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Why are British actresses taking Hollywood by storm? 07 Feb 2007
Dame Helen Mirran
Julie Christie has one, as does Emma Thompson, Dame Julie Andrews and Dame Maggie Smith. Glenda Jackson has two! This year three Brits have been nominated for the Best Actress award at the Oscars which will be announced later this month. On tomorrow’s programme Jenni will be looking at why British actresses are taking Hollywood by storm and discussing their appeal with Jenny Borgars, Head of Development at the UK Film Council and Lorien Haynes, Celebrity Editor at Eve magazine and Lecturer at Bafta.

British women nominated for Best Actress at the Oscars this year are; Dame Helen Mirren for 'The Queen' ,Dame Judi Dench for 'Notes on a Scandal' and Kate Winslet for 'Little Children'.

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