Slumdog Millionaire

'You're From Bombay? I'll Call You Slumdog' - Trials In How To Be British

Sorab Shroff | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Politics
Sorab Shroff

In my view each person decides who they are, what their identity is. Some Scots feel Scottish and don't identify with a British identity. Other Scots feel Scottish and British, and proud of both. I am from India - but if we were limited to our ethnicity and ethnic stereotypes it would be a dull world indeed.

'Learning Is Looking At A Google Page'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 18.05.2013 | UK

Politicians are scared of fixing education, says Professor Sugata Mitra. When things go wrong, they think it can be fixed by doing things like "in the...

Danny the Champion of the World? Boyle Sends Audiences Into a Trance

Greg Wetherall | Posted 26.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Greg Wetherall

Returning to his day job, Boyle re-enters the film arena with Trance, a London-based psychological thriller that rushes around with about as much calm and patience as an ADHD sufferer. He has said that he was finishing this project whilst he was working on the Olympic opening ceremony, and that this should be viewed as its 'dark, evil cousin'.

Danny Boyle: I Turned Down a Knighthood

PA | Posted 18.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Oscar winner Danny Boyle said he turned down a knighthood because "it's just not me". Boyle, 56, was in line for the New Year Honours list for his ...

Danny Boyle Will Be Happy..

PA | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

Oscar-winning 'Slumdog Millionaire' has beaten the likes of 'Billy Elliot' and 'The Italian Job' to complete a list of the 50 greatest British movies ...

Acid Attack Victim To Fund Surgery With Winnings From Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK

An Indian woman who was left scarred for life after acid was hurled into her face has won nearly £30,000 (2.5million rupees) on a TV game show. S...

Danny Boyle: 'Forget Weatherspoon's Pubs And John Terry - Support Local Theatre'

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 16.01.2013 | Home

British towns and cities would be more enriched if the love of "Wetherspoon's and Walkabout pubs and Mario Balotelli and John Terry" was replaced with...

Top Ten Movies That Should Be Stage Musicals

Charlotte Skeoch | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK Entertainment
Charlotte Skeoch

If you haven't seen Anne Hathaway's shorn and chilly cranium yet, it's probably time to put down the Xbox controller/children/Proust, and try to recherché your temps perdu- cruise over to the Daily Mail website and bitch or coo as you feel appropriate.

Danny Boyle - A Lesson In Leadership and a Lasting Legacy!

Olga Crosse | Posted 28.09.2012 | UK Sport
Olga Crosse

Those of you that know me, know I am not or never have been a great fan of the Olympics disrupting the greatest city on earth purely for the benefit of the same chosen few that benefit from everything at our expense.

Huge Rise In Danny Boyle Film Sales After Spectacular Opening Ceremony

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 30.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

Viewers around the globe heaped praise on Danny Boyle's epic Olympics Opening Ceremony this weekend and following the celebrations, the director has s...

My Life in the Opening Ceremony Soundtrack

Laxmi Hariharan | Posted 27.09.2012 | UK Sport
Laxmi Hariharan

So by now most agree that Beijing had money but the London Olympics opening ceremony had soul, and that it was gloriously, quirkily, quintessentially British.

Let the 2012 London Olympics Begin, Danny Boyle!

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 25.09.2012 | UK Sport
Preetam Kaushik

When Lord Sebastian Coe placed his bid for the 2012 summer Olympics to be held in London, he pledged that the bid would include a legacy which would make about two million people in the country take up sports and other physical activities thanks to the infrastructure hosting the games would bring.

Aishwarya Rai Brings Bollywood Glamour To London Hotel Opening (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.06.2012 | UK

Actress Aishwarya Rai brought a touch of Bollywood glamour to London on Thursday as she attended the opening of Bulgari’s new hotel. The 38-year...

Isles Of Wonder: Danny Boyle Reveals London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony Theme

PA | Posted 27.01.2012 | UK

The opening ceremony of London 2012’s Olympic Games will be called Isles of Wonder, it was revealed today. The announcement comes at the start o...

Freida Pinto: Nobody Understands Me Better Than Dev

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.10.2011 | UK Entertainment

Two and a half years ago, Slumdog Millionaire became an unlikely global hit, garnered a shelf of Oscars and made stars of all its cast. It also bro...