Remembering Helen at UCS Hampstead Graduation Ceremony
Source: UCS Hampstead | Twitter | June 30, 2021
Source: Sir HvH Arts | Instagram | June 30, 2021
On Wednesday, June 30, 2021, the University College School Hampstead’s graduation began proceedings by remembering Helen McCrory and her powerful message to pupils in 2018 with a narration of her speech by Damian today, speaking to the graduates remotely. UCS Hampstead supports Sir HvH Arts Foundation with their outreach, a foundation near and dear to Helen and now Damian is the Patron for Sir HvH Arts. For more information about Helen’s UCS speech back in 2018, click here. In 2016, Damian and Helen attended an art exhibition showcasing UCS student’s artwork, chatting with them as well. Read more about that here.
Continue reading Damian Lewis Narrates Helen McCrory’s Speech for UCS Hampstead Graduates
Remembering an Inspiring Encounter with Helen McCrory
by Gustav Temple | Summer 2021 Issue | The Chap
I interviewed Helen McCrory in the summer of 2019, during the build up to the screening on the BBC of the fifth series of Peaky Blinders. The main interview was done over the phone, during the whirlwind press junket she was on with all the cast, which undoubtedly would have involved dozens of similar interviews. When you interview a big star like McCrory, there is a press officer breathing on the line, ready to step in and halt the conversation if something said isn’t to their liking. You have already been briefed, usually, only to ask questions about the show they are promoting and not to stray from the approved script.
The first thing I expected, from experience with such interviews with actors, was a lot of ‘darlings’, lofty talk about “the craft” and quotes from Shakespeare, added to a refusal to discuss anything that didn’t promote the current project. So it took me by surprise when Helen immediately showed interest in the interviewer.
Continue reading Helen McCrory: A Tribute
BAFTA TV Awards Tribute
By British Academy | June 6, 2021 | BAFTA TV Awards Ceremony
Remembering Colleague and Friend Helen McCrory
by Helenistic | helen-mccrory.com | May 28, 2021
Peaky Blinders Official Twitter let the fans know today that they just finished filming the sixth and the final season of the series.
Cillian Murphy, who led the Peaky Blinders tributes to Helen in April, recently revealed how hard it has been filming the last scenes of Peaky Blinders without her in an interview with Men’s Health Magazine. Continue reading Peaky Blinders Dedicates Season 6 to Helen McCrory