Created in 1999, Simply Streep is your premiere online resource on Meryl Streep's extensive work on film, television and the theatre - a career that is unmatched in modern film and that has won her numerous accolades, including three Academy Awards, and the praise to be one of the world's greatest working actresses. At Simply Streep, we have built an extensive collection to discover Miss Streep's work through an archive of press articles, pictures and videos, alongside information on the charities and causes she supports. There is much to discover, so enjoy your stay.
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Oct 22

Following the unexpected global success of “Words For You”, a unique album of classic poems, read by British actors and set to classical music, Universal Records imprint label 1st Rule Records announce today that a host of Oscar winning Hollywood actors will feature on “Words For You The Next Chapter” to be released on 8 November 2010. Once again featuring the greatest poems, set to the greatest classical music, “Words For You The Next Chapter” draws on the vocal brilliance of some of the biggest names in Hollywood including Helena Bonham Carter, Jim Broadbent, James Earl Jones, Terence Stamp and Meryl Streep, plus the cream of British acting establishment and new talent Peter Capaldi, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dervla Kirwan, Maureen Lipman, and Rupert Penry Jones. Proportion of proceeds from sales of “Words For You” goes to I CAN, a UK charity that helps children who have difficulties speaking and understanding. www.ican.org.uk. Meryl reads “On Marriage” by Kahill Gibran and “Because I Could Not Stop For Death” by Emily Dickinson. “Words For You The Next Chapter” can be pre-ordered on Amazon UK. Thanks to Doug for contributing these news.