Friendship is the inspiration. When Eddie Redmayne first met Hannah Bagshawe, they weren’t even contemplating getting married — they had been merely youngsters at neighboring faculties.
earlier than he was an actor, Redmayne attended Eton school alongside Prince William, and the boys of their class had been invited to a neighborhood all-women school to assist with a charity trend current. whereas the event was awkward, it ended with a meet-cute worthy of Hollywood.
“It was an embarrassing night,” he recalled to the day-after-day Mail in 2014. “I wished to stroll throughout the stage topless — i used to be this pasty, freckly man and after I acquired here on the women inside the viewers didn’t take a lot discover of me, however i used to be adopted by the right-trying boy inside the school and all of the women erupted in cheers, which was emotionally scarring!”
fortunately, one factor good acquired here out of the evening time — the unimaginable Beasts star met his future spouse. “I noticed Hannah throughout the room at a celebration afterward and she or he was very lovely and actually humorous and she or he loves the humanities and theatre simply as I do, so we turned mates,” Redmayne defined.
Bagshawe, a PR authorities in finance, remained his pal for greater than a decade. every thing modified when Redmayne was about to start out filming Les Miserables and invited the college of Edinburgh alum to journey to Italy with him.
“earlier than I went, Hannah and that i had been on a form of date — we’d been good mates for 12 years — and we had an beautiful night and that i immediately said, ‘You don’t should get back to Florence with me subsequent week, do you?’ She said, ‘That’s absurd, you don’t imply it.’ I said, ‘sure I do!’ So our first right date was in Florence,” he said, including that the two “couldn’t be happier” on the time.
After a quantity of years collectively, the precept of every thing actor requested his girlfriend to marry him in might 2014 whereas on journey. “He had been planning on it for a whereas,” an insider advised Us Weekly on the time. “they’ve a terribly relaxed and supportive relationship … they appeared to have always recognized they had been going to spend the the rest of their lives collectively.”
The duo wed in an intimate ceremony on the Babington dwelling in Somerset, England, in December 2014, his rep confirmed to Us. The candlelit ceremony had a “Winter Wonderland” theme, nonetheless the Oscar winner later revealed that the bride’s observe file had a lot of their friends nervous.
“She has by no means been on time for something in her life,” Redmayne said all by means of an look on The Ellen DeGeneres current a month after exchanging vows. “She was a very good half-hour late. Her grandfather wished to be some assist from going and summoning her.”
He added, “all people else was actually confused, however i used to be form of relaxed figuring out that she’d by no means been on time for virtually something in her life.” the two loved their honeymoon inside the Alps after they said “I do.”
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