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Kate Winslet 'Nearly Did A Poo' While On Stage.

Kate Winslet “nearly did a poo” while on stage.The ‘Avatar: Way of the Water’ star almost soiled herself while performing in the nude at the Manchester theatre The Royal Exchange as an up-and-coming actress.She revealed:...

Sir Lenny Henry Appointed Chancellor Of Birmingham City University

British comedy legend Sir Lenny Henry has been appointed as the chancellor of Birmingham City University, a position that will afford him the chance to offer “life-changing opportunities to young people.”The 57 year old actor...

Michael Caine Backs Lenny Henry Over First Night Flop

The funnyman shocked theatre-goers during the first night of a new production of Educating Rita at the Minerva theatre in Chichester, England last month (Jun15) when he stumbled over the script and announced...

Lenny Henry To Receive Knighthood

British comedy legend Lenny Henry has reacted to the news that he’s to be offered a knighthood as “like being filled with lemonade”.The news is widely expected to be confirmed on Friday, and he spoke...

Lenny Henry Highlights Inequality In Entertainment Industry During Bafta Speech

Lenny Henry used his Bafta lecture to highlight the levels of inequality that are currently commonplace in the entertainment industry in the U.K, suggesting that funds should be set aside to boost the presence of...

Lenny Henry Defends Comic Relief

British comedian Lenny Henry has spoken out in defence of U.K. charity Comic Relief following the broadcast of a documentary which alleged the organisation's money has been invested in the arms, alcohol and tobacco industries.The...

Dawn French Is Married Again, Weds At Cornwall Hotel

Dawn French – best known for her role in The Vicar of Dibley – has married for the second time. She tied the knot with charity worker Mr Bignell at the Scarlet hotel near Newquay...

Lenny Henry Suffered Meltdown During Fences Rehearsals

British actor Lenny Henry suffered a "meltdown" during rehearsals for a new British production of Fences as he struggled to learn his lines for the show.The comedian-turned-stage star had just four weeks to memorise the...

Red Nose Day According To One Of Its Patrons, Lenny Henry

Every other year, Red Nose day does its best to raise as much as possible for charity via a night of celebrity fun, performances and audience participation. Lenny Henry has been a name synonymous with...

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