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Round-up: ‘Divergent’s’ Theo James Recalls His Quickie ‘Downton’ Stint and other ‘Downton Abbey’ News

It has been a month since the final episode of Downton Abbey’s latest season aired in the U.S. but that doesn’t mean that all has been quiet on the Downton front.

WATCH: Designer Vivienne Westwood Showers in Public for PETA

Fashion designer Dame Vivienne Westwood stripped down to her essentials–that would be her bright red lipstick and flamboyant colored eye make-up–in an advocacy ad for the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). The ...

Cooking ‘Fat Lady’ Clarissa Dickson Wright Dies at 66

She was the jolly one in the sidecar.

During the opening credits of the popular 1990s British cooking show, Two Fat Ladies, Clarissa Dickson Wright tootled along in the sidecar of a black Triumph Thunderbird motorcycle while her on-screen culinary partner, Jennifer ...

Appreciation: Jim Broadbent Shines in ‘Le Week-End,’ As He Does in Every Movie

At an age when many folks are considering retiring and just puttering about their garden, British actor Jim Broadbent, 64, is busier than ever.

Brits on a Fast Track: Dominic Cooper and Imogen Poots Star in ‘Need for Speed’

This weekend’s most hyped new movie, Need for Speed, features two fast-rising British stars in prominent roles, though only one speaks with an English accent in the 3D, vroom-vroom street racing drama.

Watch: Ricky Gervais Talks Up Muppet Movie and Rude Euphemisms (NSFW)

British funny man Ricky Gervais stopped by ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live on Wednesday (March 5) to promote his new movie with the Muppets and to trade favorite phrases that sound dirty but aren’t with host Jimmy Kimmel.

‘Broadchurch’s Creator Chris Chibnall Gets Theatrical with a New Play

After scoring an international success with his mystery thriller TV series, Broadchurch, writer Chris Chibnall has turned his pen to a stage comedy.

Look, No Makeup! Nigella Lawson Bares (Almost) Her Face on Vogue Cover

Cooking maven Nigella Lawson, fresh from her highly publicized divorce from businessman Charles Saatchi and a messy, losing court case against two assistants last year, graces the cover of the April issue of British Vogue.

Watch: Ellen DeGeneres Helps Minnie Driver Audition for ‘Downton Abbey’

Add Minnie Driver to the long list of performers who’ve publicly announced their wish to land roles on Downton Abbey.

‘Downton Abbey’: Ten Predictions for Next Season

Now that the final episode of Downton Abbey’s fourth season has aired, fans of the hit British drama will have to wait all the way until January for a new season to start on PBS. That’s a long time to go without knowing who’ll ...