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Nicole Kidman  and her husband musician Keith Urban smooch on the red carpet at the premiere of Paddington

Nicole Kidman and her husband musician Keith Urban smooch on the red carpet at the premiere of Paddington

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British actor Hugh Bonneville and his wife Lulu Williams at the premiere of Paddington.

British actor Hugh Bonneville and his wife Lulu Williams at the premiere of Paddington.

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Australian actress Nicole Kidman  and her husband musician Keith Urban pose for pictures on the red carpet.

Australian actress Nicole Kidman and her husband musician Keith Urban pose for pictures on the red carpet.

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Nicole Kidman and her husband musician Keith Urban smooch on the red carpet at the premiere of Paddington

Despite the terrible London weather Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman couldn’t resist a kiss from her husband.

They may be married for over eight years but loved-up couple Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban still can’t resist a smooch even on a soaking red carpet.

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Australian actress Nicole Kidman  and her husband musician Keith Urban pose for pictures on the red carpet.

Australian actress Nicole Kidman and her husband musician Keith Urban pose for pictures on the red carpet.

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Australian actress Nicole Kidman and her husband musician Keith Urban pose for pictures on the red carpet.

The couple locked lips at the premiere of Nicole’s latest film Paddington as the rain bucketed down in London’s Leicester Square.

Nicole paddled through the red carpet’s huge puddles in her Christian Louboutians hand-in-hand with her husband.

The pair were only two of the A-listers to attend the film’s premiere with Nicole’s co-stars Hugh Bonneville, Ben Whishaw, Julie Walters and Jim Broadbent also on the guest list.

Ben Whishaw voices a CGI incarnation of the bear created by Michael Bond in the live-action film.

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British actor Hugh Bonneville and his wife Lulu Williams at the premiere of Paddington.

British actor Hugh Bonneville and his wife Lulu Williams at the premiere of Paddington.

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British actor Hugh Bonneville and his wife Lulu Williams at the premiere of Paddington.

Downton Abbey's Bonneville and Blue Jasmine's Sally Hawkins star as Mr and Mrs Brown, the family who take in Paddington, while Nicole plays the film's villain, Millicent, a sinister taxidermist with her eye on the beloved bear.

Kidman said: "Well obviously, I was the kid that loved the wicked witch in The Wizard Of Oz, so of course I grew up to be the girl who wants to play the villain in a movie. I'm always happy to play the bad girl.

"I just get to have fun, and it's obviously all done with a smile."

She added: "I know all about Paddington. I had a teddy bear but I also had a Paddington Bear.

"I remember being about six or seven and just hoping I would find my own little Paddington stranded on the street."

The movie has been given a parental guidance (PG) certificate by the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) for containing "dangerous behaviour, mild threat, innuendo, infrequent mild bad language".

The innuendo refers to a scene where Downton Abbey star Bonneville dresses up as a woman.

Hawkins laughed: "I think he's got beautiful legs. I kept telling him that, he's got very lovely ankles.

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Nicole Kidman  and her husband musician Keith Urban smooch on the red carpet at the premiere of Paddington

Nicole Kidman and her husband musician Keith Urban smooch on the red carpet at the premiere of Paddington

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Nicole Kidman and her husband musician Keith Urban smooch on the red carpet at the premiere of Paddington

"That sequence is fantastic, Hugh is an incredible comic performer and it's... Lord Grantham in a dress."

Walters, 64, who plays The Brown's housekeeper Mrs Bird opted for "duffle coat chic" on the red carpet in homage to the famous bear.

She said of the PG rating: "It's a family film, and I don't know what that is about.

"Apparently it's to do with Hugh Bonneville being dressed as a woman, in that case it should probably be an X rated film!" she joked.

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