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Re-creating Christian Dior for ‘Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris’

For the new Focus Features film Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris, based on Paul Gallico’s 1958 novel, costume designer Jenny Beavan takes on re-creating the looks of the legendary Christian Dior, who revolutionized fashion in 1947 with the introduction of his sumptuous wasp-waisted, full-skirted and rounded-shoulder “New Look” silhouette. “Oh gosh, it was a really […]

Lesley Manville and Isabelle Huppert in ‘Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris’: Film Review

A widowed cleaning lady in late 1950s London pursues her dream to own a haute couture Dior gown in this middle-aged Cinderella story, adapted from the Paul Gallico novel.

Lesley Manville to Lead ‘Magpie Murders’ TV Adaptation, Peter Cattaneo Set to Direct

Anthony Horowitz has scripted the PBS/Britbox series based on his own bestselling novel about an editor given an unfinished manuscript that will change her life.

Lesley Manville, Roger Deakins, Toby Jones Named on U.K’s New Year Honours List

Lesley Manville, Roger Deakins, and Toby Jones have all been named on the U.K's New Year Honors List, with Deakins set to be knighted.

‘The Crown’: Lesley Manville to Play Princess Margaret in Final Season

Lesley Manville, who was nominated for an Oscar for her role in Phantom Thread, is joining the final season of Netflix hit drama The Crown to play Princess Margaret, Queen Elizabeth II's younger sister.

‘World on Fire’: TV Review

PBS' sprawling World War II drama 'World on Fire' stars Sean Bean, Lesley Manville and Helen Hunt as ordinary citizens involved in the European front.

‘Misbehaviour’: Film Review

Keira Knightley, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Jessie Buckley star as women caught up in the 1970 demonstration against the Miss World pageant in 'Misbehaviour,' which is based on true events.

‘The Visit, or The Old Lady Comes to Call’: Theater Review

Lesley Manville plays the billionairess out for revenge in Tony Kushner’s adaptation of Friedrich Dürrenmatt’s dark parable 'The Visit,' with Hugo Weaving as the old lover who wishes he wasn't.

Chinese Streamer Huanxi Premium Acquires BBC Miniseries ‘World on Fire’ (Exclusive)

Huanxi Premium, the startup streaming service targeting China's prestige video consumers, has acquired the exclusive local rights to 'World on Fire,' the upcoming WWII period series from the BBC. The streamer plans to launch the show in early 2020, supporting the release with a major marketing campaign in upscale urban centers across China.

‘Ordinary Love’: Film Review | TIFF 2019

Lesley Manville and Liam Neeson star as a couple coping with her breast cancer diagnosis in Lisa Barros D'Sa and Glenn Lyburn's drama, 'Ordinary Love.'

‘Harlots’ Season 3: TV Review

THR review: Hulu's erotic drama 'Harlots,' which explores the lives of 18th-century sex workers, remains as thrilling and intelligent as ever in its third season.

Greg Kinnear to Play Bob Hope in Keira Knightley’s Miss World Comedy-Drama ‘Misbehaviour’

Greg Kinnear will play Bob Hope in 'Misbehaviour,' a dramedy about the disrupted Miss World contest in 1970 that stars Keira Knightley, with Lesley Manville and Rhys Ifans also joining the cast.