Brendan Coyle

Recap: Big Relief! No One Dies in ‘Downton Abbey’ Finale

What a difference a year makes. Remember the bummer of last year’s final episode of Downton Abbey, when viewers were left in shock and tears as Matthew Crawley died in an auto accident just hours after the birth of his first son and ...

Recap: ‘Downton Abbey’s’ Lady Mary Finds Love, or at Least Like, in a Pigpen

It is busy, busy, busy both upstairs and downstairs at Downton Abbey in Season Four’s sixth episode. There are arrivals and departures, several possible romances brewing, an abortion contemplated and Downton’s oldest resident, the ...

‘Downton Abbey’ Recap: Season Four, Episode 5

Woo-hoo! Lady Mary (Michelle Dockery) has yet another potential suitor, even if she and he don’t yet know that they’re meant for each other.

‘Downton Abbey’ Recap: Season Four, Episode 4

The battle between Mrs. Patmore (Lesley Nicol) and modern conveniences continues.

‘Downton Abbey’ Recap: Season Four, Episode 3

Despite his hidebound punctiliousness, Carson (Jim Carter) can prove a sage at times. He did so in last night’s episode of Downton Abbey when the butler weighed in with the observation, “The business of life is the acquisition of ...

‘Downton Abbey’ Recap: Season Four, Episode 2

It’s party time at Downton Abbey. What the show’s opening episode a week ago lacked in energy and juicy plot developments, this latest episode, which centers on a weekend long house party at the show’s titular British estate, more ...

‘Downton Abbey’ Recap: Season Four, Episode One

The mystery is solved! Downton Abbey returned with a 2-hour opening episode to kick off its fourth season and finally revealed that the first name of Carson (played by Jim Carter), the oh-so-proper butler and loyal Crawley family ...

Rupert Grint and Brendan Coyle Collaborate On Stage in West End Production

The worlds of Harry Potter and Downton Abbey will collide this fall when Rupert Grint and Brendan Coyle appear together on the West End stage in a London revival of Mojo, a crime drama about petty crooks and gangsters.

‘Downton Abbey’ News Roundup: Michelle Dockery is a Cover Girl, Downton Brand Lipstick, and More

After three seasons as a hit show on both sides of the Atlantic, Downtown Abbey has been commodified.

Downton Abbey News Roundup: Paul Giamatti Joins the Show, and Other News

There will be even more pushy Americans crowding into Downton Abbey next season.

The show’s producer has announced that Oscar-nominated actor Paul Giamatti will be joining the popular British series for the season-ending special, which airs on Christmas Day in the U.K.