CHARLOTTE Riley writhes naked with a co-star as she prepares to play Kate Middleton in a new BBC1 drama.The actress, 35, romped with Jim Sturgess, who played her character Rachel’s love interest Callum in WW2 drama Close To The Enemy in 2016.Tonight, BBC1 viewers will see Charlotte, married to actor Tom Hardy, 39, play the Duchess of Cambridge in new one-off show Charles III.Her version of Princess Kate sees her manipulate husband William, played by Oliver Chris, into forcing his father Charles to abdicate the throne.Charles, who ascends to King after the Queen’s death, is played by late actor Tim Pigott-Smith, who passed away last month aged 70. … [Read more...] about Charlotte Riley writhes naked in WW2 mini-series as she prepares to play Kate Middleton in new BBC drama
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Kate Middleton, Prince William and their two children, Charlotte and George, paid a secret visit to a railway station. The royal family were spotted at Chester Station on Sunday, where they are believed to have boarded a train back to London. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge , along with their two young children, were seen close to a Range Rover at about 2:30pm on Sunday. They were in the Carriage Shed, alongside the station, where it is possible to gain direct access to the platforms without going through the main entrance. Staff at the station saw the young family walk past including Kate with her ‘bump’ as she is pregnant with her third child. It is understood the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, accompanied by royal protection officers, missed their original train at 2.33pm so had to get on an ‘empty’ train to Crewe about 10 minutes later. It isn’t known why the family were in the area but there was speculation on social media they may have been … [Read more...] about Kate Middleton, Prince William, Charlotte and George spotted on secret mystery visit to railway station
THE Duchess of Cambridge has revealed that Princess Charlotte has already developed a "passion" for horses.Speaking to guests at a Buckingham Palace reception yesterday, Kate Middleton said she would do her best to "champion and encourage" the 17-month-old tot's fondness for riding.Equestrian triple gold-medallist Natasha Baker said: "I asked Kate how the children were and she said Charlotte is really enjoying her riding which is great to hear and I said we may see her here on a line-up in 20 years time."She emphasised that Charlotte has this passion about horses and although she doesn't echo it, she'll do her best to champion and encourage it.Kate went on to share three-year-old Prince George's delight in the games."George is fascination by fencing but I think that's because of the face shields."Charlotte would have loved to be here but she'd be running riot".The Duchess joined the Queen, Prince Harry and husband Prince Williams to give a … [Read more...] about Kate Middleton reveals Princess Charlotte’s love of horses to Team GB athletes
THE Duchess of Cambridge made a big impression when she showed off her voluminous hair at an event with her husband and brother-in-law today.Kate Middleton was speaking at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London where she and the Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry were outlining the next phase of their mental health Heads Together campaign.The trio gave a rare joint speech on the subject ahead of Mental Health Awareness week in May.The Duchess said: "We have seen that two heads are better than one when dealing with a mental health problem."Yet, the challenge that so many people have is not knowing how to take that first step of reaching out to another person for help."Admitting that they are not coping."Fear, or reticence, or a sense of not wanting to burden another, means that people suffer in silence – allowing the problem to grow larger and larger unchecked."The Princess looked stunning in a £1,050 Evita black lily collage dress by Erdem styled with … [Read more...] about Kate Middleton shows off her new hairstyle as she joins William and Harry at charity event
KATE and Pippa Middleton steal the show as bridesmaids at their uncle’s wedding — aged just nine and seven.Video unearthed by The Sun on Sunday shows future duchess Kate in a pink dress waving to the camera and smiling nervously.At one point she appears to wipe her nose on the back of her hand.Kate also looks on as her younger sister pulls off her matching floral crown.Brother James, then four, looks dapper in top hat and tails outside St Peter’s Church, Burnham, Bucks.The siblings walk tentatively up the aisle as Gary Goldsmith, 26, marries Miranda Foote in front of 80 guests.Pippa took centre stage as she held an order of service and looked on as Gary - then 26 and sporting a full head of blond hair - held hands with his new bride.The couple split 18 months after the 1991 ceremony.He has married four times in all.The scenes are a far cry from Kate’s 2011 wedding to Prince William at Westminster Abbey in front of a global audience and guests including The … [Read more...] about Kate Middleton and her sister Pippa steal the show as young bridesmaids at their uncle’s wedding in adorable unseen snaps
CHRISTMAS may be over, but the celebrations are only just getting started for these celebrities.These stars will all be continuing the festivities - as they prepare to blow out the candles on their January birthdays.The Duchess of Cambridge turns 35 on January 9.Kate, who is mum to Prince George and Princess Charlotte, married Prince William in 2011.In December, the mum-of-two spent her first Christmas away from Sandringham since her son was born, and celebrated at her parents' home.Former One Direction hunk Zayn turns 24 on January 12.The singer is currently dating Victoria's Secret model Gigi Hadid, 21.According to reports, Zayn recently proposed to girlfriend Gigi, but she said 'no' because the pair have been dating for less than a year.Zayn shares his big day with Mama Do singer Pixie Lott, who will be turning 26 in 2017.Croydon supermodel Kate turns 43 on January 16.The blonde beauty, whose little sister Lottie is currently dating Made in Chelsea star Alex … [Read more...] about Celebrity birthdays in January – from Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton to Zayn Malik, which stars were born this month?
CHARLOTTE Riley knew she wanted to become an actress at the age of nine, when she played Captain Hook in a school play.The Brit actress has come a long way since then, with roles in Peaky Blinders, Wuthering Heights and Edge of Tomorrow, as well as her upcoming turn as Kate Middleton in BBC drama King Charles III.Charlotte was born December 29, 1981 (making her a Capricorn), the third and youngest child of a nurse and an engineer.She grew up in the North East, in Stockton-on-Tees, near Middlesbrough.She has said she had a "typical North Eastern working-class upbringing", though she attended the prestigious private school, Teesside High School.Charlotte got the acting bug when she was nine years old, playing Captain Hook in her school's production of Peter Pan.She told The Independent: “It was the first time I remember feeling really free. I was like, ‘I can’t get this wrong. It’s just a matter of perspective.’ It wasn’t black or … [Read more...] about Who is Charlotte Riley? King Charles III actress who plays Kate Middleton, Tom Hardy’s wife and Peaky Blinders star
HOT on the heels of hit Netflix series The Crown, the Royal Family will be portrayed on screen again in one-off BBC Two drama King Charles III.This show however isn't based on history — it takes place in an imagined future, with Prince Charles acceding to the throne after the death of the Queen.King Charles III airs on Wednesday May 10th at 9pm on BBC Two.It goes head-to-head with a Panorama episode titled Contaminated Blood: The Search for the Truth, Heathrow: Britain's Busiest Airport on ITV and Confessions of a Junior Doctor on Channel 4.King Charles III is a TV adaptation of the award-winning play of the same name by Doctor Foster writer Mike Bartlett, which won positive reviews for both West End and Broadway productions.Here's what else we know about King Charles III...Chaos erupts when King Charles refuses to sign into law a controversial bill that would limit the freedom of the press.He asks the prime minister to … [Read more...] about When is King Charles III on BBC Two tonight, who’s in the cast with Tim Pigott-Smith and who plays Kate Middleton?
WITH the second, third and fourth in line to the throne in one house, Prince William's family will never be out of the spotlight.Now that the royal couple have announced Kate's third pregnancy, here's everything you need to know about the Duke of Cambridge's personal life, including how old his children are, when he got married and when he might become king.Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, was born on 21 June 1982, at St Mary's Hospital in London.This makes the prince, second in line to the British throne, 35 years old.When he was a teenager, Wills started studying at St Andrews University in Scotland, before joining the RAF and training as a helicopter pilot.He went on to work as a search and rescue pilot in from 2009 to 2013, when his service with the Armed Forces came to an end.The royal wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton took place on April 29, 2011, and was declared a public holiday in the UK.Since William isn't the first in line to the throne, the … [Read more...] about How old is Prince William, when did he marry Kate Middleton and how old are their kids George and Charlotte?
Kensington Palace has announced that the Duchess of Cambridge, the former Kate Middleton, is pregnant with her third child. The news came after the duchess was forced to cancel an afternoon appointment on Monday due to a bout of severe morning sickness. That is bound to spark speculation over the baby's gender - though Kate, 35, also endured morning sickness with her first two children. She and Prince William are already parents to a boy, 4-year-old Prince George, and a girl, 2-year-old Princess Charlotte. Read more: Happy birthday, Prince George! Who's the cutest royal baby? Queen Elizabeth, the children's great-grandmother, is "delighted" at the news, added the palace in a statement. The new baby will be fifth in line to the throne. The announcement comes just days after the 20th anniversary of the tragic death of Prince William's mother, Princess Diana, on August 31, 1997. While there was no official memorial ceremony, the event was widely remembered in the … [Read more...] about Prince William, Kate Middleton expecting third child says Kensington Palace