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Dame Judi Dench's New Role As Sir Kenneth Branagh's Grandmother

Dame Judi Dench is to play Sir Kenneth Branagh's grandmother in a new movie.The actor will helm the semi-autobiographical film, which is said to be inspired by his childhood, growing up in a big family...

Dame Judi Dench: I'm At Home On The Stage

Dame Judi Dench feels ''most comfortable'' on the stage.The 85-year-old actress has enjoyed huge success on stage and screen during her career, but she admits to feeling most at home at the theatre.She shared: ''If...

Dame Judi Dench 'Loathes' National Treasure Status

Dame Judi Dench ''loathes'' being a national treasure.The 85-year-old actress hates being referred to in this way as she feels it sounds like ''something very, very dusty, behind a glass''.Asked if she feels pressure as...

Dame Judi Dench's Theatre Fear

Dame Judi Dench fears many theatres will not reopen ''in [her] lifetime''.The 85-year-old actress is concerned about the UK arts industry amid the coronavirus pandemic as even within the next wave of lockdown easing, venues...

Sir Kenneth Branagh Wanted Artemis Fowl To Be 'Breathless'

Sir Kenneth Branagh wanted to make 'Artemis Fowl' a ''breathless'' movie.The 59-year-old filmmaker has helmed the Disney+ adaptation of the novel by Eoin Colfer and admits that he wanted the film to move at a...

Josh Gad's Daughters Are Bored With Olaf

Josh Gad has revealed that his daughters are fed up of Olaf.The 39-year-old actor voices the snowman in both 'Frozen' films but joked that his children, Ava, nine, and Isabella, six, prefer other Disney favourite...

Judi Dench Hates Her Appearance In Cats

Dame Judi Dench is not a fan of her appearance in 'Cats'.The 85-year-old actress played Old Deuteronomy in the much-maligned big screen adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit musical, which was widely-panned after its release...

Dame Judi Dench Hates Ageing

Dame Judi Dench thinks ageing is ''horrible''.The 85-year-old actress has insisted there's ''nothing'' good about getting older, and doesn't agree with people who claim age is ''an attitude''.When asked by Vogue magazine what she likes...

Judi Dench Divides Opinion In Defence Of Kevin Spacey

Judi Dench has divided the internet over recent comments she made defending disgraced superstar Kevin Spacey, who she described as a 'good friend'. She attacked the idea of removing him from 'All the Money in...

Judi Dench Had A Laugh While Making Victoria And Abdul

After an acclaimed career in theatre, Judi Dench took her first leading movie role playing Queen Victoria in 1997's Mrs Brown, earning an Oscar nomination in the process. Two decades later she returns to the...

Lethal Bizzle Presents 'Pow' Remix Featuring Dame Judi Dench

Anybody who knows Lethal Bizzle knows that he's well known for popularising the British slang word 'Dench' - therefore it's only right that his number one fan is actress Dame Judi Dench. He reunited with...

The Ten Most Anticipated Films Of 2017

As always, there are far too many sequels, spin-offs, remakes and reboots clogging the cinemas, but hopefully they'll be better than 2016's lacklustre batch. (Release dates are subject to change.)Star Wars: Episode Viii - Daisy...

Daisy Ridley And Judi Dench To Join Johnny Depp On Board 'Murder On The Orient Express'

The ensemble cast of Kenneth Branagh’s Murder on the Orient Express is shaping up to be pretty special.Branagh, who will direct and star in the adaptation, is to be joined by Johnny Depp, Daisy Ridley,...

Judi Dench Reveals She Got Her First Tattoo For Her 81st Birthday

Dame Judi Dench that she recently got her first ever tattoo, which she was given for her 81st birthday by her daughter Finty last year.After a great deal of consideration, the Oscar winning screen and...

Judi Dench And Lin-manuel Miranda Win Laurence Olivier Awards

The West End revival of Gypsy Rose Lee musical 'Gypsy' was the big winner at the 2016 Laurence Olivier Awards at the weekend with Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'In The Heights' and Judi Dench in 'The Winter's...

Monica Bellucci: Daniel Craig Is 'So Generous'

Monica Bellucci says Daniel Craig is ''so generous.''The 'SPECTRE' star portrays widow Lucia Sciarra in the new movie opposite the 47-year-old actor's alter-ego James Bond and has admitted he never once made her feel ''uncomfortable''...

Imelda Staunton Wins UK Theatre Award For Her Performance In ‘Gypsy’

Imelda Staunton has won a UK Theatre Award for her performance in Gypsy. Staunton received the award for Best Musical Performance at the UK Theatre Awards 2015 at London’s Guildhall on Sunday (18th October).Imelda Staunton...

Ruby Rose: Our Likeness Must Be Frustrating For Justin Bieber

Ruby Rose thinks her likeness to Justin Bieber must be ''frustrating'' for him.The 'Orange is the New Black' star has acknowledged she looks similar to the 'Boyfriend' hitmaker and confessed she has heard he regularly...

Daniel Craig And Rachel Weisz Campaign For Bbc

The stars, joined by Sir David Attenborough, J.K. Rowling and Stephen Fry, are urging the Government to preserve the taxpayer-funded corporation after it emerged some politicians plan to reform it to save money....

Judi Dench Interviewed By British Royal

The British star was interviewed by Queen Elizabeth II's son during the question-and-answer session at the royal residence on Tuesday night (23Jun15) to raise funds for Films Without Borders, a charity which helps...

Judi Dench And Ian Mckellen Back Theatre Company For Older Actors

The Frontier Theatre group, which launches in London on Thursday night (18Jun15), was created to provide opportunities for ageing actors who struggle to find stage roles. Dench and MCKellen are patrons of...

Actresses Boost Fish Campaign With New Photoshoot

In February (15), Bonham Carter stunned fans when she was pictured nude and straddling a giant tuna as part of a drive to urge shoppers to purchase only sustainably caught seafood. Now...

Donald Sinden Leaves $3.7 Million In His Will

Sinden died in September (14) aged 90 following a long battle with prostate cancer. The actor has left a share in his home in Kent, England to his daughter-in-law Delia, who...

Judi Dench And Julian Fellowes To Speak At Donald Sinden's Memorial Service

The veteran actress and the Downton Abbey creator will appear at London's Wyndham's theatre to celebrate the life and career of Sinden, who died in September (14), aged 90, following a battle with...

Kenneth Branagh To Star In Four Plays Within One Season

The Cinderella director's organisation will kick off a year-long residency at London's Garrick Theatre in October (15) with an adaptation of William Shakespeare's A Winter's Tale, and Branagh will return to the stage...

Kevin Spacey Scoops Theatre Honour

Kevin Spacey was honoured with a special award at last night's (12.04.15) Olivier Awards.The 'House of Cards' star was presented with the accolade by Dame Judi Dench at the prestigious ceremony - which is sponsored...

Helen Mirren 'Expected' To Win An Oscar

Dame Helen Mirren ''expected'' to win an Oscar.The 69-year-old actress, who starred as Britain's Queen Elizabeth in the 2006 hit 'The Queen', has revealed she'd anticipated winning the Best Actress gong despite facing competition from...

Judi Dench Smeared With Paint At Statue Unveiling

The veteran actress cut the ribbon on a sculpture of St Paul in tourist hotspot Covent Garden, but she fell victim to a newly-painted purple platform, which left her cream coat spattered with...

Judi Dench To Join Daughter On Stage For Election Play

The actresses will mirror real life by playing a mother and daughter set to cast their vote on election night in the production, which is set 90 minutes prior to the polls closing....

Film Stars Pay Respects To Richard Attenborough

The Jurassic Park star died in August (14) and his closest friends, family, film stars and a limited number of fans were given the chance to pay their respects and celebrate his life...

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