Emma Thompson

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Tony Slattery: most of his celebrity chums and hangers-on vanished ‘when the money dried up, which was saddening. Yes, very saddening’. Photograph: Atrium

When I moved to London in 1990, I knew that, in order to fit in at school, I had to educate myself about the important British celebrities. While my c(...)

Actor Emma Thompson takes part in the Extinction Rebellion protest at Oxford Circus in London

Bank of England governor Mark Carney forged an unlikely – and no doubt unwitting – alliance with London’s climate change protesters this week: a warni(...)

Protesters and police during  Extinction Rebellion climate change protests on Waterloo Bridge in London. Photograph: Neil Hall/EPA

More than 750 climate change activists blocking roads at some of London’s most famous landmarks have been arrested over the last six days, police said(...)

British actor Emma Thompson participates in an Extinction Rebellion climate change demonstration at Oxford Circus in London, Britain. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Film star Emma Thompson joined climate change activists rallying in a central London shopping district on Friday, part of five days of protests which(...)

Demonstrators during an Extinction Rebellion protest on Waterloo Bridge in London on Monday. Photograph:  Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Thousands of environmental activists paralysed parts of central London on Monday by blocking Marble Arch, Oxford Circus and Waterloo Bridge in a bid (...)

Emma Thompson at the 61st BFI London Film Festival on October 6th, 2017. Photograph: Tim P Whitby/Getty Images/File photo

When the actor Emma Thompson quit the forthcoming animation Luck last month, many assumed it was because John Lasseter had been announced as the new h(...)

Kenneth Branagh:  "I couldn't get arrested," he says of his early acting career. Photograph: Gregg Delman/The New York Times

A quarter of a century ago, Kenneth Branagh formed one half of a partnership that bossed the United Kingdom. Alongside Emma Thompson, his then wife, h(...)

 Tanya Sweeney  at home in Stoneybatter, Dublin: “I shall report back from the other side. I just hope there’s even one tiny Lucille Ball moment in there somewhere.” Photograph:  Dara Mac Donaill

Last week, I visited the newborn son of my neighbours, and nearly embarrassed myself by tearing up a little immediately (and then overcompensating wit(...)

Hollywood actress Kate Beckinsale who has given her support to the decriminalisation of abortion in Northern Ireland. Photograph: PA

Hollywood actress Kate Beckinsale and Strictly Come Dancing presenter Claudia Winkleman are among more than 60 female celebrities who have signed an o(...)

Emma Thompson: singing judge

Can a committed, dignified performance save an otherwise painfully flawed project? On this evidence, the answer would be: “Erm, maybe, just about.”&nb(...)

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