Luxury London: In Conversation With Gabriella Wilde

The face of Mappin & Webb and one of the stars of BBC hit period drama Poldark, British actress Gabriella Wilde reflects on her career, life in the country and working with Aidan Turner

Despite first impressions, Gabriella Wilde is no shrinking violet. Granted, with her angelic features and softly spoken voice, it would be an easy assumption to make. However, having pursued two of the most competitive industries, modelling and acting, she is by no means timid, and for those of you who watched the second series of the BBC’s hit period drama Poldark, in which she plays the feisty Caroline Penvenen, you perhaps wouldn’t be surprised.

Speaking to 27-year-old Wilde, her slightly reserved nature undoubtedly makes her come across as more reticent than some of her acting peers and she admits that she has never been one “to shout the loudest in the room”. And yet, this suggests that she is far more self-assured than many others in an industry that seems to be riddled with self-doubt and low self-esteem. Continue reading Luxury London: In Conversation With Gabriella Wilde

First look: Gabriella Wilde as Caroline Penvenen in Poldark

Here’s a first look of Gabriella as Caroline Penvenen. She’s here pictured together with Hugh Skinner who plays Unwin Trevaunance.

Caroline is a complete minx: rich, beautiful and clever. She delights in tormenting people, but underneath there is a sweet, generous and complex heart.
UNWIN TREVAUNANCE (Hugh Skinner), Unwin dreams of becoming an MP only so that Caroline (and her fortune) will consent to marry him. He is obsessed with the latest fashions and not the sharpest tool in the box.
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Wilde kind of loving

Love is in the air for English actress Gabriella Wilde, who reprises the role made famous by Brooke Shields in Endless Love. Before Valentine’s Day, she tells Ainslie Chandler why her preparation didn’t include watching the original.

Stepping into a role once played by Hollywood darling Brooke Shields could be a nerve-wracking experience for some actors. But British actress Gabriella Wilde says it never occurred to her to be intimidated by the role of Jade Butterfield in the remake of Shields’ Endless Love. Continue reading Wilde kind of loving

English rose Gabriella Wilde sizzles in slushy romance ‘Endless Love’

English rose Gabriella Wilde sizzles in slushy romance Endless Love.. but doesn’t care for big Valentine’s Day gestures

ENDLESS Love actress Gabriella Wilde gave birth to her first child last week and admits she’s not the biggest fan of Valentine’s Day, preferring more romantic everyday touches to one-off displays of affection.

LAST night, many of you will have gone to the cinema to get all romantic for Valentine’s by watching Endless Love. But the star of the film, 24-year-old Gabriella Wilde, stayed in and reckons romance is doing nothing. Gabriella, who gave birth last week to her first child, said: “I’m not really a fan of Valentine’s Day.“I think it can be romantic doing nothing on Valentine’s Day. It’s more romantic than being given a big bunch of flowers that everyone else is doing.” Continue reading English rose Gabriella Wilde sizzles in slushy romance ‘Endless Love’

Alex Pettyfer about Gabriella

Gabriella’s co-star, Alex Pettyfer enjoyed working with her. Here’s what he said about her.

She’s English, and I’m English. There was a connection that we could build off of there. Shana set the atmosphere and the environment for us to become close and to become friends.

“It’s very hit-and-miss with that kind of stuff. But, I had a lovely time with her. Hopefully, it came across on screen.”