Helen Mirren

Queen To Abdicate In Favour Of Olivia Colman

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK Comedy

Queen Elizabeth II has made the shocking announcement that she is to abdicate in favour of television actress Olivia Colman. The news has come as a...

The Week In Funny Tweets: Fergie, The Apprentice And More

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK Comedy

Well, that was a week of two halves. The first half being marked by Star Wars Day, the start of Clitoris Awareness Week (no, really), Helen Mirren ...

Queen Tells Black Rod To "Shut The F*** Up"

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 08.05.2013 | UK Comedy

The Queen shocked onlookers by stepping out during a break in the State Opening of Parliament and telling Black Rod to "shut the fuck up". Angered ...

'I Was More Duke of Edinburgh Than The Queen'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Dame Helen Mirren has admitted being "more Duke of Edinburgh than the Queen" when she scolded a group of street drummers outside a London theatre. ...

WATCH: Dame Helen Caught On Video In Four-Letter Rant

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Dame Helen Mirren has shown her sense of humour is still intact, stepping out wearing a special T-shirt, following her four-letter outburst in the gui...

Dame Helen Reigns At Olivier Awards

PA | Posted 28.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time' has swept the board at this year's Olivier Awards, but Dame Helen Mirren was crowned the Queen of ...

Pictures Of The Day: 29th April 2013

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK

The Huffington Post pictures of the day brings you the very best images from around the world chosen by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland, Matthew...

The Week That Was: Icons

Carla Buzasi | Posted 27.06.2013 | UK
Carla Buzasi

I've nothing against Winston Churchill popping up on our money - it's not actually the first time, having previously appeared on 1965 five-shilling pieces. Although it seems a little rude he's kicking off the only woman, the Queen not withstanding, who currently appears on any British banknote, social reformer Elizabeth Fry. Still, if the public had its way, it could be David Beckham staring back at us as we fork over our fivers, or even Robbie Williams. Those being just two of the more contemporary figures offered up by well-meaning Brits.

It's Helen vs Billie In The Olivier Awards

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Dame Helen Mirren and Billie Piper will go head-to-head at this year's Olivier Awards - while James McAvoy is in the running for Macbeth. The Curio...

Helen Mirren Laments Sam Mendes' 'Lack Of Women'

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 25.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

It was gracefully done, of course, but Helen Mirren definitely left nobody in the room unsure of her thoughts about director Sam Mendes' speech that s...

Matthew Tucker

Helen Mirren Returns As The Queen (REVIEW)

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Tucker | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

"The Dirty Dozen" is how the Queen describes the 12 Prime Ministers she's entertained in her 60-year reign. Well, sadly not the Queen (such jui...

Long Live The Queen

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Dame Helen Mirren reigned supreme over London's West End at the official opening of her new play The Audience. The 67-year-old actress gave a majes...

First Pic: Helen Mirren Becomes The Queen

The Huffington Post UK | Matthew Tucker | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

Old habits are hard to break - seven years after her Oscar-winning performance in the film The Queen, Helen Mirren is revisiting her role as Queen Eli...

BAFTAs: Helen's A Barbie Girl

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 10.02.2013 | Home

Helen Mirren looked to have been taking hair inspiration from Helen Flanagan as she walked the red carpet of Sunday night's BAFTAs. The actress deb...

Caroline Frost

How Hitchcock Snubbed Dame Helen

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

Dame Helen Mirren may be at the top of every director’s wish list these days, but she reveals that a certain Mr Hitchcock had no time for her at all...

VIDEO: Mirren Thrilled To 'Lie Next To Colin Firth'

WENN | Posted 04.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

'The Queen' star Dame Helen Mirren unveiled her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday and discovered it's right next to fellow British Oscar ...

Double Golden Globe Nod For Dame Maggie

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

Dame Maggie Smith could be taking home two Golden Globes this year, after being nominated in two separate categories. The celebrated veteran of st...

Colin Firth's Next Big Film?

WENN | Posted 04.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

Oscar winners Colin Firth and Dame Helen Mirren are reportedly in talks to join the cast of 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' for a sequel. The film...

Caroline Frost

Radioman - The World's Unlikeliest Film Star

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 09.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

Radioman doesn’t look like your average A-lister. With his dishevelled beard, gnarled fingers and lived-in sweater, it comes as a surprise to he...

Long Live The Queen

PA | Posted 21.11.2012 | Home

Dame Helen Mirren is returning to royal duty to play the Queen on the west end stage. The actress, who won an Oscar for her lead role in the 2006 f...

Historians? Mirren And Brand Working On TV Documentary

WENN | Posted 23.08.2012 | UK Entertainment

British stars Dame Helen Mirren, Russell Brand and singer Jessie J will delve into their homeland's history as part of a new TV series about the U.K. ...

Expenda-Ladies - Who Would Be Suitable?

The Huffington Post UK/WENN | Caroline Frost | Posted 17.08.2012 | UK Entertainment

The dust has barely settled on the Expendables 2 - in UK cinemas today, starring Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren, Jean-Claude Van Da...

Brand New British Show For Exiled Star

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 06.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

Russell Brand may have blotted his copybook with the BBC, but he's obviously done his time in the cultural wilderness (for that, read... Arthur remake...

PHOTOS: Bringing The Queen To The Screen...

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 05.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

Much has been written about the Queen this weekend, the paradox of her being the most public figure in the world, and yet one with so little known abo...

Tonight's TV Pick: Had Enough Glee?

Huffington Post UK with WENN | Caroline Frost | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Glee's back on its adopted home of Sky1 tonight, and everyone appears to have marriage on the brain. And there's a star turn in surprising form from n...