Judi Dench Newswire

Judi Dench Newswire

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  1. TV picks for June 27: 'Bianca,' 'A Country Wedding,' 'Skyfall'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Star Tribune

    ... the role, or that there was actually some character development (not just action scenes) or that Bond's boss, M (Judi Dench), dies. Oops, spoiler! Don't worry, there's plenty of suspense in this worthwhile thriller. Bianca de la Garza may look like ...

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  2. South Shields charity boss calls for end to 'barbaric' Chinese dog festivalRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Shields Gazette

    A South Tyneside charity boss has received messages of support from across the globe after joining an international crusade to end a "cruel and barbaric" Chinese festival which has seen thousands of dogs slaughtered. The annual Yulin Dog Meat festival has attracted global condemnation, with celebrities such as Ricky Gervais, Duffy and Dame Judi Dench leading calls for its practices to be shut down.

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  3. Julianne Moore takes on a role that her peers would avoid in 'Still Alice'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Japan Times

    ... to note that other actresses who have portrayed Alzheimer's patients have also garnered awards buzz. Dame Judi Dench played the title role in "Iris" (2001), based on the life of author Iris Murdoch, and Julie Christie played a wife who is ...

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  4. Sebastian Shakespeare: Director Eyre attacked in cafe over memoirsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Daily Mail

    ... and worked with over the years. They include pen portraits of Kate Winslet, playwright Alan Bennett and Dame Judi Dench, who is portrayed racing clockwork chicks across a table, her face 'illuminated by demented glee'. 'A friend of mine said, "You ...

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  5. Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Vanessa Redgrave Back UK Theatre Company for the 'Third Age'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Frontier Theatre Productions, headed by James Roose-Evans and Jake Murray, will focus on work for and featuring older actors. "The Third Age is thus the period of life of 60 onwards, a time which, in our youth-obsessed culture, is increasingly pushed onto the sidelines, but which is now a time of renewed vigour, of insight, of wisdom and new journeys.

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  6. Judi Dench and Ian McKellen Back New Theatre Company For "Invisible" Older ActorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Playbill

    Dame Judi Dench and Sir Ian McKellen are among the patrons of the U.K.'s Frontier Theatre Productions, an organization aimed at providing opportunities for experienced, older performers who may be overlooked by casting directors in favor of younger actors. Frontier was founded by 87-year old James Roose-Evans, who helped establish the Hampstead Theatre Club in London in 1959.

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  7. TV tonight: 'Big Bang Theory,' 'Mistresses'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | USA Today

    ... by Raj and Leonard, pretends not to be Nathan Fillion, ("I'm not an actor." "Don't say that. You're not Dame Judi Dench, but you're pretty great.") And at the end, there's a sweet, sad twist as the show deals with the death of Carol Ann Susi, who ...

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  8. New theatre company aimed at older actors launches with support from Judi Dench and Ian McKellenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The Independent

    ... performers who are overlooked by casting directors is being launched - with the backing of actors including Judi Dench and Ian McKellen. The company, Frontier Theatre, has been founded by James Roose-Evans, who set up the acclaimed Hampstead Theatre ...

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  9. The seven best James Bond filmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... . Kiwi director Martin Campbell's movie is a fine example of the franchise, with Brosnan bringing back the charm, Judi Dench the gravitas and Famke Janssen the beauty after the series had foundered. Also look out for scene-stealing cameos from the ...

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  10. Judi Dench reveals director told her she 'won't ever make a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Judi Dench has revealed her worst interview ever - after a director told her she was too ugly to ever star in any film.

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  11. Screen legend Judi Dench was told she was too ugly to be a film starRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Mirror.co.uk

    Dame Judi Dench has revealed she was told she would never make it as an actress - because she was deemed too ugly. The acclaimed star of stage and screen tells a new BBC programme her career did not get off to the perfect start Judi said: "I didn't become a film star in the 60s and that's because I once went for a film - which I have always kept a secret, and the director a secret too - he said at the end of the interview, 'Jolly nice meeting you but I'm sorry, you won't ever make a film because your face is wrongly arranged'."

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  12. Arise Sir Kevin Spacey: US Actor Receives Honorary Knighthood In Queen's Birthday Honours ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | ContactMusic.com

    ... around of the once struggling theatre. In April the 55 year old was presented with a special award by Dame Judi Dench at the Olivier Awards for his work with the institution. Days later he was also honoured at a special gala event at the theatre ...

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  13. Kevin Spacey Receives Honorary KnighthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    ... Spacey - who studied drama at Juilliard School in New York City - was presented with a Special Award by Dame Judi Dench at the Olivier Awards for his outstanding contribution to the theatre. He was previously invested as an honorary CBE for services ...

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  14. 'I feel like an adopted son' says Kevin Spacey as he is knighted by ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Daily Mail

    ... the once struggling theatre. Earlier in the year, the Oscar-winner was presented with a Special Award by Dame Judi Dench at the Olivier Awards for his outstanding contribution to the institution. Stars of the acting world also paid tribute to Spacey ...

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  15. Dame Judi Dench on Acting: 'The More You Do, the More Frightening It Is'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | BroadwayWorld.com

    "I have a fear of that unbelievable silence you get in a theatre when you dry. The fear that an audience sees that thing in your eyes and thinks, 'Oh, she's gone'.

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  16. Kevin Spacey: The UK's 'adopted son'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | BBC News

    ... on behalf of the Old Vic." Earlier in the year, the Oscar-winner was presented with a Special Award by Dame Judi Dench at the Olivier Awards for his outstanding contribution to the theatre. Stars of the acting world also paid tribute to Spacey at a ...

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  17. "Love & Mercy" dual actors: Should two people play one person?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Examiner.com

    ... we finally had a chance to see two actresses play the same person. In the film " Iris ", Kate Winslet and Dame Judi Dench took on the role of Iris Murdoch with contrasts between her younger and older years. Even though Winslet and Dench couldn't ...

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  18. PHOTO: Dame Judi Dench appears in the 2015 Fishlove fundraising photo campaign.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | ABC News

    ... o protecting the Earth's marine ecosystems and promoting sustainable fishing practices -- stars ranging from Dame Judi Dench to Sir Richard Branson to Helena Bonham Carter were photographed in the buff alongside various sea creatures.

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  19. Solar panel plan for Balmoral house where Queen Victoria's servant John Brown livedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... around 1880, the house was gifted for his lifetime to Brown, played by Billy Connolly in the hit film alongside Judi Dench as Victoria. The application for planning permission for the grade B listed building was made in the name "HM the Queen," to ...

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  20. Julie Walters in conversation with Richard E GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | RTE.ie

    ... Barley , talks to its director Ken Loach. The third and final instalment in the three-part BBC 4 series features Judi Dench In conversation with Richard Eyre, who directed the actress in Iris and Notes on a Scandal. User contributions and/or ...

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