This Christmas, our cover star (right) reinterprets PL Travers’ magical nanny for a new generation with her latest film, Mary Poppins Returns. Blunt posed with a resplendent robin redbreast and a pack of mischievous hounds, before riding a carousel horse and taking to the streets of London with her signature umbrella in hand (page 112).
An unusual family festive tradition ‘My dad bizarrely likes to watch Zulu or Doctor Zhivago every Christmas.’ What’s on your Christmas wish list? ‘Let’s go for world peace, shall we?’
Your favourite festive food
‘I love mince pies but they don’t have them in New York so I have to make them.’
Your resolution for the
New Year ‘To wear high heels – sometimes.’
How will you spend New Year’s Eve? ‘For the past couple of years we have had a party at our house, but I’m usually asleep by 11pm.’