London residence Buckingham Palace - because she got a chance to flirt with the male members of the household. The British R+B singer...

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Multi-faith Coronation For Britain's Next King?

24th September 2006

British heir-to-the-throne PRINCE CHARLES could be crowned king in a multi-faith ceremony, a senior church official has sensationally revealed. Canon JOHN HALL, the dean-elect of London's Westminster Abbey where the ceremony would take place, claims...

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Mirren Fears She Will Never See Queen Again

23rd September 2006

DAME HELEN MIRREN fears QUEEN ELIZABETH II will never speak to her again after portraying her in the critically acclaimed new movie THE QUEEN. The 60-year-old star has been receiving rave reviews for her...

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Mirren To Quit Tv And Film?

21st September 2006

DAME HELEN MIRREN is considering turning her back on TV and movie roles because she doubts she'll ever top her success in 2006. The 61-year-old won Best Actress for her performance as British monarch QUEEN...

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Princess Margaret Had 'Affairs In London Hotels'

19th September 2006

Late British royal PRINCESS MARGARET conducted a series of one-night stands in London hotels, according to a new book. Margaret's friend, actor VICTOR SPINETTI, claims the princess enjoyed her trysts in the late 1960s while...

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Mirren: 'Queen Is Not Sexy'

14th September 2006

Actress DAME HELEN MIRREN was so distraught at wearing dowdy clothes for her role as British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II in new film THE QUEEN, she cried in disappointment. Mirren played an earlier monarch in...

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Robbins And Mirren To Be Honoured At Film Festival

14th September 2006

Hollywood star TIM ROBBINS and British actress DAME HELEN MIRREN will be honoured at California's Mill Valley Film Festival next month (OCT06). Mirren, who is being tipped for an Oscar for her portrayal of British...

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Mirren And Affleck Win At Venice

10th September 2006

DAME HELEN MIRREN and BEN AFFLECK have taken the acting honours at this year's (06) Venice Film Festival in Italy. Mirren was named Best Actress for her performance as British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II in...

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Mirren Hailed In Venice For Performance As Elizabeth Ii

4th September 2006

Giving new nuance to the acclamation, "The queen is dead. Long live The Queen!" Helen Mirren's performance as Queen Elizabeth II is being hailed by critics and audiences at the Venice Film Festival barely a...

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Mirren 'Fell In Love' With The Queen

4th September 2006

DAME HELEN MIRREN has "fallen in love" with British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II after playing her in upcoming movie THE QUEEN, despite having been brought up as an anti-monarchist. The 61-year-old star admits her family...

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Clumsy Queen Toasted In Venice

3rd September 2006

Veteran actress DAME HELEN MIRREN was bowled over by her reception at the Venice Film Festival yesterday (02SEP06) when she stumbled at a photocall for new movie THE QUEEN. The 61-year-old star was honoured with...

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The Things They Say 2817

3rd September 2006

"She's sort of like your parents' sofa that you grew up with as a child. When you were young it was new and you bounced on it. Then it got wine spilled on it, and...

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Mirren's Anti-monarchist Upbringing

1st September 2006

DAME HELEN MIRREN claims her late parents would have been bemused by her portrayal of British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II, because they disagreed with the concept of a monarchy. Mirren stars as the UK monarch...

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Mirren Backs 'Sensitive' Queen Movie

20th August 2006

DAME HELEN MIRREN insists fans of British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II have nothing to fear from her controversial new movie THE QUEEN, because the royal will be portrayed "sensitively". The PRIME SUSPECT star plays the...

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Queen Turns Down Comedy Role

17th August 2006

British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II has turned down a starring role in hit TV comedy LITTLE BRITAIN. The award-winning show's creators MATT LUCAS and DAVID WALLIAMS wanted one of their characters to meet the monarch...

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Queen 'Nearly Abdicated', According To Film

15th August 2006

British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II nearly abdicated following the fatal 1997 car crash which claimed the life of DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES, according to a new movie. Upcoming film THE QUEEN, which stars DAME HELEN...

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The Things They Say 2654

13th August 2006

"It's fantastic doing both in the same year." HELEN MIRREN on playing British royals QUEEN ELIZABETH I and QUEEN ELIZABETH II on screen in 2006.

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Mirren Denies 'Cheap Shot' At The Queen

9th August 2006

DAME HELEN MIRREN has slammed criticisms a bedroom scene in her controversial new movie is a "cheap shot" at British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II. The PRIME SUSPECT star plays the royal in upcoming film THE...

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Mirren Was Destined To Play The Queen

8th August 2006

Actress HELEN MIRREN is convinced she was destined to play QUEEN ELIZABETH II on screen - because she used to look like the British monarch's late sister PRINCESS MARGARET. The PRIME SUSPECT star plays the...

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Mirren Begs Royal Pardon For Queen Role

28th July 2006

DAME HELEN MIRREN is concerned her performance as British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II in her latest movie may have offended the monarch. The actress, who stars in THE QUEEN, depicts the monarch's emotional turmoil following...

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History-based Movies To Premiere At Venice Film Festival

27th July 2006

Movies based on historical events will take front and center at this year's Venice Film Festival -- and the stars that appear in them will be on hand for the screenings, festival officials indicated today...

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Raunchy Royal Play Opens To Controversy

21st July 2006

A new stage production in which British royal PRINCE CHARLES' wife CAMILLA, DUCHESS OF CORNWALL has affairs with his father and son opened to controversy in London last night (20JUL06). A RIGHT ROYAL FARCE is...

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Fergie Tests London's Beefeaters With Sexy New Video

19th July 2006

THE BLACK EYED PEAS star FERGIE is putting London's solemn-faced beefeaters to the test by rubbing them up the right way in her new solo video. The sexy singer shot the video for LONDON BRIDGE...

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Parfitt's Pride At Meeting Queen

18th July 2006

STATUS QUO rocker RICK PARFITT was proud to meet British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II, even though she had no idea who he was. The SWEET CAROLINE guitarist recalls the Queen was so amazed when she...

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Princess Anne Attacked

9th July 2006

British royal PRINCESS ANNE escaped unhurt after a crazed fan tried to smash her head with a metal bowl. QUEEN ELIZABETH II's daughter was on a charity date in the Fijian capital of Suva and...

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Ramsay Late For Obe Date With The Queen

6th July 2006

Celebrity chef GORDON RAMSAY has been appointed Officer Of The Order Of The British Empire (OBE) from QUEEN ELIZABETH II - but almost missed the prize giving when his plane was delayed. The foul-mouthed kitchen...

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Trombonist Don Lusher Dies

5th July 2006

British jazz trombonist DON LUSHER has died at the age of 82. The star of the TED HEATH JAZZ BAND passed away earlier today (05JUN06). During a 60-year career, Lusher was twice the President Of...

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Royal Jewels On Ebay

2nd July 2006

Jewellery belonging to late British royal PRINCESS MARGARET has been put up for sale on internet auction site eBay. A pair of 18-carat gold earrings which belonged to Margaret, the sister of UK monarch QUEEN...

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Mirren Honoured To Be Given Damehood

29th June 2006

DAME HELEN MIRREN nearly turned down her damehood from QUEEN ELIZABETH II because accepting the honour went against her beliefs. The 60-year-old actress eventually agreed and is relieved she didn't let her political leanings sway...

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