Emma Thompson made a dame in Queen's Birthday Honours

Emma Thompson made a dame in Queen's Birthday Honours
 

Emma Thompson has been made a dame in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.
The 59-year-old star of such films as Howards End, Love Actually and Sense and Sensibility is recognised for her services to drama.
Historian and broadcaster Mary Beard also becomes a dame, for services to the study of classical civilisation.
The Cambridge professor said it was "a smashing honour" that she intended to regard as "a bit of a tribute to the Greeks and Romans themselves".
Novelist Kazuo Ishiguro, historian Simon Schama and Waterstones founder Tim Waterstone receive knighthoods, as does... read more

 
8 June 2018 in Art & Culture, Views: 47
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