The Favourite

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Nicholas Hoult: ‘Part of your brain doesn’t want to walk down a corridor naked’
From starring opposite Hugh Grant aged 11 to joining the X-Men, does nothing faze the actor? Well, there was one scene for his latest role ...

Emma Brockes

02, Jan, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Olivia Colman on acting: 'Take your job seriously and not yourself'
Star of The Crown and Peep Show opens up on her career, revealing she is plagued by self-doubt

Dalya Alberge

13, Dec, 2020 @3:08 PM

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The 50 best films of 2019 in the UK: the full list
Our pick of the year’s top movies released in the UK reveals the end of an era, painful breakups, festive families, horrors both real and imagined, and heroes of many kinds

20, Dec, 2019 @9:36 AM

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The 50 best films of 2019 in the UK: No 6 – The Favourite
Yorgos Lanthimos served up a gout-ridden Queen Anne, a social-climbing viper and a pistol-packing Churchill. No wonder the awards juries lapped it up

Catherine Shoard

13, Dec, 2019 @6:00 AM

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The Favourite triumphs at European film awards in Berlin
UK-Irish-US period drama also wins best actress for Olivia Colman

Phil Hoad in Berlin

08, Dec, 2019 @1:34 PM

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Banquets and bloody divorces: Britain’s most extravagant monarchs
Queen Anne, as seen in The Favourite, had expensive tastes – lobster-racing doesn’t come cheap. But other royals gave her a run for her money

Stephen Moss

26, Feb, 2019 @5:06 PM

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Olivia Colman: 20 things you didn't know about the Oscar-winning actor
En route to Tinseltown glory, Norwich’s finest has devised a royal theft, endured on-stage disaster and been given some bizarre career advice

Guardian film

25, Feb, 2019 @10:19 AM

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Oscars 2019 verdict: lovely surprises can't compensate for shock horrors
The Academy voters got it right with gongs for Olivia Colman and Alfonso Cuarón, but Bohemian Rhapsody and Green Book have been sorely overrated

Peter Bradshaw

25, Feb, 2019 @6:31 AM

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Oscars 2019: Green Book wins best picture as Rami Malek and Olivia Colman reign – as it happened
Wins for Regina King and Mahershala Ali prove crowd-pleasers, while Lee takes the prize for best adapted screenplay, and a duet between the Star Is Born leads gets tongues wagging

Stuart Heritage, Morwenna Ferrier and Lauren Cochrane

25, Feb, 2019 @5:01 AM

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Oscars save shocks for last with big wins for Green Book and Olivia Colman
The feelgood comedy drama was a surprise big winner, while Olivia Colman and Rami Malek took home top acting honours

Benjamin Lee

25, Feb, 2019 @4:35 AM

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Olivia Colman wins best actress Oscar for The Favourite
The British actor has beaten frontrunner Glenn Close to the prize for her performance as Queen Anne in Yorgos Lanthimos’s period romp, The Favourite

Catherine Shoard

25, Feb, 2019 @3:58 AM

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Oscar predictions, timetable and all you need to know
The 91st Academy Awards have finally arrived: here’s what you need to know, when you need to know it by and who (we think) will win the key prizes

Guardian film

24, Feb, 2019 @10:52 PM

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