Archive for the 'News & Articles' Category

November 12, 2020 ♦ News & Articles

Following the success of the first series of Talking Shakespeare earlier this year, the RSC have today announced the return of the popular online conversation from Monday 16 November. Hosted by RSC Artistic Director, Gregory Doran, guests confirmed for the new series of Talking Shakespeare include Ian McKellen, Helen Mirren, Roger Allam, David Oyelowo and Jane Lapotaire with further […]


March 7, 2020 ♦ News & Articles, Photoshoots

The Oscar-winning Queen muses on the theater of politics, the trap of stereotypical glamour, and why age-appropriate makeup calls for subtlety and, occasionally, over-the-top false lashes: “I’m not a rule maker myself.” n a season of uncertainty, it’s wise to consult the oracles. Prince Harry sought out Queen Elizabeth’s company last weekend, mending the road out of senior-royal life over cups […]


March 7, 2020 ♦ News & Articles

“Helen is fine,” Dame Helen Mirren assures me warmly as she sweeps into the room wearing a full black skirt and crisp white shirt. We’re on the second floor of a Beverly Hills mansion to celebrate the launch of the new L’Oréal Paris Age Perfect makeup line. It seems a fitting place to meet someone I’ve seen portray more […]


January 17, 2020 ♦ Magazines, News & Articles

Helen Mirren is a terrible liar. “I’m a very bad liar in real life. I’m hopeless, I go bright red if I try to lie,” she says over the phone from a “posh hotel” in London near Trafalgar Square. “But I do know how to keep a secret.” Case in point: this interview. We’re here to […]


Dame Helen Mirren greets me enthusiastically on the phone from New York City after a day of promotion for her latest thriller, The Good Liar, in anticipation of digitally featuring as Flaunt’s first Annual Icon. I’m over 3000 miles away in Manchester, England. The first thing Mirren wants to talk about is not her current […]


November 14, 2019 ♦ Interviews, News & Articles, Photoshoots

LONDON — In 2001, Ian McKellen and Helen Mirren were rehearsing a production of August Strindberg’s “The Dance of Death” at the Broadhurst Theatre in New York City. A week before the previews opened, the events of Sept. 11 shook the city and its inhabitants to the core. But the play continued on. “We opened […]