British Actors Just Before They Became Famous
Stars of Steven Spielberg’s film Empire of the Sun meet in London before tomorrow night’s Royal Film Performance attended by the Queen. (l-r) Leslie Phillips, Christian Bale, 14, Miranda Richardson and Nigel Havers.
Rachel Kempson, actress wife of actor Michael Redgrave, right, and their daughter Vanessa Redgrave, at the premiere of the film ‘The Night My Number Came Up’ – in which Michael stars – at the Leicester Square Theatre, London.
John Neville (Hamlet) and Judi Dench (Ophelia) at London Airport on their return by BEA charter liner from Jugoslavia with the Old Vic Theatre Company which presented Michael Benthall’s production of “Hamlet” in Belgrade, Zagreb and Ljubljana. The two week tour was sponsored by the British Council.
Miss Margaret Bondfield at Broadcasting House with actress Deborah Kerr and Mrs Elsie May Crump , a housewife from Chorlton-Cum-Hardy to take part in the first broadcast of the new radio series ” Woman’s Hour “.
Robert Lindsay (l) who plays Bill Snibson and Emma Thompson (r) who plays Sally Smith during rehearsals ahead of the play opening the following week. ‘Me and My Girl’, the show with the Lambeth Walk, opens next week. The hit musical of the thirties and fourties ran for 1,646 performances at the Victoria Palace
A new look for Anton Chekov’s play, ‘The Three Sisters’, which is being revived at the Royal Court Theatre. The actresses are Marianne Faithfull, Glenda Jackson (centre) and Avril Elgar (right).
Julie Andrews, 13-year-old coloratura soprano, of Walton-On-Thames, is the youngest star chosen for the Royal Command Variety Performance at the Palladium.
Alan Bates and Charlotte Rampling.
Mary Payne and Helen Mirren (age 19) during rehearsal at the Queen’s Theatre, London, for the National Youth Theatre’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Jill Bennett, Tom Jones and Maggie Smith (left to right) with their mounted and inscribed silver hearts show business awards presented to them by the Variety Club of Great Britain at the Savoy Hotel, London.
Jane Asher, aged 13, is to play Alice in ‘Alice In The Looking-Glass,’ to be seen at the Playhouse, Oxford Jane is seen in the costume for the part in London.
Helena Bonham Carter, 22, the star of ‘A Room with a View’ and ‘Lady Jane Grey’.
Prince Philip talking to the star of Educating Rita, Julie Walters, when he attended the film’s premiere in London.
Emma Watson who is to play Hermione Granger in the film “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” based on the novel by author J K Rowling, during a news conference at the Berkeley Hotel in London.
The filming of The Railway Children on location at Oakworth. Actor Bernard Cribbens with actresses, Sally Thomsett (left) and Jenny Agutter.
Actress Julie Christie at London Airport before leaving for a holiday in Madrid, Spain.
London-born film actress Honor Blackman, age 23, riding her Norton Big Four motorcycle through Hyde Park in London.
(L-R) Emily Watson, Ewan McGregor and Brenda Blethyn celebrating with their awards at the 1996 London Film Critics Circle Awards this evening (Sunday). Watson took the British Newcomer of the Year, McGregor took Best Actor, and Blethyn won the Best Actress award.
Rufus Sewell as Hotspur and Jane Horrocks as Doll Tearshet at a London photocall to for the BBC’s new adaptation of Shakespeare’s Henry IV. The play, which has been adatpted for TV by John Caird, wil be shown on BBC 2 at a date to be announced this autumn.
File dated 27.9.65 of actor Patrick Macnee, as John Steed, and Diana Rigg as Emma Peel, in the sixties hit series The Avengers. Award-winning actor Ralph Fiennes is to play pinstriped hero John Steed, opposite Sean Connery as the diabolical villain Sir August de Wynter, with Uma Thurman playing Emma Peel, in a film remake of the classic series, it was announced today (Friday