Mary Poppins

I Changed My Name To Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins | Posted 27.06.2017 | UK
Mary Poppins

life less ordinary banner Despite a stint as Elsa from Frozen at Christmas, I've always been known as Mary Poppins. I wear the outfit - it seemed only right that I dress up as her and I know all her songs after all. I mimic her accent and her quips. "Now, now we are not a cod fish," is my favourite. Mary is a great leveller for a group of rowdy Daddies at a Christmas party I can tell you! When I pick my daughter up from school she has got quite used to other children pointing at me and saying "Look! There's Mary Poppins!", as has my poor husband.

'Mary Poppins' Sequel Director Reveals Why Julie Andrews Turned Down Role In New Film

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 10.06.2017 | UK Entertainment

‘Mary Poppins Returns’ director Rob Marshall has revealed that Julie Andrews was offered a cameo in the upcoming Disney sequel, but turned it down...

Spit Spot! British Nanny Changes Her Name To Mary Poppins

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A British nanny has legally changed her name to Mary Poppins after being likened to the fictional character by clients. Mary Poppins, formerly Emma Da...

First Look! Disney Reveal First Picture Of Emily Blunt As Mary Poppins

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 04.03.2017 | UK Entertainment

Disney fans have been given their first look at Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins, though fans still have a very long wait before the new film is released. ...

Julie Andrews Reveals She Almost Died On The Set Of 'Mary Poppins’

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Entertainment

The moment Julie Andrews takes to the sky holding onto her trusty umbrella in the final scene of ‘Mary Poppins’ is one of Disney’s most iconic m...

Dick Van Dyke Confirms He's Back For 'Mary Poppins' Sequel - And Reveals More Of The Cast

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 20.12.2016 | UK Entertainment

Dick Van Dyke has confirmed he will be appearing in Disney’s upcoming ‘Mary Poppins’ sequel. In the original 1964 film, the veteran actor starre...

Emily Blunt Reveals Very Surprising OMISSION From New 'Mary Poppins' Film

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 13.10.2016 | UK Entertainment

Emily Blunt may be about to recreate the magic of ‘Mary Poppins’, but there’s going to be at least one significant absence when the new film mak...

Looks Like The New Mary Poppins Has Been Cast...

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 19.02.2016 | UK Entertainment

It looks like Mary Poppins' Disney bosses have finally chosen the actress to be tasked with bringing the much-loved nanny back to screen, and the good...

Who Could Play Mary Poppins In Disney's New Film?

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK Entertainment

Because it seems Disney just can’t stop messing with classics, a rebooted version of ‘Mary Poppins’ is said to be in the works. The original ...

A New 'Mary Poppins' Film Is In The Works And Fans Are Not Happy

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK Entertainment

Disney is planning a new Mary Poppins film, according to reports. READ MORE: 24 Signs This Disney Princess Craze Needs to Stop Disney's 'Aladdi...

Play a Game of Guess What Film the Toddler Is Talking About

Lucy Gaskin | Posted 11.07.2016 | UK Parents
Lucy Gaskin

The Toddler has taken a sudden interest in watching films. She has not, however, taken an interest in what films are actually called. The Toddler has developed a couple of alternative methods for identifying the film she wants to watch.

Lessons From Mary Poppins

Kerry Secker | Posted 12.06.2016 | UK Parents
Kerry Secker

A poopy nappy is so very easy to change on a baby doll but In reality a baby will kick their legs wildly about, get poop on their feet then crawl off leaving a huge stain on your white carpet before you have even got ONE baby wipe off the pack.

Mary Poppins & The Attention Seeking Child

Louisa Leontiades | Posted 28.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Louisa Leontiades

Mary Poppins by Disney, is not the P.L. Travers version. In the original books, the Banks children live in a dark, sugarless world which is brightened by Mary only inasmuch as she shows them a different side of life. A magical side of a world where infants are forced to forget their union with the universe by the rigours of our society.

Bringing Out the Feminine Side - It's Not Just About a Women's Wardrobe!

Nicci Roscoe | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nicci Roscoe

Wearing a fabulous dress, having a stunning hair-do and make-up to show off our womanly attributes is part of our creative feminine energy. I wouldn't have it any other way!

Saving Mr Banks - Practically Perfect in (Almost) Every Way

Roger Crow | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

Saving Mr Banks is still a tear-jerking, feel good, surprisingly dark Christmas cracker. Practically perfect in (almost) every way.

Caroline Frost

REVIEW: Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks In 'Saving Mr Banks' | Caroline Frost | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Hollywood does love a film about a film. This year’s offering… ‘Saving Mr Banks’, the surprising story of how the fairytale of Mary Poppins wa...

FREE CINEMA TICKETS: Watch Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks In 'Saving Mr Banks'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Readers of The Huffington Post UK are being given the chance to see one of the most treasured tales of all time as Disney presents the extraordinary, ...

PICTURES: Happy 90th Birthday Disney

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK

The Walt Disney Company is celebrating its 90th birthday. On 16th October 1923, Walt Disney signed a contract with MJ Winkler to produce a series o...

WATCH: Mary Poppins Remix Is Practically Perfect In Every Way

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK Comedy

In which remix artist Nick Bertke - aka DJ Pogo - takes clips from 'Mary Poppins' songs and turns them into a beautiful, Lemon Jelly-esque track. As D...

WATCH: Proof That Umbrellas Can Be Used For Sky-Diving

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Tech

Incredible videos of skydiving, jetpack rides and other insane tech-aided extreme sports are pretty much a staple for us - but we've never seen anythi...

Common as Muck or Speaking the Queen's English? Why We All Need to Watch Our Mouths

Daniel Warner | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Daniel Warner

Recently I read that within 15 years the true London or "cockney" accent will be extinct. Immigration, the influence of film & music and the "Americanisation" of society will leave the Pearly Kings & Queens of the East End and the true cockney sparrows who were born within the sound of Bow Bells as dead as a Dodo.

Top 10 Films Every Child Should Watch

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 23.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

The top ten films every child should watch before they turn nine 1/2 have been revealed. In research carried out for LoveFilm, child psychologist D...

Could Anyone Else Really Play Walt?

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 10.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

Who is the first actor to come to mind when you're thinking about wholesome, popcorn-munching, family-loving American male? Mickey Rourke, obviously. ...

Van Dyke Marries Bride, 46 Years Younger

WENN | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Mary Poppins star Dick Van Dyke has wed his longtime make-up artist, who is 46 years his junior. The 86-year-old actor exchanged vows with Arlene S...

Mary Poppins Songwriter Robert Sherman Dies Aged 86

Huffington Post UK / PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Songwriter Robert Sherman, the brains behind Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious had died at the age of 86. Sherman, who also composed the classic ...