Helen Fielding

My complicated relationship with Bridget Jones

Liza Bel | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liza Bel

There have been a lot of female comic heroines in British and American cinema but they have come and gone. Bridget Jones has stayed. Her polka-dot, oversized knickers stand proudly next to the Tramp's baggy and worn out track suite in the history of fictional characters. Equality has been achieved.

Bridget Jones Fallout Jeopardises Film

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.10.2013 | UK Entertainment

Bad news for 'Bridget Jones' fans, as author Helen Fielding and Renee Zellweger's relationship may have put the third film in jeopardy. The writer ...

Caroline Frost

WATCH: Bridget Jones' Creator Tells Us 'Dating Is Like Catching An Aeroplane'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 21.12.2013 | UK Entertainment

For ladies of a certain age, Bridget Jones is their inner selves embedded on the page - cigarette-smoking, Chardonnay-swilling, and most desperately, ...

Bridget Jones' Printers Have A V. Embarrassing Moment

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

V. v. embarrassed, cannot believe what a plonker I am. The publishers of the latest Bridget Jones book managed to have their own Bridget moment ...

Bridget Jones: Women's Biggest In-Joke?

Sian Dixon | Posted 10.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Dixon

OMG she's back. Is Bridget Jones really the anti-feminist devil incarnate, as many commentators have alleged? Or does the woman once billed as 'everywoman' in fact represent the parts of ourselves of which we're not so proud?

Thank You Helen Fielding For Acknowledging Widows

Endeavour Press | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Endeavour Press

Fast forward twenty years and me and the fictious Bridget Jones once again find ourselves in similar situations. We are both widows with young children. She has two, I have three. I am fascinated that Helen Fielding has followed this storyline as, since I was widowed seven years ago, I have been amazed at how little contemporary literary reference there is to us 'young widows'.

Why The Wanton New Bridget Should Be Adland's New Darling

Grant Feller | Posted 30.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Grant Feller

She may balk at the idea - as may her creator - but Bridget Jones should be the poster girl for a web-savvy generation that becomes the spine for a new consumerism.

Mark Darcy Is Dead? V Upsetting. Alcohol, Cigarettes & Calories Consumed: Immeasurable

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Fans of London’s most famous singleton have been left reeling after it emerged Bridget Jones’s leading man Mr Darcy has been killed off – leavin...

Bridget Back With A New Book

PA | Posted 28.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

The title of the first Bridget Jones novel in 14 years has been announced - Mad About The Boy. The book is author Helen Fielding's third about the ...

Bridget Jones, Wanton Sex Goddess, Star Of Third Novel?

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.01.2013 | Home

Bridget Jones is back - writer Helen Fielding will publish her third novel about the scatty singleton next year. The character, who started life as...

Empowering Women Over Lunch: Three Butterflies Event

Posted 08.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

HuffPost UK Lifestyle are really excited to be partnering with Womankind Worldwide's Three Butterflies second annual lunch event. The organisation ...

Returning to Oxford University 20 Years on Prompts the Question: Is Achievement Overrated?

Katherine Baldwin | Posted 03.06.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Katherine Baldwin

I hadn't been back to St Anne's for two decades and had avoided mailing lists. So I'd never realised some of the authors, journalists and broadcasters I most admired had slept in the same shoebox rooms and drunk in the same windowless college bar years before me.