Andrew Scott goes from Moriarty to Hamlet in 2017

From Laurence Olivier to Kenneth Branagh to Derek Jacobi to David Tennant to Benedict Cumberbatch, the role of Hamlet has attracted a veritable who’s who of British acting greatness the last half century. Most recently, at the National Theatre, Benedict Cumberbatch continued to showcase his considerable talents by taking on the title role last year […]

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Everton FC signs Dame Judi Dench

Is there no end to the greatness of Dame Judi Dench? She’s continues as James Bond’s boss, M, in the upcoming Bond film, Skyfall, has won 10 BAFTA’s, 7 Laurence Olivier Awards, 2 Screen Actors Guild Awards, 2 Golden Globes, an Oscar and a Tony Award. At 77, the year 2011-2012 has been a rather […]

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Dame Judi Dench returns to school play

Let this be a lesson to anyone, anywhere, who thinks twice about asking for something for fear of getting turned down. Fortunately, children attending a North Yorkshire boarding school didn’t listen to skeptics and recently wrote to Oscar-winning film actress, Dame Judi Dench asking her to take a part in their school play along with […]

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Judi Dench – the greatest of all-time

Who would have thought that what started in 1957 with the role of Ophelia as part of the Old Vic company in Liverpool would culminate days after her 76th birthday with Dame Judi Dench being named “the greatest stage actress of all-time“. Might have had something to do with her seven Laurence Olivier awards along […]

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Interview with screen legend, Michael Caine

The Elephant to Hollywood It doesn’t get any better than this and we trust readers will grant us a one-day reprieve from finding the latest in British comedy/drama/television news to focus on a just released autobiography of screen legend, Sir Michael Caine. This recent interview only sets the table for what appears to be a great […]

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Judi Dench – No need to say more

As if playing Ophelia in Hamlet, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, Lady MacBeth in MacBeth, Queen Victoria in Mrs. Brown and Queen Elizabeth I in Shakespeare in Love wasn’t enough, Judi Dench has been James Bond’s boss, M, has lent her voice to the animated children’s series, Angelia Ballerina and possesses ten BAFTA’s, seven Laurence Olivier […]

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Happy 75th, Dame Dench

I don’t know about you, but there’s something about Dame Judi Dench turning 75 on Wednesday, December 9 and, simultaneously, the same week, being asked to appear in an upcoming Black Eyed Peas video that’s pretty darn cool. Seems as though after striking up a close friendship with singer Fergie during the filming of the […]

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