‘Cursed Child’ Wins Eight WhatsOnStage Awards
Nineteen years later, and the Harry Potter fandom is still very much alive. Voted on by the public, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child grabbed a record number eight WhatsOnStage awards. The production, which opened last summer, won Best Lighting (Neil Austin), Best Set Design (Christine Jones), Best Actor in a Play (Jamie Parker), Best Video Design (Finn Ross and Ash Woodward), Best New Play, Best Direction (John Tiffany), Best Supporting Actor in a Play (Anthony Boyle) and Best Supporting Actress in a Play (Noma Dumezweni).
Emma Watson Sings “Belle” in Beauty and the Beast Clip
For months now Disney has been teasing us with promotional pictures and trailers for their new, live-action Beauty and the Beast. Despite hearing Emma Watson’s recorded voice via a Hasbro doll, many of us have been waiting with baited breath to see and hear Emma belt out the songs in the flesh. Disney finally put an end to our waiting by releasing a clip of Emma singing “Belle”, the song that introduces her character of the same name. Have a look:
Emma Watson Launches New Fashion Instagram
This week Emma Watson embarked on a world promotional tour for her new movie Beauty and the Beast. Emma, in conjunction with her stylist Rebecca Corbin-Murray, launched a new fashion Instagram account to chronicle her looks along the tour and in true Emma style, serve a meaningful purpose. “The Press Tour” not only features Emma looking amazing in everything from dresses to jackets, the account shines a light on designers who are producing eco-friendly clothing. Everything from jackets to socks are highlighted in each of her posts with a description of the company’s eco-friendly focus and a link to their Instagram account.
Merci beaucoup Paris for the wonderful start to the @beautyandthebeast tour! We felt like we were back in the heart of the film. Next stop – London. Did you know in the French version of the film, Cogsworth is called Big Ben? And Philippe is called Philbert?! 🇫🇷🌹 Body by @woronstore, a slow fashion brand that focuses on everyday essentials. Each underwear garment is made from Lenzing Modal® fabric, a fibre made from beech wood sourced from sustainable forestry plantations in Europe. Socks by @boodywear, a brand that produces underwear made with certified organic bamboo, produced using computerised 3D knitting, so no fabric is wasted. Its factories are zero-waste and have a closed loop system to stop any water being wasted. Faux leather jacket and dress by @stellamccartney Boots by @goodguysdontwearleather. The brand doesn’t use any animal products in its collections, which are made in Porto, Portugal, helping preserve the traditional shoe making industry of the region. Fashion info verified by @ecoage #ecoloves Concealer by @rmsbeauty which is formulated with raw, food-grade and organic ingredients in their natural state. Red pomegranate cheek and lip stain by @thebodyshop, who campaign to ‘Enrich Not Exploit’ by protecting endangered habitats from intensive farming expansion, bronzer by @vitaliberata who have developed a collection of tanning products free from parabens, alcohol and that spray tan smell. Powder by @iliabeauty which is made from organic powdered corn and minerals instead of loose talc. Brown eye pencil by @honest_beauty who champion fair labour and human rights with their Health & Sustainability Standards. Lip balm from @tataharper who formulate and manufacture their natural and organic products from their farm in Vermont. Eyebrow gel by @janeiredale which is certified cruelty-free and eyebrow pencil by @alimapure who make their products in a diverse range of colours to suit all skin tones and offset 100% of their corporate carbon emissions. Beauty product info verified by @contentbeauty