Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen star in
The chance to see Helen Mirren play another queen (OK, empress) is incentive enough to watch "Catherine the Great," a four-part British-American miniseries airing stateside on HBO. The fascinating history of Russia's longest-serving female monarch, court intrigue and lusty bodice-ripping merely seal the deal.
One of the vanguards of the British invasion celebrates today.
From natural to glam.