21.10.2011 [Burton Mail] - EmmaThompson, prosecuting, told Burton Magistrates' Court the 20-year-old defendant attacked the car on the victim's drive on September 24. Mr Moore discovered the vandalism the following morning and footage captured on a neighbour's CCTV system
20.10.2011 [Burton Mail] - EmmaThompson, prosecuting, told magistrates Palphreyman committed the offences on October 2. A police officer was called to Branston Road, Burton, following a report the defendant was 'mooning in the street', she said. Unsteady on his feet and abusive
20.10.2011 [Telegraph.co.uk (blog)] - Here man's downfall comes courtesy of EmmaThompson: a well-meaning scientist who accidentally unleashed the plague, initially conceived as a cure for cancer. The laughable, compromised Hollywood ending is a gross betrayal of the book.
20.10.2011 [Sky Movies] - EmmaThompson plays a salaciously ironic near-sighted yet prophetic Professor of Divination, whilst elsewhere the film bursts at the seams with cameos from the very best of British film and theatre. Newcomers to the world of Harry Potter, Timothy Spall
Acceptance speech for Golden Globe for Best adapted screenplay (Sense and Sensibility, 1995): Thank you very much. Good Heavens. Um, I can't thank you enough, Hollywood Foreign Press, for honouring me in this capacity. I don't wish to burden you with my debts, which are heavy and numerous but, um, I think that everybody involved in the making of this film knows that we owe all our pride and all our joy to the genius of Jane Austen. And, um, it occurred to me to wonder how she would react to an evening like this... [Puts down statue on stage, reads paper] This is what I came up with.