Helen McCrory

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Charlotte review – absorbing animation about a remarkable artist, murdered at Auschwitz
Keira Knightley gives voice to Charlotte Salomon, the German-Jewish painter who said she killed her own grandfather after he abused her, in a powerful but flawed biopic

Peter Bradshaw

07, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Damian Lewis on grief, espionage and his new musical ambitions: ‘When someone dies prematurely, you’re left careering in a different direction’
They were the golden couple of British acting, but Helen McCrory’s death last year left her husband shattered. Now he is putting the pieces of himself back together – and finding a new creative energy

Simon Hattenstone

29, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Peaky Blinders recap: series six, episode one – Tommy Shelby’s back in business
As the Peaky’s leader gears up to take on the Boston mob, we say goodbye to beloved Aunt Polly, played by the late Helen McCrory

Michael Hogan

27, Feb, 2022 @10:00 PM

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‘Her thunder would not be stolen’: Damian Lewis speaks about loss of Helen McCrory
Actor uses National Theatre tribute event to talk publicly for first time about wife, who died of cancer

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

26, Jan, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Cillian Murphy: ‘I was in awe of how Helen McCrory lived her life’
The star of Peaky Blinders on his late colleague, how he convinced the producers to cast him rather than Jason Statham as Tommy Shelby – and returning to the monster-movie genre in A Quiet Place Part II

Ryan Gilbey

28, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Helen McCrory shone as Anna Karenina | Brief letters
Brief letters: Supply teachers | Texting the PM | Helen McCrory | European Super League | Picking up the Guardian

Letters

22, Apr, 2021 @5:14 PM

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Helen McCrory was a star of screen as well as stage | Letter
Letter: There was vastly more depth and breadth in her screen work than The Queen and Skyfall, writes Lawrence Jackson

Letters

21, Apr, 2021 @5:12 PM

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Helen McCrory obituary
One of the leading stage actors of her generation who found wider fame in the Harry Potter films and TV’s Peaky Blinders

Michael Coveney

18, Apr, 2021 @1:50 PM

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Helen McCrory told family to be brave about her death, says Damian Lewis
The actor, who died at age 52, had kept her cancer private and told her children she’d lived the life she wanted

Matthew Weaver

18, Apr, 2021 @12:45 PM

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‘An explosive energy’: Sam Mendes pays tribute to Helen McCrory
Whether acting in Chekhov on stage or a Bond film, the star – who has died aged 52 – was incredibly exciting to watch, remembers the Skyfall director

Sam Mendes

18, Apr, 2021 @10:29 AM

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Helen McCrory swore friends to secrecy about cancer diagnosis
Actor did not want her professional or charitable work overshadowed by illness in final weeks, says friend

Nadeem Badshah

17, Apr, 2021 @4:11 PM

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Helen McCrory remembered: ‘She had a brightness about her. She was a star’
Richard Eyre, the National Theatre director who cast the actor in some of her earliest roles, pays tribute to her after her death

Richard Eyre

17, Apr, 2021 @3:40 PM

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