Emma Thompson

The Village With No Girls

Firoz Patel | Posted 07.07.2014 | 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 23.06.2014 | 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...

EXCLUSIVE: Behind The Scenes Of 'Saving Mr Banks'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

We all love 'Mary Poppins'. We all love Disney films. Now we can sit back and wallow in 'Saving Mr Banks', the glossy tale of how Walt Disney struggle...

A Who's Who of the Edinburgh Festival

Daniel Parker | Posted 22.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Daniel Parker

It's that time of year again; Edinburgh is ablaze with art, theatre, and music from around the world. For the month of August, Edinburgh is the culture capital of the world, as thousands of musicians, street-performers, actors, comedians, authors, and artists demonstrate their art at various venues across the city.

Sam Remembers Flamboyant Friend Freddie

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 14.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

Samantha Fox was one of the guests at the 10th anniversary of We Will Rock You, and she revealed it made her feel freshly nostalgic for "her friend Fr...

Could Anyone Else Really Play Walt?

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 10.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

Who is the first actor to come to mind when you're thinking about wholesome, popcorn-munching, family-loving American male? Mickey Rourke, obviously. ...

Shutting Windows: Against Cultural Boycotts

B.J. Epstein | Posted 05.06.2012 | Home
B.J. Epstein

If we decide that cultural boycotting makes sense whenever we disagree with a particular group or don't like those people or their actions, then we are saying that we have no urge to learn, to gain access, to get closer. And how much have we lost then?

Move Over Mirren..

WENN | Posted 24.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Emma Thompson is set to follow in Helen Mirren's royal footsteps after signing up to play The Queen in a new TV drama. The Oscar-winning actress wi...

Yikes! Emma Thompson Mistaken For Naked Man

WENN | Posted 14.01.2012 | Home

British actress Emma Thompson was left red-faced when cops arrived at her holiday home to investigate reports of a naked intruder as witnesses had mis...