IT has been over half a century since Julie Andrews first captured millions of young hearts as magical nanny Mary Poppins in the 1964 Disney film.
THE world's most famous nanny swoops into cinemas across the country on Friday, triggering a frantic festive battle to become the biggest film of 2018.
AS if by magic, she’s back on the red carpet in a Christmas blockbuster.
Emily Blunt has said it was "terribly moving" to share a set with an elderly Dick Van Dyke for their upcoming Mary Poppins film.
MARY Poppins Returns – and so does Dick Van Dyke, who is making a special appearance in the new film, having starred alongside Julie Andrews in the original more than 50 years ago.
I still feel full of energy and I certainly don’t feel 93, says Mary Poppins Returns star Angela Lansbury
ANGELA LANSBURY – what a lady! Her film career began in 1942 and here she is today appearing in Mary Poppins Returns – 76 years later. And there is no sign of her retiring just yet.
CALL her Mary Poppins if you wish. Call her Maria if you prefer. Best of all, call her Dame Julie Andrews, singer, dancer and actress. In fact, you could just call her in every sense of the word — a star!
Actor and singer Jeremy Swift answers our 10 questions on a Downton movie, Mary Poppins and his new album
JEREMY SWIFT became famous here and in America playing Maggie Smith’s butler, Spratt, in Downton Abbey.
EMILY BLUNT is to follow in the footsteps of Julie Andrews as the star of a new Mary Poppins film.
THE magical tale of Mary Poppins has enchanted audiences for generations.