Dame Maggie Smith

WATCH: Most of the Gang Returns in ‘The Second Best Marigold Hotel’ Trailer

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel for the Elderly and Beautiful was such a success; the innkeeper Sonny (Dev Patel) has his sights set on a second venture.

Snapshot: The Women of the Anglo Fan Favorites Tournament

We’re nearing the finish line of the men’s Anglo Fan Favorites Tournament, with the semifinals happening next week. Sam Heughan, Hugh Laurie, Richard Armitage, Colin Morgan, Martin Freeman, Benedict Cumberbatch, David ...

Poetry Day: 10 British Actors Read 10 British Poems

Today is National Poetry Day (October 2) in the UK, and the Brits have always done pretty well at providing the world with poems and people who are good at reading poems, here are 10 poetic moments, provided by some of our favorite ...

George Clooney, Maggie Smith and a Kiss in ‘Downton Abbey’

Before we get any further it’s important to state that George Clooney really IS going to be in Downton Abbey, with the cast of Downton Abbey, acting a part, playing a role, and everything. That report we ran about him filming in ...

What Should We Call the Royal Baby?

Today, that portion of the English-speaking world that has a fondness for Britain is abuzz with the news that the Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant with her second child.

WATCH: Richard Gere Arrives in ‘The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’

WATCH: Dame Maggie Smith Bickering with Kevin Kline in ‘My Old Lady’

Take a look at this trailer here. It’s for a BBC Films production called My Old Lady and it stars Dame Maggie Smith, Kevin Kline and Kristin Scott Thomas.

The Surprising Singing Voices of British Actors

If you were to go solely on the reaction of showbiz bloggers and newshounds (hello!), Keira Knightley‘s decision to play a struggling singer (and sing) in her latest movie Begin Again is one that is not only surprising, but ...

That's SIR Daniel Day Lewis To You!

The Queen’s Birthday Honours List was announced yesterday, and it seems we have a new theatrical sir to add to an already enormously impressive list. Daniel Day-Lewis is to receive a knighthood, putting the three-time Oscar winner ...

Actress Anna Chancellor Talks ‘Private Lives’ and Maggie Smith

Anna Chancellor is on the phone and she’s chuckling. “You’d laugh so much if you could see where I’m calling you from,” the British actress says. “I’m in the middle of a market in a small town in Algeria near Morocco.