Saving Mr Banks star to talk on stage about her career on stage and screen.
BAFTA and Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson is to discuss her craft and career at a BAFTA A Life In Pictures event on Nov 24. The event will take place at BAFTA’s headquarters in London’s Piccadilly.
Thompson received her first BAFTA at the British Academy Television Awards in 1988 for her work on Tutti Frutti and Fortunes of War, and gained a British Academy Film Award in 1993 for her performance in Howards End, for which she was also awarded her first Oscar and Golden Globe.
In 1996 Emma Thompson took home her third BAFTA for Best Actress for Sense and Sensibility, and her BAFTA-nominated script for the film also earned her the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay and a second Golden Globe.
She was also BAFTA-nominated for her roles in The Remains of the Day and Love Actually, and won an Emmy for her performance on Ellen in 1998.
In 2010, Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang, which was written, produced and starred Thompson, was nominated for a British Academy Children’s Award for Best Feature Film.
She plays Mary Poppins author P. L. Travers in the film Saving Mr. Banks, which closed this year’s London Film Festival, and opens in the UK on Nov 29.
Her co-star, Tom Hanks, was the recent guest of BAFTA’s Life in Pictures series.
Others to have appeared on stage as part of the ongoing series include Martin Scorsese, Meryl Streep, Helen Mirren, Dustin Hoffman and Quentin Tarantino.