Queen Elizabeth II Drama ‘The Crown’ Hits Netflix in 2016

Netflix has just announced another original, set to premiere in 2016. The streaming company has ordered a 10-episode season of The Crown, a show about Queen Elizabeth II and various historical events during her long reign. The play on which…

Kristin Scott Thomas to Take on the Role of Queen Elizabeth II in West End Production

Kristin Scott Thomas is the next in line to play a reigning royal on stage. Thomas will receive the crown from Helen Mirren in a revival of the West End play, The Audience. She will be taking on the role…

Maggie Smith Receives Extremely Rare Honor from Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle

Maggie Smith received a rare, distinguished honor from Queen Elizabeth II Friday during a ceremony at Windsor Castle. The actress, who portrays Dowager Countess of Grantham on Downton Abbey, received the honor for her contribution to theater, cinema and television…

Queen Elizabeth II To Be Played By Helen Mirren In Broadway’s “The Audience”

Queen Elizabeth II is coming to Broadway, not to see a show but to be in one. Peter Morgan’s The Audience will run from February 17th through June 28th, 2015 with Helen Mirren taking on the role of the British…

Queen Elizabeth II’s Award-Winning Racehorse Fails Dope Test

Holy royal racehorse scandal! Queen Elizabeth II’s prized racehorse, Estimate, who won first place in the Gold Cup in 2013, has tested positive for the banned drug morphine, Buckingham Palace announced Tuesday. “On Thursday, July 17, the British Horseracing Authority…

Angelina Jolie Named an Honorary Dame by Queen

Angelia Jolie can add a royal title to her resume. The Oscar-winning Hollywood star has just been named an honorary dame by Queen Elizabeth II for her humanitarian work combating sexual violence in war zones. Jolie spent most of last…

Prince William Better-Liked Than the Queen, Shows Poll

With less than a year to go before the next parliamentary elections in the UK, the political landscape of the country appears to be shifting back toward the Labour Party. Overall, though, the British public appears to be more focused…

Angela Lansbury Is Now Dame Angela

This week has been a great week if your name happens to be Angela Lansbury, though now we have to call her Dame Angela Lansbury. On Tuesday, April 15, Lansbury was at Windsor Castle where Queen Elizabeth II made her…

Angela Merkel Discusses EU Reform with David Cameron

German Chancellor Angela Merkel made a much-anticipated visit to London on Thursday. The visit included a meeting with British Prime Minister and Conservative Party Leader David Cameron at his official residence in Downing Street, a rare address to both houses…

Kate Middleton Gets Fashion Advice From The Queen

Kate Middleton, who recently celebrated her 32nd birthday and returned from a family vacation on the Caribbean island of Mustique, is staying busy by preparing for a trip to Australia, penning a foreword to a new book, and generally being…