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Mirren, Frears And Morgan Invited To Lunch With The Queen

Oscar nominee DAME HELEN MIRREN has been invited to meet British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II at Buckingham Palace in London, screenwriter PETER MORGAN has confirmed. Mirren is favourite to win the Best Actress Academy Award...

Mirren An Uncomfortable Role Model

DAME HELEN MIRREN is struggling to cope with her new-found superstardom because she's not ready to be a role model for younger actors. The BAFTA-winning actress is hot favourite to pick up an Academy Award...

The Queen Declines Mirren Dvd

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...

Mirren Daunted By Royal Role

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...

The Queen Loves Mirren's Take On Her

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...

Gig Planned To Raise Funds For Burberry 'Unemployed'

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...

Sheen Joins Campaign To Save Welsh Factory

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...

Bafta Adds To Mirren's Crown Jewels

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...

By on 12 February 2007

Mirren Dedicates Award To Late 'Mentor' Ian Richardson

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...

Mirren Invited To Palace For Tea

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...

The Queen Will Never Watch The Queen

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...

Shetty Wins Audience With The Queen And Blair

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...

Sag Lets Sunshine In

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...

More Awards For Royal Mirren

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...

By on 29 January 2007

Mirren Scoops Two Sag Awards

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...

Beatles Fans Campaign For Starr Knighthood

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...

Soprano Raisbeck Dies

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...

Jones Pleads With Burberry For Welsh Jobs

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...

Globes For Everybody

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...

Scorsese Hailed By Us Critics

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...

Weller Rejects Royal Honour

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...

Princess' Teacher Arrested On Suspicion Of Inciting Paedophilia

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,...

United 93 Wins Online Film Prize

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,...

Public Jury To Rule On Diana Inquest

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...

Magnus Magnusson Dies

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...

Ferguson's Guilt At Queen Screening

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...

Royal Honour For Rod Stewart

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...

Morrissey Wants An Honour

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...

Bono Awarded Honorary Knighthood

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...

Phillips First Senior Royal On New Year's Honours List

ZARA PHILLIPS is to become the first senior British royal to receive an award in QUEEN ELIZABETH II's new year's (07) honours list. The horsewoman, the granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth, was nominated for the honour...

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