Lived with Kenneth Branagh. [1994 - September 1999]
Great-granddaughter of H.H. Asquith, British Prime Minister (1908-1916).
She is a first cousin of Baroness Jane Bonham-Carter, and only a distant cousin of Crispin Bonham-Carter: Crispin’s father, Peter Malcolm Bonham-Carter, is a third cousin of Helena Bonham Carter. The first ancestors that Crispin and Helena have in common, are John Bonham-Carter (1788-1838) and his wife Joanna Maria Smith (1791-1884).
Her father was severely paralyzed by botched brain surgery in the 1980s.
On Tim's reaction to Billy's birth: I think the birth was a bit of a shock to Tim. He was down there, shouting, "I'll catch it!" like he was a rugby ball or something. I was saying, "Look, Tim, it doesn't just shoot out." There's 48 hours of contractions and agony first.
On her upcoming role as Enid Blyton: It's a long time since I have read such a well written script with as complex and fascinating a character as Enid. I hope I do her justice. And I hope I get to drink lashings of Ginger Beer.
On the classic fairytales: All the ancient classic fairy tales have always...