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Baku 200 mph

Hi allWe're back on the road again for three weeks Azerbaijan Georgia and Armenia. Baku Azerbaijan first as seen in recent months on both Joanna Lumley's 'Silk Road' and the 'Race Across The World' series where it was the second checkpoint a
Tags: Travel, Joanna Lumley, Baku, Azerbaijan Georgia, Armenia Baku Azerbaijan

Joanna Lumley and Moby for Hay Festival line-up

The line-up for this spring's Hay Festival is unveiled, including Maxine Peake, Moby and Joanna Lumley.
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Relax rules on asylum seekers working in UK, say leading artists

Letter to Guardian signed by 39 notable figures says strict laws are ‘so plainly unjust’A group of actors, artists and other notable figures including Jodie Whittaker, Jude Law, Anna Friel and Antony Gormley have made a joint appeal to the government to relax the strict laws barring people seeking asylum in the UK from paid work.The letter to the Guardian, signed by 39 people also including the author Michael Morpurgo and the actors Freema Agyeman, Joanna Lumley, Miriam Margolyes and Miranda Ric...
Tags: Politics, UK, UK News, Immigration and asylum, Culture, Television & radio, Guardian, Michael Morpurgo, Joanna Lumley, Jude Law, Antony Gormley, Miranda Richardson, Jodie Whittaker, Jodie Whittaker Jude Law Anna Friel, Freema Agyeman Joanna Lumley Miriam Margolyes

Baftas 2019: backstage with Olivia Colman, Spike Lee and Rachel Weisz - in pictures

As the biggest film night of the year got underway in London, the Guardian’s photographer was given exclusive access backstage at the Royal Albert Hall•Baftas 2019: 73 rescued cows to Joanna Lumley – the real winners and losers•The Favourite reigns – almost – supreme as Roma takes best picture•Baftas red carpet, the ceremony and the winners – as it happened Continue reading...
Tags: London, Viola Davis, Salma Hayek, Film, Culture, Awards and prizes, Bradley Cooper, Alfonso Cuarón, Olivia Colman, Spike Lee, Joanna Lumley, Glenn Close, Rachel Weisz, Bill Nighy, Mary J Blige, Adam Driver

Baftas 2019: follow the red carpet, the ceremony and the winners – live!

As the stars congregate at the Royal Albert Hall under the stewardship of host Joanna Lumley, find out who is going home with the golden masksSpoiler alert! Full list of winners – as they’re announcedRed carpet fashion – in pictures 10.19pm GMT Salma Hayek’s here to present best director. She’s so engrossed in her speech that she’s failed to realise the enormous lizard crawling across her dress. There’s a lesson to be learned here: lizards are evil, and they deserve to be destroyed. 10.16pm...
Tags: Fashion, Salma Hayek, Celebrity, Film, Life and style, Culture, Awards and prizes, Joanna Lumley, Baftas, Royal Albert Hall, Baftas 2019

The Winners Of The 2019 BAFTA Awards Have Been Announced

Sunday night's BAFTA Film Awards arrived in the usual flurry of excitement and anticipation. Some of the world's biggest stars gathered on the streets of London in the typically freezing cold, took stroll down the red carpet and ambled into the Royal Albert Hall to find out who would be taking home one of those shiny gold masks.Joanna Lumley returned to host the ceremony for the second year in a row, and did the honors of taking an obligatory jab at the fact that the Oscars doesn't have anyone ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, London, Viola Davis, America, Alfonso Cuarón, BAFTA, Emma Stone, Liam Neeson, Seth Rogen, Olivia Colman, Joanna Lumley, Roma, Chris Kelly, Albert Hall, Rockwell

Glam Alert! Duchess Kate, Prince William Turn Heads at 2019 BAFTA Awards

Make way for a royally glam couple! Duchess Kate and Prince William wowed at the 2019 BAFTA Awards in London on Sunday, February 10. Pregnant Duchess Kate Attends 2018 BAFTA Awards: Photos Kate stunned in a flowing, white, one-shoulder gown embellished with fabric flowers, statement earrings and her hair pulled into a romantic updo. Her husband looked dapper in a black tuxedo. William, 36, has been the president of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (a.k.a. BAFTA) since ...
Tags: London, Taylor Swift, Mahershala Ali, Religion, BAFTA, Kate Middleton, Harry, Joanna Lumley, Kate, William, US Weekly, Charlotte, Queen Elizabeth Ii, George, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, William Duchess Kate

BAFTA Awards 2019: Complete Winners List (Updating Live)

Awards season has moved across the pond with this year’s BAFTA Awards in London. Legendary British actress Joanna Lumley is returning to host Sunday’s awards show in London’s Royal Albert Hall, which is set to honor a wide swath of popular films, including frontrunner “The Favourite.” With 12 nominations, the Yorgo Lanthimos film has greatly outpaced […]
Tags: London, News, Joanna Lumley, Royal Albert Hall, BAFTA Awards, The Favourite, Yorgo Lanthimos

This is how BAFTAs host Joanna Lumley looks so amazing at 72

The beautiful Joanna Lumley was the hostess with the mostess at the BAFTA's 2019 on...
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Ab Fab stars say farewell to June Whitfield

Julia Sawalha, Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley pay their respects to their beloved co-star.
Tags: News, Joanna Lumley, June Whitfield, Julia Sawalha Jennifer Saunders

June Whitfield: Absolutely Fabulous cast attend beloved co-star's funeral

Julia Sawalha, Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley pay their respects to their beloved co-star.
Tags: UK, News, Joanna Lumley, June Whitfield, Julia Sawalha Jennifer Saunders

Joanna Lumley to host the Baftas for second year running

The Baftas is one of the biggest and most glamorous showbiz nights of the year, which is...
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Joanna Lumley to Return as BAFTA Awards Ceremony Host

“Absolutely Fabulous” star Joanna Lumley has been tapped to host the BAFTA Film Awards ceremony for the second consecutive year. Lumley will reprise her emcee role at the Feb. 10 gala in London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall. “We’re thrilled that Joanna has agreed to return as our host for a second year,” Emma Baehr, BAFTA’s […]
Tags: London, News, Global, Joanna Lumley, Joanna, Royal Albert Hall, Lumley, BAFTA Film Awards, Emma Baehr

Meet ‘The World’s First Sleep Storyteller-In-Residence’

Phoebe Smith writes what are basically bedtime stories for grownups, 20-to-40-minute narratives that are recorded by actors such as Stephen Fry and Joanna Lumley and listened to on an app called Calm, created to help people fall asleep. — The Guardian
Tags: Art, Stephen Fry, Words, Joanna Lumley, Phoebe Smith, 12.18.18

Carol Vorderman and Liam Gallagher back campaign against trophy hunting

Range of public figures from Jeremy Corbyn to Sue Perkins call for ban on importsA group of public figures including Jeremy Corbyn, Zac Goldsmith, Sue Perkins and Carol Vorderman have joined forces to call for an urgent halt to imports from trophy hunters.In a letter to the Guardian, the group, which also includes Piers Morgan, Liam Gallagher, Ed Sheeran and Joanna Lumley, condemns trophy hunting as “cruel, immoral, archaic and unjustifiable”. Continue reading...
Tags: Animals, Environment, UK News, Wildlife, Conservation, Liam Gallagher, Hunting, Joanna Lumley, Jeremy Corbyn, Perkins, Carol Vorderman, Jeremy Corbyn Zac Goldsmith Sue Perkins, Liam Gallagher Ed Sheeran

Joanna Lumley joins Peter Pan celebrations in Dumfries

The TV star s a guest at a festival being held ahead of the reopening of a house which helped inspire the famous story.
Tags: News, Joanna Lumley, Peter Pan, Dumfries

New comedy programmes commissioned for BBC Radio 4

Radio 4 has announced some new comedy commissions, with programmes from new talent and well known favourites. Getting new slots are Suggs, Bridget Christie, Twayna Mayne, Joe Lycett (pictured), Tom Allen, Rowan Atkinson, Geoff Norcott and Joanna Lumley. Here are just some of the programmes announced by Sioned Wiliam, Commissioning Editor for Radio 4 comedy: A Comedy Playhouse featuring 12 exceptional, brand new scripts from a mix of both established and new writers Great new comedy talent wi...
Tags: UK, England, London, Top, Radio, Britain, Joanna Lumley, Anneka Rice, Bbc Radio 4, North East, BBC Radio, Suggs, Rowan Atkinson, Hugo Rifkind, Roger Allam, Station News

Joanna Lumley opens up about depression and living a good life

Joanna Lumley opens up about her battle with sadness and depression during a chat with...
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Battles Over Booker Prize Revealed As Archives Go Live Online

Joanna Lumley described the book that won the year she was on the jury as “indefensible”, Rebecca West hated every one of the contenders in both of her years, and the 1976 winner was ultimately chosen by flipping a coin. Then there was the year that Fay Weldon’s agent got slugged by the head of the publishing union.
Tags: Art, Words, Joanna Lumley, Fay Weldon, Rebecca West, 09.06.18

Is Joanna Lumley about to return to Coronation Street?

Joanna Lumley is one of Britain's most popular actresses, and much loved for her roles...
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New all-Scotland breakfast show for Ewen Cameron

Ewen Cameron is to host a new breakfast show across Scotland on Bauer’s Greatest Hits network of stations. He replaces Alan Edwards who moves to a new national Scottish evening show, as well as the Saturday and Sunday Breakfast Shows. Ewan has been hosting a Hearts TV programme on STV for the last four years but is now leaving the station for the full time radio show. He also fronted a late-night television programme named The Late Show with Ewen Cameron on STV2 until the channel closed this ...
Tags: Top, Scotland, Aberdeen, Radio, Bill Clinton, Tiger Woods, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Joanna Lumley, Joan Collins, Alan Edwards, Clyde, Ewan, Bauer, Mfr, STV

Garden Bridge backers 'may have breached legal duties'

Trustees, including Joanna Lumley and Lord Mervyn Davies, could be open to legal action over failed £40m projectThe trustees of London’s garden bridge, including actor Joanna Lumley and the former Labour minister Lord Davies, could have breached their legal duties over the failed project, that cost taxpayers more than £40m, according to a leading lawyer.The legal opinion comes as pressure mounts for a formal investigation into how the charity behind the abandoned scheme spent so much money witho...
Tags: Politics, London, UK News, Architecture, Labour, Boris Johnson, London politics, Joanna Lumley, Garden Bridge, Mervyn Davies, Lord Davies

British Airways Refreshes Star-Studded Flight Safety Video

Airlines’ in-flight safety videos are a tried-and-trued platform to communicate life-saving information while also engaging customers with some of the brand’s personality. From Air New Zealand’s Lord of the Rings epic to Air France’s toujours chic efforts to Delta’s meme-packed pre-flight film to the “Safety Dance” by Virgin America (RIP), the pantheon of memorable in-flight videos also included British Airways. Last year BA showed its ongoing support for the UK’s popular red-nose charity Comic...
Tags: Video, UK, Campaigns, Uncategorized, Advertising, CSR, Bbc, Delta, Humor, BAFTA, Virgin, David Walliams, Gillian Anderson, Michael Caine, Olivia Colman, Gordon Ramsay

Joanna Lumley: 'Terrified all men are seen as bad'

Actress Joanna Lumley says "we musn't deride all men" in the wake of the #MeToo movement.
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Jennifer Lawrence's most stunning makeup looks - see the photo gallery!

Jennifer Lawrence was dubbed the 'hottest actress on the planet' by BAFTA host Joanna Lumley, and with good reason...
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Jennifer Lawrence jokes about offending England after Joanna Lumley incident

Jennifer Lawrence has spoken about the aftermath of a comment she made towards Joanna...
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Jennifer Lawrence explains Bafta mishap with Joanna Lumley

The actress says her "rude" comment at the Baftas was "an inside joke that fell flat".
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Jennifer Lawrence responds to accusations she was 'rude' to Joanna Lumley at the BAFTAs

Jennifer Lawrence has responded to the claims which suggest she was a "rude"...
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Joanna Lumley Calls Meghan Markle 'Enchanting,' Talks Upcoming Prince Harry Wedding

Joanna Lumley commented on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's upcoming wedding. Lumley is a friend of Prince Charles and is a fan of the royal family. Thus, it's not surprising that she loves Prince Harry's fiancée too. "I think Meghan is enchanting. She has fabulous exotic parentage, is in our business and has been married before; this is fantastic," the BAFTAs 2018 host said (via Daily Express) about the "Suits" actress.
Tags: News, Daily Express, Prince Harry, Harry, Charles, Joanna Lumley, Meghan, MEGHAN MARKLE, Lumley, Harry Wedding

Duchess of Cambridge gives a nod to Time's Up in royal green dress as Baftas stars turn out in black

On one side, there were the industry’s biggest stars, turning the Bafta red carpet black in their visible support of the Time’s Up movement; on the other, the traditionalists insisting the Duchess of Cambridge could not be drawn into a global protest about sexual harassment and gender equality. On Sunday night, the Duchess attempted to walk the diplomatic line, eschewing an unofficial all-black dress code to see the cream of British cinema honoured at the Royal Albert Hall. Her choice of a dark ...
Tags: Jennifer Lawrence, Salma Hayek, News, Time, Frances Mcdormand, Winston Churchill, Cambridge, BAFTA, Angelina Jolie, Joanna Lumley, Gary Oldman, Duke, Duchess, Allison Janney, Gemma Arterton, Kensington Palace