Hollywood star Carey Mulligan returned to her Welsh roots today as she joined her mother and grandmother for a walk in the fight against dementia. The award-winning actress, who has appeared in The Great Gatsby opposite Leonardo DiCaprio, is an ambassador for the Alzheimer’s Society and was keen to be among the 1,700 participants at the Swansea Memory Walk. As well as taking part in the 10km trek, the Bafta-winning
Carey Mulligan has become War Child UK’s latest global ambassador. The Great Gatsby actress will help the organisation fund raise and promote its work in war zones around the world. She decided to join the charity after her brother came into contact with War Child UK during his time serving in Afghanistan. On her new role, Mulligan said: “When I started to learn about War Child’s programmes, I knew immediately
There had been a buzz in the air, but it has finally been confirmed that Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan will be travelling across the pond to star in the Broadway transfer of David Hare’s Skylight. The show, staged by Stephen Daldry, tells the story of a teacher named Kyra Hollis (Mulligan) who receives an unexpected visit from her former lover Tom Sergeant (Nighy), a successful restauranteur who’s wife has
Things have been pretty quiet around here whilst Carey has been busy appearing in Skylight for the past few months, but hopefully once the show finishes its run (next Saturday), we will have some new projects to look forward to, including Far from the Madding Crowd and Suffragette. In the meantime, here’s a lovely HQ shot of Carey with her Skylight cast that appeared in Vogue to promote the show.
Breaking Wyndham’s Theatre Box Office records for the highest grossing show, Stephen Daldry’s production of David Hare’s Skylight has “recouped within five weeks of its opening”. Skylight, which opened at the Wyndham’s Theatre on 18th June 2014, stars Bill Nighy as Tom Sergeant, Carey Mulligan as Kyra Hollis and Matthew Beard as Edward Sergeant. Hare’s Olivier award-winning play, which runs until 23rd August 2014 in a strictly limited season, has
Sorry these are so late, I’ve had them sat on my computer for weeks and only just realised that I’d not uploaded them to the gallery. I’ve just added 13 lovely HQ images of Carey from the press night for Skylight, which took place on June 18. Enjoy! Gallery Links Public Appearances > 2014 > Jun 18 | “Skylight” Press Night Other Projects > Theatre Productions > Skylight (2014) >
I’ve just updated the gallery with some stills and posters from Carey’s current theatre production Skylight – who has tickets for this? I’m off next weekend, I can’t wait to see it! Gallery Links Other Projects > Theatre Productions > Skylight (2014) > Stills Other Projects > Theatre Productions > Skylight (2014) > Posters
David Hare’s Skylight opened at the National Theatre on May 4 1995. Directed by Richard Eyre, it starred Michael Gambon, Lia Williams and Daniel Betts – and was instantly acclaimed as a masterpiece, winning the Olivier for best new play for that year. A West End production, in which Bill Nighy and Stella Gonet took over the leading roles, ran in the West End the following year, but it has
The first official still of Carey Mulligan (with co-stars Anne-Marie Duff and Helena Bonham Carter) from Suffragette has been released online today, along with the official plot synopsis: Suffragette is a thrilling drama that tracks the story of the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State. These women were not primarily
On behalf of the site and the fans, I would like to wish Carey a very happy 29th birthday today. I hope she has a fantastic day with her loved ones, and we all look forward to seeing her film projects in the upcoming year. Happy Birthday Carey!