Helen Mirren

Bond's Next Baddie?

PA | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

Dame Helen Mirren has announced that she would love to face off against Daniel Craig as a Bond villain. The Oscar-winner revealed she would be thri...

Fab At 40: Why You Should Embrace Your Body, Not Hide It

Laura Casewell | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Casewell

Yesterday 45-year-old pop star Kylie Minogue shared a photo on her Instagram page of herself wearing a (tiny) leopard print swimming costume. Standing with her back to the camera, her body looks fantastic, and despite not being as flawless as it may have been in her 20s, she looks toned and slim.

Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren and Mary-Louise Parker Talk 'RED 2' on The Thames

Jack Pelling | Posted 21.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jack Pelling

Dame Helen is cool and collected under the heat, and omits a wry half-smile of recognition when the obligatory question about roles for older women is asked. "I'm just very lucky and from time to time people ask me do things."

ROYAL BABY: Helen Mirren Weighs In On Name Choice

PA | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

Dame Helen Mirren was among the stars who have been commenting on the royal baby as the nation waits for the Duchess of Cambridge to give birth. Th...

Skin Deep: Do Men Age Better Than Women?

Laura Casewell | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Casewell

The main difference between men and women is arguably just fear. Most women admit they are scared of looking older, and some will do almost anything in their power to keep the classic signs of ageing at bay. That's not to say there aren't examples of older females who look and feel fabulous as they age.

'A Gay, Black, Female Doctor Who Would Be The Best'

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 03.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

Helen Mirren has called for a "gay, black, female Doctor Who" to take over from the departing Matt Smith. The actress - who had been linked to the...

REVIEW: 'Phil Spector' - Evil or Just Eccentric? Al Pacino and Helen Mirren Keep Us Wondering

Caroline Frost | Posted 30.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Caroline Frost

'Tis obviously the season for Hollywood legends to earn their stripes playing other Hollywood legends. While the trumpets have been rightfully sounded for Michael Douglas's disciplined portrayal of Liberace, some notes should be reserved for Al Pacino giving it his all as Phil Spector.

Women Feel More Bikini Confident In Their 50s Than Women In Their 20s (POLL)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

While women in their 20s and 30s are scrambling around trying to get 'bikini ready', women 20 or 30 years older them already feel confident that they ...

Dominic Cooper Speaks Out On Doctor Who Speculation

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

Oh dear - if 'Doctor Who' bosses were hoping Dominic Cooper might be the next actor to step into the Tardis, it seems he may have just dashed their ho...

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.