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Encyclopedia > Miranda Richardson
Miranda Richardson

Richardson as Queenie in Blackadder II (1986)
Born March 3, 1958 (1958-03-03) (age 49)
Southport, Merseyside, UK Flag of England
Notable roles Queenie in Blackadder II (1986)
Jude O'Hara in The Crying Game (1992)
Lady Van Tassel in Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Academy Awards
Nominated: Best Actress
1994 Tom & Viv
Nominated: Best Supporting Actress
1992 Damage
Golden Globe Awards
Best Actress - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
1993 Enchanted April
Best Supporting Actress - Mini-series
1995 Fatherland
BAFTA Awards
Best Supporting Actress
1992 Damage

Miranda Jane Richardson (born 3 March 1958) is an Academy Award nominated English actress. Queenie Blackadder II This work is copyrighted. ... Queenie was a caricature of the historical figure Queen Elizabeth I of England, played by Miranda Richardson in the second series of the BBC sitcom Blackadder, which was set in Elizabethan England. ... Blackadder II was the second series of the BBC situation comedy Blackadder, written by Richard Curtis and Ben Elton, which aired from 9 January 1986 to 20 February 1986. ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (63rd in leap years). ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Southport (disambiguation). ... Merseyside is a metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 1,365,900. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... Queenie was a caricature of the historical figure Queen Elizabeth I of England, played by Miranda Richardson in the second series of the BBC sitcom Blackadder, which was set in Elizabethan England. ... Blackadder II was the second series of the BBC situation comedy Blackadder, written by Richard Curtis and Ben Elton, which aired from 9 January 1986 to 20 February 1986. ... The Crying Game is a 1968 novel by John Braine. ... Fictional character played by British actress Miranda Richardson in Tim Burton’s 1999 gothic horror fantasy film Sleepy Hollow Character Details Full Name: Lady (Mary) Van Tassel, nee Preston (real name Archer) Born: 1765-70? Died: December 1799 Plot Details Spoiler warning: It is 1799, and in a few... Sleepy Hollow may mean: Sleepy Hollow, New York, the historical location of Washington Irvings fictional story The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the awards given to actresses working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Tom & Viv is a 1994 film which tells the story of the true-life relationship between T. S. Eliot and Vivienne Haigh-Wood. ... // The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role is one of the awards given to actresses working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Damage a. ... The Golden Globe Award The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... Enchanted April is a film based on the 1922 novel The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim. ... Fatherland is the nation of ones fathers or forefathers. ... BAFTA Award The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), is a British organisation that hosts annual awards shows for film, television, childrens film and television, and interactive media. ... Winners of the BAFTA Award Best Actress in a Supporting Role presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. ... Damage a. ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (63rd in leap years). ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Unified  -  by Athelstan 967 AD  Area  -  Total 130,395 km²  50,346 sq mi  Population  -  2007 estimate... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ...

Contents

Biography

Early life

Richardson was born in Southport, Merseyside. The second daughter of middle-class parents, she revealed a talent for acting from an early age. For other uses, see Southport (disambiguation). ... Merseyside is a metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 1,365,900. ... The middle class (or middle classes) comprises a social group once defined by exception as an intermediate social class between the nobility and the peasantry. ...


She had originally intended to study veterinary medicine, but her squeamishness made this impractical. She enrolled at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, where she studied alongside Daniel Day-Lewis. In 1981, she made her stage debut in Moving at the Queen's Theatre in London. Look up veterinarian in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The Coopers Hall (right) became the theatre foyer in the 1970s The Bristol Old Vic is a theatre complex and theatrical company in the centre of Bristol, England. ... Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis (born 29 April 1957), is an Academy-Award winning and Golden Globe-award nominated actor. ... The musical Les Misérables transferred to the Queens Theatre in March 2004 after its run at the Palace Theatre The Queens Theatre is a theatre in Shaftesbury Avenue in the West End of London, next to the Gielgud Theatre, as whose twin it was designed by W. G... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ...


Theatre

Before making a name for herself as a screen star Miranda Richardson enjoyed a hugely successful and extensive theatre career. Starting out with juvenile performances in Cinderella (the title role) and Lord Arthur Saville's Crime (as Sybil Merton) at the Southport Dramatic Club, the young thespian enrolled at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, making her stage debut in Moving at the Queen's Theatre, London. Soon afterwards, Richardson appeared in reportory theatre, until she found recognition in the West End for a series of highly praised stage performances, ultimately receiving an Olivier Award nomination for her performance in A Lie of the Mind, and in 1996 being cited as 'the greatest actress of our time in any medium' by one critic after she appeared in Orlando at the Edinburgh Festival. The Coopers Hall (right) became the theatre foyer in the 1970s The Bristol Old Vic is a theatre complex and theatrical company in the centre of Bristol, England. ... The musical Les Misérables transferred to the Queens Theatre in March 2004 after its run at the Palace Theatre The Queens Theatre is a theatre in Shaftesbury Avenue in the West End of London, next to the Gielgud Theatre, as whose twin it was designed by W. G... West End theatre is a popular term for mainstream professional theatre in London, or sometimes more specifically for shows staged in the large theatres of Londons Theatreland. Along with New Yorks Broadway theatre, West End theatre is usually considered to represent the highest level of commercial theatre in... The Laurence Olivier Awards, previously known as The Society of West End Theatre Awards, were renamed in honour of British actor Laurence Olivier, Baron Olivier in 1984, having first been established in 1976. ...


Film career

Three years later, she made her big screen debut as platinum blonde nightclub hostess Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be hanged in the United Kingdom in Mike Newell's critically acclaimed biographical drama, Dance With A Stranger. Her performance won her much praise, and within a year she had been cast by Steven Spielberg to appear in his World War II drama Empire of the Sun (1987). Ruth Ellis (October 9, 1926 – July 13, 1955) was a British murderess who was the last woman to be executed in the UK. She was convicted of the murder of her lover, David Blakely, and hanged at Londons Holloway Prison. ... Michael Cormac Newell (born March 28, 1942) is an English director and producer of motion pictures for the screen and for television. ... Dance with a Stranger (1985) is a haunting drama film, directed by Mike Newell. ... Steven Allan Spielberg KBE (born December 18, 1946)[1] is an American film director and producer. ... Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 18 km into the air. ... Empire of the Sun is a 1987 film directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Christian Bale, John Malkovich, and Miranda Richardson. ...


Richardson is well known for her role as infantile Queen Elizabeth I, aka Queenie, in the British television comedy Blackadder II. Her portrayal of a troubled theatre-goer in "Secret Friends" (BBC 2 TV, 1990) was described as "a miniature tour de force... Miranda Richardson's finest hour, all in ten minutes" (The Sunday Times). Other television roles include the bitchy Pamela Flitton in A Dance to the Music of Time (1997), Miss Gilchrist in St. Ives (1998), Bettina (the obsessive compulsive interior decorator) in Absolutely Fabulous, The Wicked Stepmother Hallmark's "Snow White: The Fairest Of Them All", along with Kristin Kreuk (2001) and the emotionally repressed Queen Mary in The Lost Prince (2003). Elizabeth I redirects here. ... Queenie was a caricature of the historical figure Queen Elizabeth I of England, played by Miranda Richardson in the second series of the BBC sitcom Blackadder, which was set in Elizabethan England. ... Blackadder II was the second series of the BBC situation comedy Blackadder, written by Richard Curtis and Ben Elton, which aired from 9 January 1986 to 20 February 1986. ... A Dance to the Music of Time is a twelve volume roman à clef by Anthony Powell, published between 1951 and 1975. ... St. ... Absolutely Fabulous was a British sitcom written by and starring Jennifer Saunders, and co-starring Joanna Lumley and Julia Sawalha. ... Hallmark Cards, a privately owned company based in Kansas City, Missouri, is the largest manufacturer of greeting cards in the United States. ... Kristin Laura Kreuk (born December 30, 1982 in Vancouver, BC) is a Canadian actress. ... Mary of Teck (Victoria Mary Augusta Louise Olga Pauline Claudine Agnes; 26 May 1867 – 24 March 1953) was the Queen Consort of George V. Queen Mary was also the Empress of India and Queen of Ireland. ... Miranda Richardson as Queen Mary in The Lost Prince The Lost Prince is an acclaimed two-part British television drama, produced by Talkback Thames for the BBC and originally broadcast on BBC One in January 2003. ...


As well as a number of high profile supporting roles in the cinema, including Vanessa Bell in The Hours, Lady Van Tassel in Sleepy Hollow and Patsy Carpenter in The Evening Star, she has also won acclaim for her performances in The Crying Game and Enchanted April, for which she won a Golden Globe, beating a quartet of Hollywood heavyweights: Geena Davis, Whoopi Goldberg, Shirley MacLaine and Meryl Streep. Vanessa Bell Vanessa Bell (May 28, 1879 – April 7, 1961), was an English painter and interior designer and a member of the Bloomsbury group. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Fictional character played by British actress Miranda Richardson in Tim Burton’s 1999 gothic horror fantasy film Sleepy Hollow Character Details Full Name: Lady (Mary) Van Tassel, nee Preston (real name Archer) Born: 1765-70? Died: December 1799 Plot Details Spoiler warning: It is 1799, and in a few... Sleepy Hollow (1999) is a historical horror film directed by Tim Burton interpreting the legend of The Headless Horseman and based very loosely around the Washington Irving story The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. ... The Evening Star is a 1996 sequel to the Oscar-winning Terms of Endearment, starring Shirley MacLaine who reprises the role she played in the original. ... The Crying Game is a 1968 novel by John Braine. ... Enchanted April is a film based on the 1922 novel The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... Virginia Elizabeth Geena Davis (born January 21, 1956) is an Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning and Emmy-nominated American actress and former fashion model. ... Whoopi Goldberg performing stand-up at a benefit for Rainforest Action Network. ... Shirley MacLaine (born Shirley MacLean Beaty April 24, 1934) is an Academy Award-winning American film and theatre actress, well-known not only for her acting, but for her devotion to her belief in reincarnation. ... Mary Louise Streep, mostly known as Meryl Streep (born June 22, 1949) is a two-time Academy Award-winning, six-time Golden Globe-winning, two-time SAG-winning, Grammy Award-nominated and BAFTA Award-winning American actress who has worked in theatre, television, and film. ...


Two Academy Award nominations (for Damage and Tom & Viv) have not altered the actress's modesty. She refuses to discuss her private life in interviews, and takes both leading and supporting roles in a variety of different genres. Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... Damage a. ... Tom & Viv is a 1994 film which tells the story of the true-life relationship between T. S. Eliot and Vivienne Haigh-Wood. ...


Her extensive film credits include worthy stints in a number of critically acclaimed independent features, among them Robert Altman's Kansas City (1996), Robert Duvall's The Apostle (1997) and Richard E. Grant's Wah-Wah (2005). In 2002, Richardson wowed critics with a triple-role stint (as Mrs Cleg, Yvonne and Mrs Wilkinson in a hallucination) alongside Ralph Fiennes in David Cronenberg's acclaimed thriller Spider, a film that won her a bevy of international critics awards. Robert Bernard Altman (February 20, 1925 – November 20, 2006) was an American film director known for making films that are highly naturalistic, but with a stylized perspective. ... Kansas City is a 1996 film, directed by Robert Altman, and featuring numerous jazz tracks. ... Robert Selden Duvall (born January 5, 1931) is an Academy Award and four-time Golden Globe winning American film actor and director. ... For the oldest animated feature film (from 1917), see El Apóstol. ... Richard E. Grant depicted as the unofficial Ninth Doctor. ... Seventh release by Manchester indie rock group, James. ... David Cronenberg at Cannes 2002 David Paul Cronenberg OC, FRSC (born March 15, 1943) is a Canadian film director and occasional actor. ... Ralph Fiennes in Spider Spider is a 2001 film by Canadian director David Cronenberg. ...


More recently, Richardson appeared as Queen Rosalind of Denmark in the Julia Stiles vehicle The Prince And Me, and the ballet mistress Madame Giry in the long-awaited film version of The Phantom Of The Opera, starring Gerard Butler and Emmy Rossum. She has also reprised her role as Queen Elizabeth in Blackadder for both a Christmas Special (Blackadder's Christmas Carol 1988), and a special edition for the Millennium (Blackadder: Back and Forth, 2000) which was originally screened at the millennium dome . Her latest screen incarnation is in the guise of Rita Skeeter, the toxic Daily Prophet journalist in Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire, released in November 2005. Two years earlier, she played the part of Hermione in Harry Potter and the Secret Chamberpot of Azerbaijan which was a short spoof of Harry Potter, in particular Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Julia OHara Stiles (born March 28, 1981) is an American stage and screen actress. ... Painting of ballet dancers by Edgar Degas, 1872. ... The Phantom of the Opera is the 2004 Joel Schumacher directed film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Charles Harts internationally successful 1986 stage musical, which is in turn based on the novel The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux. ... Gerard James Butler (born November 13, 1969) is a Scottish actor. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Blackadder in Blackadders Christmas Carol Blackadders Christmas Carol (1988) is a one-off episode of Blackadder, a parody of Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol. ... Rita Skeeter (born c. ... Several media publications are featured in the Harry Potter novels (and film adaptations). ... Disgusting Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is the fourth fantasy adventure film in the popular Harry Potter films series, based on the novel by J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. ... Hermione Jane Granger is a fictional character in J. K. Rowlings Harry Potter series. ... Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is the second, fantasy adventure film in the popular Harry Potter films series, based on the novel by J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. ...


Personal life

She currently lives in London, but she also has a Somerset retreat, with her two cats, two dogs and an axolotl. This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Somerset is a county in the south-west of England. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


Other work

Miranda Richardson also reads the Horrid Henry series on cassette and CD. This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... A standard audio cassette Cassette may refer to: A small cartridge of some form. ... CD may stand for: Compact Disc Canadian Forces Decoration Cash Dispenser (at least used in Japan) CD LPMud Driver Centrum-Demokraterne (Centre Democrats of Denmark) Certificate of Deposit České Dráhy (Czech Railways) Chad (NATO country code) Chalmers Datorförening (computer club of the Chalmers University of Technology) a 1960s...


Theatre roles

  • Savage Amusement (Hazel)
  • Stags and Hens (Linda)
  • All My Sons (Ann)
  • Sisterly Feelings (Brenda)
  • Ten Times Table (Phillipa)
  • Whose Life is it Anyway (Kay Sadler)
  • Play it Again Sam (Linda Christie)
  • Tom Jones (Sophie Western)
  • Educating Rita (Rita)
  • Moving (Jane Gladwin)
  • The Table of the Two Horseman (Katie Wyld)
  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf (Honey)
  • The Maids (Madame)
  • Insignificance (The Actress)
  • Life of Einstein (?)
  • Edmond (Glenna)
  • A Lie of the Mind (Beth)
  • The Changeling (Beatrice-Joanna)
  • Mountain Language (Young Woman)
  • Etta Jenks (Etta Jenks)
  • The Designated Mourner (Judy)
  • Orlando (Orlando)
  • Aunt Dan and Lemon (Aunt Dan)
  • The Play What I Wrote (Herself)

Filmography

Dance with a Stranger (1985) is a haunting drama film, directed by Mike Newell. ... Ruth Ellis (October 9, 1926 – July 13, 1955) was a British murderess who was the last woman to be executed in the UK. She was convicted of the murder of her lover, David Blakely, and hanged at Londons Holloway Prison. ... Underworld is a poorly-received 1985 British horror film, written by Clive Barker and James Caplin, and starring Denholm Elliott, Miranda Richardson, Steven Berkoff, Larry Lamb, Ingrid Pitt and Art Malik, in which a mad doctor keeps his mutants underground. ... The Innocent is 1985 film, starring Andrew Hawley, Liam Neeson and Miranda Richardson, and set in the Yorkshire Dales. ... Blackadder is the generic name that encompasses four series of an acclaimed BBC One historical sitcom, along with several one-off installments. ... For other uses, see Television (disambiguation). ... Queenie was a caricature of the historical figure Queen Elizabeth I of England, played by Miranda Richardson in the second series of the BBC sitcom Blackadder, which was set in Elizabethan England. ... After Pilkington was a one-off BBC drama, starring Miranda Richardson and Bob Peck. ... The Death of the Heart is a 1938 novel by Elizabeth Bowen set between the two world wars. ... The second series of Blackadder was set in Elizabethan England, starring (left to right) Tony Robinson as Baldrick, Rowan Atkinson as Edmund, Lord Blackadder, and Tim McInnerny as Lord Percy Percy. ... Eat the Rich is Peter Richardsons 1987 British comedy, from the team behind the popular television series, The Comic Strip Presents. ... Empire of the Sun is a 1987 film directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Christian Bale, John Malkovich, and Miranda Richardson. ... Ball Trap on the Cote Sauvage is a 1989 British television comedy drama (transmitted on BBC1), written by celebrated screenwriter Andrew Davies, and set in Spain. ... The second series of Blackadder was set in Elizabethan England, starring (left to right) Tony Robinson as Baldrick, Rowan Atkinson as Edmund, Lord Blackadder, and Tim McInnerny as Lord Percy Percy. ... The Bachelor is an American reality television dating game show that debuted in 2002 on ABC. The series has been renewed through spring 2007, titled The Bachelor: Officer and a Gentleman. ... The Fool is a 1990 British film, directed by Christine Edzard (Little Dorritt), and featuring Derek Jacobi as a Victorian era clerk who enjoys living a double life as a businessman, moving in and about the best social circles in London. ... Twisted Obsession (El Sueño del mono loco) is a 1990 Spanish-made erotic thriller, starring Jeff Goldblum and Miranda Richardson. ... One of Harold Pinters most popular plays, Old Times was first presented by the Royal Shakespeare Company at the Aldwych Theatre in London on June 1, 1971. ... 1990 BBC political thriller, a six-part series made for television, and featuring Miranda Richardson in the lead role as Sidonie Reiger. ... For other uses, see Television (disambiguation). ... The Crying Game is a 1968 novel by John Braine. ... Damage a. ... Enchanted April is a film based on the 1922 novel The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim. ... Century is a 1993 British film, written and directed by acclaimed playwright Stephen Poliakoff, who later went on to helm such internationally renowned television projects as Shooting the Past, Perfect Strangers and The Lost Prince. ... The Line, the Cross, and the Curve is a musical short film directed by and starring pop singer Kate Bush. ... Tom & Viv is a 1994 film which tells the story of the true-life relationship between T. S. Eliot and Vivienne Haigh-Wood. ... Fatherland is a bestselling 1992 thriller novel by the English writer and journalist Robert Harris which doubles as a work of alternate history based on the premise of a world in which Nazi Germany was triumphant in World War II, in a similar way to Philip K. Dicks The... The Night and the Moment is 1995 erotic drama, unreleased until 1998, and featuring Willem Dafoe, Miranda Richardson and Lena Olin. ... The Evening Star is a 1996 sequel to the Oscar-winning Terms of Endearment, starring Shirley MacLaine who reprises the role she played in the original. ... Kansas City is a 1996 film, directed by Robert Altman, and featuring numerous jazz tracks. ... The Designated Mourner is 1997 film and stage play, directed by David Hare, and written by Wallace Shawn. ... Saint-Ex is 1997 drama-documentary film, filmed and distributed in Britain, and featuring Bruno Ganz and Miranda Richardson. ... For the oldest animated feature film (from 1917), see El Apóstol. ... St. ... DVD Cover Merlin is a 3 hour made-for-television movie released in 1998 that retells the famous legend of King Arthur from the perspective of the wizard Merlin. ... Starring Tina Minorjino this is a recreation of Lewis Carrolls classic book. ... The Big Brass Ring is a 1999 drama film, starring William Hurt, Nigel Hawthorne, Irene Jacob and Miranda Richardson (who was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for her performance). ... Sleepy Hollow (1999) is a historical horror film directed by Tim Burton interpreting the legend of The Headless Horseman and based very loosely around the Washington Irving story The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. ... Fictional character played by British actress Miranda Richardson in Tim Burton’s 1999 gothic horror fantasy film Sleepy Hollow Character Details Full Name: Lady (Mary) Van Tassel, nee Preston (real name Archer) Born: 1765-70? Died: December 1799 Plot Details Spoiler warning: It is 1799, and in a few... Blackadder: Back & Forth (1999) was created for showing during 2000 in a cinema built near the Millennium Dome, by Sky Television and the BBC, with sponsorship from—among others—Tesco PLC. Spoiler warning: Blackadder is entertaining guests on New Years Eve, 1999. ... Elizabeth I redirects here. ... Queenie was a caricature of the historical figure Queen Elizabeth I of England, played by Miranda Richardson in the second series of the BBC sitcom Blackadder, which was set in Elizabethan England. ... Get Carter is a 2000 remake of the classic 1971 Michael Caine crime thriller, this time with Sylvester Stallone in the role of Jack Carter, and directed by Stephen Kay. ... This article is about the movie. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Vanessa Bell Vanessa Bell (May 28, 1879 – April 7, 1961), was an English painter and interior designer and a member of the Bloomsbury group. ... Ralph Fiennes in Spider Spider is a 2001 film by Canadian director David Cronenberg. ... Miranda Richardson as Queen Mary in The Lost Prince The Lost Prince is an acclaimed two-part British television drama, produced by Talkback Thames for the BBC and originally broadcast on BBC One in January 2003. ... For other uses, see Television (disambiguation). ... Mary of Teck (Victoria Mary Augusta Louise Olga Pauline Claudine Agnes; 26 May 1867 – 24 March 1953) was the Queen Consort of George V. Queen Mary was also the Empress of India and Queen of Ireland. ... The Rage In Placid Lake (2002) is an Australian film starring Ben Lee and Rose Byrne. ... The Prince and Me is 2004 motion picture that tells a story of romance between a prince from Denmark and a farm girl who aspires to be a doctor. ... Churchill: The Hollywood Years is a 2004 movie, directed by Peter Richardson. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The Phantom of the Opera is the 2004 Joel Schumacher directed film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Charles Harts internationally successful 1986 stage musical, which is in turn based on the novel The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux. ... Midsummer Dream, (Spanish: ) is a 2005 computer-animated film from Dygra Films, the creators of The Living Forrest. ... Disgusting Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is the fourth fantasy adventure film in the popular Harry Potter films series, based on the novel by J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. ... Rita Skeeter (born c. ... Gideons Daughter is the second of two linked BBC television dramas written and directed by Stephen Poliakoff. ... Merlins Apprentice is a 2006 sequel to the hit TV miniseries Merlin (1998), featuring Miranda Richardson and Sam Neill reprising their roles as the Lady of the Lake and Merlin respectively. ... Seventh release by Manchester indie rock group, James. ... Provoked is a 2007 UK based English language film, directed by Jag Mundhra. ... Paris, je taime (Paris, I love you) is a 2006 film starring several famous (and less famous) American, British and French movie actors, including Nick Nolte, Elijah Wood, Bob Hoskins, Natalie Portman, Gérard Depardieu, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe, Steve Buscemi and Gena Rowlands. ...

Awards and nominations

Academy Award

  • Nominated: Best Supporting Actress, Damage (1992)
  • Nominated: Best Actress, Tom & Viv (1994)

Damage a. ... Tom & Viv is a 1994 film which tells the story of the true-life relationship between T. S. Eliot and Vivienne Haigh-Wood. ...

BAFTA Award

After Pilkington was a one-off BBC drama, starring Miranda Richardson and Bob Peck. ... The Crying Game is a 1968 novel by John Braine. ... Damage a. ... Tom & Viv is a 1994 film which tells the story of the true-life relationship between T. S. Eliot and Vivienne Haigh-Wood. ... A Dance to the Music of Time is a twelve volume roman à clef by Anthony Powell, published between 1951 and 1975. ... Miranda Richardson as Queen Mary in The Lost Prince The Lost Prince is an acclaimed two-part British television drama, produced by Talkback Thames for the BBC and originally broadcast on BBC One in January 2003. ...

Golden Globe Award

  • Nominated: Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture, Damage (1993)
  • Won: Best Actress - Motion Picture Musical/Comedy, Enchanted April (1993)
  • Nominated: Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama, Tom & Viv (1995)
  • Won: Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV, Fatherland (1995)
  • Nominated: Best Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV, Merlin (1999)
  • Nominated: Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV, The Big Brass Ring (2000)
  • Nominated: Best Actress in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television, The Lost Prince (2005)

Damage a. ... Enchanted April is a film based on the 1922 novel The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim. ... Tom & Viv is a 1994 film which tells the story of the true-life relationship between T. S. Eliot and Vivienne Haigh-Wood. ... Fatherland is the nation of ones fathers or forefathers. ... DVD Cover Merlin is a 3 hour made-for-television movie released in 1998 that retells the famous legend of King Arthur from the perspective of the wizard Merlin. ... The Big Brass Ring is a 1999 drama film, starring William Hurt, Nigel Hawthorne, Irene Jacob and Miranda Richardson (who was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for her performance). ... Miranda Richardson as Queen Mary in The Lost Prince The Lost Prince is an acclaimed two-part British television drama, produced by Talkback Thames for the BBC and originally broadcast on BBC One in January 2003. ...

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