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Dame Emma Thompson puts on an energetic display as she high kicks and stretches at lunch with pals

Dame Emma Thompson, 63, puts on a high-energy performance as she does high kicks and stretches while having lunch with friends at her favorite restaurant

Dame Emma Thompson appeared in very good spirits as she performed some stretches and high kicks on the pavement over lunch in London.

The 63-year-old actress recently enjoyed champagne and a meal with friends at her favorite restaurant Cecconi’s in Mayfair.

Movie star Dame Emma wore pink dungarees and a white t-shirt, which she paired with a pair of chunky black boots.

Excess energy: Dame Emma Thompson, 63, appeared in very good spirits as she performed some stretches and high kicks on the pavement over lunch in London

Excess energy: Dame Emma Thompson, 63, appeared in very good spirits as she performed some stretches and high kicks on the pavement over lunch in London

Wearing glasses and minimal makeup, she worked off some energy in front of viewers.

The star could be seen kicking her leg in the air and before putting it back on the ground and lifting her other leg up behind her.

Then she sat down, wrapped up warm in a long brown coat against the chilly autumn weather, and sipped on a drink.

All wrong: Movie star Dame Emma wore pink dungarees and a white T-shirt to lunch at Cecconi's in Mayfair, which she paired with a pair of chunky black boots

All wrong: Movie star Dame Emma wore pink dungarees and a white T-shirt to lunch at Cecconi’s in Mayfair, which she paired with a pair of chunky black boots

It comes after Dame Emma said she felt “unlovable” after Sir Kenneth Branagh was unfaithful.

The screen star’s marriage to the actor-director ended after six years in 1995 when he had an affair with Helena Bonham Carter – with whom he dated for five years – but she admitted she was “completely oblivious” to her former one ‘ was spouse’s adultery, causing her to feel ‘half alive’ when the truth emerged.

She told The New Yorker magazine: “I was completely oblivious to the fact that he was involved with other women on set.

Calm: After kicking her legs around, she sat down, wrapped up warm in a long brown coat against the chilly autumn weather, and sipped on a drink

Calm: After kicking her legs around, she sat down, wrapped up warm in a long brown coat against the chilly autumn weather, and sipped on a drink

“What I learned was how easy it is to be blinded by your own desire to deceive yourself.

“I was half alive. Any feeling of being a lovable or worthy person was completely gone.’

Emma recalled falling for Kenneth on the set of Fortunes of War, but admitted her relationship with the ‘hard to break up’ star was volatile.

Split: It comes after Dame Emma said she felt 'unlovable' after Sir Kenneth Branagh was unfaithful.  Their six-year marriage ended in 1995 (pictured 1993)

Split: It comes after Dame Emma said she felt ‘unlovable’ after Sir Kenneth Branagh was unfaithful. Their six-year marriage ended in 1995 (pictured 1993)

Met on set: Helena Bonham Carter reportedly began an affair with Kenneth in 1994 while playing his love interest in his version of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (pictured)

Met on set: Helena Bonham Carter reportedly began an affair with Kenneth in 1994 while playing his love interest in his version of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (pictured)

She said: “He was glowing with ambition and the energy to achieve.

“Like two lobsters mating, we clawed together.”

The Cruella star admitted she was “embarrassed” by the public perception of her marriage.

She said: “We didn’t present ourselves that glamorously in any way. I don’t think we wanted to be a power couple and we certainly didn’t feel like it. We’ve also been taunted and mocked – fair enough when you’re famous and overpaid – but it’s no fun.”

After the end of her first marriage, the Harry Potter actress met Greg Wise, whom she described as the one who “picked up the pieces and put them back together” and after 27 years together, 19 of which they were married, she admitted that she learned a lot.

She added, “As my mother says, ‘The first twenty years are the hardest.’

Finding love again: Emma said it was her now 27-year-old husband Greg Wise who

Finding love again: Emma said it was her now 27-year-old husband Greg Wise who “picked up the pieces and put them back together”.

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