Emma Thompson

Even Bradley Cooper's Caught The 'Bake Off' Bug...

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 14.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

Never has cookery on screen been so popular, and now even Bradley Cooper's caught the GBBO bug, it seems. However, The four-time Oscar nominee mak...

Emma Thompson On Sexism In Hollywood: 'I Think It's Completely S*** Actually'

PA | By Kerri-Ann Roper, Press Association Entertainment Editor | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

Actress Emma Thompson has spoken out about ageism and the lack of opportunities for women in the acting industry, and has revealed that “sexism and ...

The Brits Riding High In This Year's Emmy Award Nominations

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

The Emmy Awards nominations were announced this afternoon in Los Angeles, and first glance at the list reveals an impressive number of British names i...

Communications Breakdown at Britain's Banks

Tom Maddocks | Posted 27.04.2015 | UK
Tom Maddocks

It's been a dreadful month for HSBC, which has seen its reputation in tatters and its bosses dragged in front of the Commons Treasury Select Committee to answer MPs' questions about what it admitted were 'unacceptable' practices at its Swiss private bank.

Actors Emma Thompson And Greg Wise In HSBC Tax Boycott

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.02.2015 | UK

Actor Greg Wise has vowed to stop paying tax until those involved in the HSBC scandal are jailed. Wise, who is married to Oscar winner Emma Thompso...

Emma To Save The Third 'Bridget Jones' Film?

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

Emma Thompson has reportedly been called upon to save the third Bridget Jones film after cast members gave the original script the thumbs down. The...

Screenwriters: The Hidden Talent Behind Every Great Film

Jeremy Brock | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jeremy Brock

Now in their fifth year, the International Screenwriters' Lectures, hosted jointly by BAFTA and the BFI, have cemented their worldwide reputation as the most prestigious forum for celebrating the peculiar genius of screenwriting.

The Village With No Girls

Firoz Patel | Posted 05.09.2014 | UK
Firoz Patel

Every day, children in Nepal are at risk of being trafficked; a problem that is getting worse. Trafficked children face daily abuse and exploitation - harm that no child should ever have to face. It is our duty to ensure that children are aware of the dangers of trafficking and to protect them from being subjected to such abuse and exploitation.

Actors Who Make Their Own Work

Catherine Balavage | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Catherine Balavage

This American producer, director, writer and actress caused a stir with Another Earth. She was only 27 at the time. Now 30 and with 13 films under her belt. She was even on the front cover of Vanity Fair's prestigious Hollywood edition. She has written four films and directed one.

'I'd Rather Have A Root Canal Than Join Twitter'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

Emma Thompson has spoken about her hatred of Twitter, claiming it’s destroying an entire generation of users. The Oscar-winning star says that sh...

'It's A Tragic Mistake To Make Films Just For Older People'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

Emma Thompson has criticised filmmakers who create movies aimed specifically at older audiences, stating that it would be a “tragic mistake” if wr...

Joey Essex Meets Ed Miliband At Event For Labour Supporters

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Politics

A minor British celebrity with strange teeth and a testy family relationship… met Joey Essex on Wednesday evening. According to his Twitter feed...

High-Heels - The 21st Century's Answer to Foot-Binding?

Stephanie Goward | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stephanie Goward

NHS podiatric surgeon Emma Supple says that thousands of British women are rendered immobile by high heels. Corrective surgery is costing up to £29 million a year through treatments for bunion or corn removal, toe straightening and joint replacement, or the removal of trapped nerves.

2014 Oscars Snubs Announced

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Comedy

The snubs for this year's Academy Awards have been announced. They include Idris Elba, snubbed for 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom', Oprah Winfrey (...

OSCARS 2014: '12 Years A Slave', 'Philomena' Lead British Hopes

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

'12 Years A Slave' goes into this year's Oscars as the hot favourite for collective gold, scooping nominations in several of the leading categories, a...

Emma Thompson And Colin Firth Demand Cameron Offer Safe Haven For Syrian Refugees

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Syria's growing number of refugees have found some unlikely champions in the form of British actors Emma Thompson and Colin Firth. The British Hollywo...

Vine Of The Day. Thank You, Emma Thompson

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy

Just when we thought we couldn't love our Em more, she goes and gets tipsy and does this... SEE ALSO: The Golden Globes In 12 Funny GIFs T...

The Golden Globes In 12 Funny GIFs

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy

From Jennifer Lawrence to Bono and P Diddy, just a few of the best moments from the 2014 Golden Globes, captured in GIF form... SEE ALSO: Tina Fey...

Emma Thompson Bizarre Speech In GIFs

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Emma Thompson's appearance at this year's Golden Globes was a little bizarre. She presented the award for Best Screenplay with a martini in one ha...

Disney Plans Sequel 'Saving Mr Hanks'

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 18.12.2013 | UK Comedy

Disney is planning a sequel to its hit 2013 movie 'Saving Mr Banks', called 'Saving Mr Hanks'. The film will tell the story of the struggle to get ...

Saving Mr Banks - Practically Perfect in (Almost) Every Way

Roger Crow | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

Saving Mr Banks is still a tear-jerking, feel good, surprisingly dark Christmas cracker. Practically perfect in (almost) every way.

Caroline Frost

REVIEW: Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks In 'Saving Mr Banks'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Hollywood does love a film about a film. This year’s offering… ‘Saving Mr Banks’, the surprising story of how the fairytale of Mary Poppin...

Liberal Democrats Told To Halt Changes To Legal Aid By Raft Of Celebrities And Campaigners

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK

Actress Emma Thompson, political scholar Noam Chomsky and the mother of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence, Baroness Doreen Lawrence, have thrown thei...

FREE CINEMA TICKETS: Watch Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks In 'Saving Mr Banks'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Readers of The Huffington Post UK are being given the chance to see one of the most treasured tales of all time as Disney presents the extraordinary, ...

Emma Thompson Breaks Silence On Affair That Ended 'Ken And Em'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Emma Thompson has broken her silence on her ex-husband Kenneth Branagh's affair with Helena Bonham Carter, calling it "blood under the bridge". Th...