Protesting Firefighters Serenade Judi Dench At London Premiere Of ‘philomena’

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pubdate:10/16/2013 15:46 EDT! commentPeriod:14! commentEndDate:10/30/13 3:46 EDT! currentDate:10/16/13 8:0 EDT! allowComments:true! displayComments:true! Protesting firefighters serenade Judi Dench at London premiere of Philomena CAPTION By Associated Press, LONDON Judi Dench has been serenaded by firefighters as she arrived for the London premiere of her latest film. Dench walked the red carpet in Leicester Square Wednesday for the London Film Festival screening of Philomena. Looking for things to do? Select one or more criteria to search Kid-friendly Get ideas The movie tells the true story of Irishwoman Philomena Lees quest to track down the son she was forced to give up for adoption 50 years earlier. Members of the Fire Brigades Union, drinking at a pub after a protest march against pension cuts, spotted the 78-year-old star, chanted We love you Judi and broke into a rendition of Beatles song Hey Jude. The Stephen Frears-directed film also stars Steve Coogan as Martin Sixsmith, a journalist who helped Lee in her search and wrote a book about her story. Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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