Judi Dench

What Causes Pre-Event Anxiety for Speakers? Judi Dench's Response to Fear

Michael J MacMahon | Posted 27.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Michael J MacMahon

I think of this adrenaline rush as my friend when I am speaking, because it provides me with the energy boost to give a performance. The way I see it, adrenaline enables my brain to be fractionally ahead of my mouth, so I'm preparing the next sentence before I get to it.

Bond Adds Name To Open Letter Defending BBC

PA | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK

A host of A-list names from the world of showbiz have signed an open letter to the Prime Minister calling on him to protect the BBC from cuts to its s...

Are Dogs in Puppy Farms Any Better Off Than Those in Yulin?

Janetta Harvey | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK
Janetta Harvey

The only difference between the cruelty in the mass puppy breeding business and on the streets of Yulin is that the latter is on public display.

Kenneth Branagh Announces Star-Studded West End Run

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK Entertainment

Sir Kenneth Branagh is to make his dramatic return to London’s West End, with a year-long residency planned at the Garrick theatre for his new theat...

Caroline Frost

How Dev Patel's Worldview Was Built On His Mother's Job

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK Entertainment

Dev Patel calls elderly people “the most valuable members of our society” and wishes we paid more attention to caring for them properly. Read ...

'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' - The Review

Roger Crow | Posted 02.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

What happens if you mix classic British sitcom Waiting For God with Slumdog Millionaire? You get a bittersweet comedy with a Bollywood feel, aka The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.

Caroline Frost

Bill Nighy Reveals His Greatest Fear Was Killing Dame Judi

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 26.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

Bill Nighy reveals his biggest fear was “killing the national treasure that is Dame Judi” on the set of their latest film. Bill, who co-stars ...

'I'm A Bond Lady, Not A Bond Girl'

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 23.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

Monica Bellucci has insisted she is a ‘Bond Lady’ and not a ‘Bond Girl’ after the 50-year-old landed herself a role as Daniel Craig’s love i...

One More Reason To Love Judi Dench And It Involves Tattoos

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 28.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When you think of a stereotypical past time for grandparents, activities such as knitting, gardening and baking come to mind. But Dame Judi Dench i...

EXCLUSIVE CLIP: An Emotional Reunion At The Exotic Marigold Hotel

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

After its blitz at the box office two years ago, fans will be delighted that the guests are checking back in at the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (or ‘...

Richard Gere Lets Himself Go In New 'Second Best Exotic Marigold' Trailer

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

The first 'Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' film warmed hearts (and many a studio exec's wallet) when it appeared two years ago, bursting onto cinema scree...

Fancy Winning One of Benedict Cumberbatch's Suits? You Could Be in Luck...

Victoria Sadler | Posted 11.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

All these items are being auctioned off to raise funds for Anno's Africa, a UK based charity whose focus is on providing creative arts education to orphans and vulnerable children in some of the biggest city slums in Africa.

EXCLUSIVE: What Gave Dame Judi The Giggles?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

'Philomena' has captured hearts across the world since Steve Coogan brought to the screen the story of journalist Martin Sixsmith and the Irish lady h...

Olivier Awards 2014 Nominations Announced

Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

New Musical ‘Charlie And the Chocolate Factory’ leads the way with seven nominations at the Olivier Awards 2014. The play’s nominations inclu...

Judi Dench Doppelganger Fools Fans At The Oscars

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Despite being nominated for an Oscar, Dame Judi Dench wasn't actually at this year's ceremony, although many people thought she'd had a change of hear...

OSCARS 2014: Who Should Win The Best Actress Award?

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

The Oscars are coming! The little gold statuettes are being polished as we speak, ready to be handed out on Sunday evening in Los Angeles. Each day...

Dame Judi Dench Can No Longer Read Scripts

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

British acting institution Dame Judi Dench is still working hard, despite her eyesight reportedly worsening, meaning she can no longer read film scrip...

The Oscar Nominees Who Didn't Actually Want To Act...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Getting nominated for an Oscar is a pretty big deal in the acting industry. Some people slave away their whole lives trying to get in to the 'biz, let...

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...

BAFTA Awards 2014: 'Philomena' Leads British Hopes, But No Idris!

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

'Philomena', '12 Years A Slave' and 'American Hustle' lead BAFTA Award hopes, following the nominations announced this morning. The Best Film will...

Caroline Frost

Steve Coogan's 'Effort To Do Something Sincere'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Steve Coogan says of his film 'Philomena', that he wanted to say something "sincere and uncynical". The Alan Partridge star has been Golden Globe-...

Idris Elba, Chiwetel Ejiofor Lead Brits In Impressive Golden Globe Nominations Haul

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.12.2013 | UK Entertainment

Brits have made their usual impact on the Golden Globe nominations, with Idris Elba and Chiwetel Ejiofor each collecting two nods, and 'Downton Abbey'...

EXCLUSIVE: Behind The Scenes Of 'Philomena' With Coogan And Dench

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 24.12.2013 | UK Entertainment

In 2009, former journalist Martin Sixsmith wrote 'The Lost Child of Philomena Lee' - a heartrending tale of the forcible separation of mother and chil...

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.

FIRST LOOK: Judi Dench And Steve Coogan In 'Philomena'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.10.2013 | UK Entertainment

Steve Coogan's alter ego Alan Partridge has taken to the big screen this week, but it's a very different Coogan on display in the first trailer for dr...