Congratulations to Helen Mirren on receiving a Best Actress nomination for “The Audience” at the Evening Standard Awards. She shares the category with Linda Bassett (Roots), Lesley Manville (Ghosts), Billie Piper (The Effect) and Kristin Scott Thomas (Old Times). “The Audience” has received another nominations for Best Design (Bob Crowley). The 59th annual ceremony will take place on November 17 at the Savoy Hotel in London, with “Homeland” star Damian Lewis serving as the master of ceremonies.
Our next movie spotlight is Lindsay Anderson’s “O Lucky Man!” from 1973 – the follow-up to his successful “If…”, starring Malcolm McDowell. Helen, in only her fourth film role, plays McDowell’s carefree love interest. To learn more about the film, check the career page. Stills, screencaptures and posters have been added to the gallery. The theatrical trailer, a featurette and three clips can be watched in the video archive.
Today’s spotlight is the 1985 television film “Coming Through”, focusing on D.H. Lawrence’s affair with the married Frieda von Richthofen Weekley. To learn more about the story behind the film, visit the career page. Production stills and screencaptures have been added to the gallery and three clips can be found in the video archive.
Today we cover the made-for-television drama “Losing Chase”, Kevin Bacon’s directorial debut that won Helen Mirren her first Golden Globe in 1997. To learn more about its story and the making of “Losing Chase”, visit the career page. Production stills, promotional shots and screencaptures have been added to the gallery. A trailer and three clips can be found in the video archive.
The first stage spotlight has been added. In 1994, Helen Mirren and John Hurt performed Turgenev’s “A Month in the Country” at the West End to critical acclaim. Helen reprised the role of Natalya Petrovna a year later as her Broadway debut. To learn more about the play and its history, visit the career page. Production stills, promotionals and rehearsal pictures have been added to the gallery.