Helen Mirren

Former 'Doctor Who' Star Backs Mirren For Timelord Role

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 12.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

Former 'Doctor Who' star Arthur Darvill has thrown his weight behind Dame Helen Mirren being cast as the next Doctor. He told Anglophenia: "I'd lov...

Doctor Who: Back in Black?

Will Porter | Posted 11.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Will Porter

What is far more important is that the Doctor remains a British archetype rather than conform to any preconceived physical form. He has been many shades of British eccentric; a tea drinking, jelly baby munching dandy, draped in cricket whites, tweeds and Edwardian velvet.

William Shakespeare's 'As You Like It', Harrogate

James Willstrop | Posted 11.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
James Willstrop

The story is dominated by the relationship between Rosalind, arguably Shakespeare's most memorable, and perhaps most comedic female character, and Orlando. Their journey to courtship effectuates a witty if far-fetched series of circumstances.

'The Next Doctor Could Be A Woman'

PA | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

Jenna-Louise Coleman has insisted that there's no reason why the new Time Lord in Doctor Who shouldn't be a woman. Matt Smith's departure from the ...

Please Save Me From TOWIE and This Horrible Essexism

Jan Shure | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jan Shure

Are there Essex Girls who have shrill estuary accents, bleach their hair several shades too light, turn their skin Jaffa colour with an excess of fake tan? Yup, of course there are. But there are identikit overprimped, underdressed females in every area of London. So why has Essex become a byword for bad taste?

Was Victoria Beckham the Best Choice for Woman of the Year?

Poorna Bell | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Poorna Bell

Victoria Beckham won Glamour magazine's 2013 Woman of the Decade award this year, and no doubt, there will be a lot of backlash as to why she didn't deserve it.

Was Victoria Beckham The Best Choice For Woman Of The Year?

Poorna Bell | Posted 06.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Victoria Beckham won Glamour magazine’s 2013 Woman of the Decade award this year, and no doubt, there will be a lot of backlash as to why she di...

'Queen' Knights Sick 10-Year-Old For 'Dying Wish'

SWNS | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK

Dame Helen Mirren granted the dying wish of a poorly ten-year-old boy - by dressing up as the Queen and having him round for tea. Brave Oliver Burt...

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 18.12.2014 | 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...