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Helen Mirren Rules Broadway With Second Turn As The Queen

Dame Helen Mirren has conquered Broadway with her latest turn as Queen Elizabeth Ii by winning a slew of "smashing" reviews for her role in The Audience.The Queen star went back to her most famous...

Helen Mirren Brings The Queen To Broadway In Speculative Drama 'The Audience' [Photos]

Dame Helen Mirren returns as Queen Elizabeth II as she brings her hit West End political play 'The Audience' over the pond to Broadway; and, without exaggeration, once again proves to be the most convincing...

Queen Elizabeth Ii Letters To Be Auctioned Off

Letters written by British monarch Queen Elizabeth Ii to her hat-maker will go under the hammer in London later this month (Mar15).The notes, addressed to Philip Somerville, give a rare insight into the royal's private...

Rolf Harris Stripped Of Royal Honour After Sex Attack Conviction

Britain's Queen Elizabeth Ii has stripped Rolf Harris of his Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (Cbe) title following his sex crime conviction.The disgraced entertainer was sentenced to nearly six years...

Helen Mirren's Play Changed For Broadway

Dame Helen Mirren's play about Queen Elizabeth Ii is to be changed before it lands on Broadway amid fears American audiences might not recognise the British prime ministers featured in the story.Mirren reprises her role...

Helen Mirren Disappointed The Queen Never Saw Her In Play

Dame Helen Mirren feels sad to have missed out on the chance to perform her play The Audience for Queen Elizabeth Ii following news the British monarch is set to see the show with another...

Cara Delevingne Wants To Interview The Queen

Cara Delevingne wants to interview the Queen.The 22-year-old model, who tried her hand at being a journalist when she interviewed Kim Kardashian West for the latest issue of LOVE magazine, has revealed she would love...

Queen Set To View Kristin Scott Thomas Play

British monarch Queen Elizabeth Ii is headed to the theatre to check out Kristin Scott Thomas's depiction of her in The Audience.The royal is said to be planning a trip to see the London play,...

Australian Prime Minister Defends Prince Philip's Knighthood

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has defended plans to award a knighthood to Queen Elizabeth Ii's husband Prince Philip following a storm of criticism over the appointment.Abbott, who reinstated the Australian honours tradition last year...

Dame Vivienne Westwood Pays Tribute To Prince Charles

Dame Vivienne Westwood paid tribute to the Prince of Wales at Milan Fashion Week. The fashion designer,73, honoured the 66-year-old royal by displaying a collection of notes praising his environmental work in the venue for...

Officials To Investigate New Year Honours List Leak

U.K. officials are to launch an investigation after stars including John Hurt and Joan Collins were named as recipients of Queen Elizabeth Ii's New Year Honours before the list was officially announced.The list was unveiled...

John Hurt & Joan Collins Lead New Year Honours List

Veteran British stars John Hurt, Joan Collins and Kristin Scott Thomas will have double the reason to celebrate on New Year's Eve (31Dec14) after landing on Queen Elizabeth Ii's New Year Honours list.Alien actor Hurt...

John Hurt To Receive Knighthood - Report

Veteran British actor John Hurt is set to a receive a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth Ii in 2015, according to a U.K. report.The Alien star will reportedly be named on the British monarch's annual New...

James Corden To Be Honoured With Obe

James Corden will be awarded an OBE.The 36-year-old comedian and TV presenter will be given the title of Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in Britain's Queen Elizabeth II's New Year...

Top British Photographer Jane Bown Dead At 89

Celebrated photographer Jane Bown, who snapped Queen Elizabeth Ii and the Beatles, has died, aged 89.The Observer regular also captured famous portraits of ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev and artist Francis Bacon. Many of her...

Morrissey Turns Down Offer Of Alternative Queen's Speech

Rocker Morrissey has declined an invitation from a leading British Tv network to provide an alternative to Queen Elizabeth Ii's famous annual Christmas Day (25Dec14) speech with his own televised broadcast.The former The Smiths frontman...

Emma Thompson Joins Mother Phyllida Law For Buckhingham Palace Honour

Veteran British actress Phyllida Law turned her day at Buckingham Palace into a family affair on Tuesday (11Nov14) as she was joined by her daughters Sophie and Emma Thompson to collect a top honour from...

Morrissey: 'I Had Buckingham Palace Invites And Prince Charles Note'

Anti-royal rocker Morrissey has boasted of receiving invitations to Queen Elizabeth Ii's home and a letter from Charles, Prince Of Wales.The former The Smiths star, who prompted criticism in the 1980s by slamming the monarchy...

Four Arrested In Alleged Plot To Kill The Queen

Four men have been arrested for allegedly plotting to assassinate Queen Elizabeth Ii at an event in London on Friday (07Nov14).The unnamed suspects, aged between 19 and 27, were detained in raids on Thursday (06Nov14)...

Kristin Scott Thomas And Helen Mirren Share Royal Role

Actresses Dame Helen Mirren and Kristin Scott Thomas will be sharing a throne as they portray Queen Elizabeth Ii on opposite sides of the Atlantic.Mirren took on the role of the British monarch in stage...

David Beckham Gushes Over Queen Meeting

Soccer icon David Beckham's proudest moment came when he met Queen Elizabeth Ii.The retired sportsman played in three prestigious World Cups for England, holds the record for the most number of appearances for his country,...

Maggie Smith Lands Top Honour From Queen Elizabeth Ii

Dame Maggie Smith received one of Britain's highest honours from Queen Elizabeth Ii during a ceremony at Windsor Castle in England on Friday (17Oct14).The Downton Abbey actress was handed the gold medal by the monarch...

Angelina Jolie Honoured By Queen Elizabeth Ii

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie was made an honorary dame by Queen Elizabeth Ii during a special ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London on Friday (10Oct14).The accolade was announced in June (14) in the Birthday...

Helen Mirren Was Wary Of Royal Honour

Actress Dame Helen Mirren was reluctant to accept her prestigious title from Queen Elizabeth Ii as she felt it was betraying her anti-establishment credentials.The Gosford Park star was awarded a damehood in 2003 for services...

Helen Mirren Returning To Broadway Stage In The Audience

Dame Helen Mirren is to return to the Broadway stage after more than a decade to reprise her role as Queen Elizabeth Ii in The Audience.The actress won an Olivier Award for her portrayal of...

Steve Coogan Plans To Turn Down Honour From The Queen

British actor/comedian Steve Coogan is hoping to land an honour from Queen Elizabeth Ii so he can turn it down.The Philomena star dreams of being picked for inclusion on one of the British monarch's honours...

The Queen's Horse Tests Positive For Morphine

Britain's royal family has been thrust into a horseracing scandal - Queen Elizabeth Ii's filly Estimate has tested positive for morphine.The Queen's racing adviser, John Warren, has confirmed her five year old is one of...

Prince George Is Walking On His Own

Britain's Prince George is walking on his own. The adorable son of Prince William and Duchess Catherine is about to have his first birthday on Tuesday (22.07.13) and to celebrate the royal family have shared...

Game Of Thrones Stars Meet Queen Elizabeth Ii

The stars of hit Tv series Game Of Thrones met Britain's Queen Elizabeth Ii and Prince Philip, Duke Of Edinburgh when the royals visited the show's set on Tuesday (24Jun14).Actors including Lena Headey, Kit Harington,...

Angelina Jolie Seeking Namibian Citizenship - Report

Angelina Jolie is in talks to become a citizen of Namibia so she can use her new title from Britain's Queen Elizabeth Ii, according to a U.K. report.The Tomb Raider actress was named an honorary...

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