Tag Archives: Dame Maggie Smith

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.

Downton Abbey is Overrun by Cats in ‘Downton Tabby’

If you thought Lady Mary and Lady Edith were catty toward each other in Downton Abbey, wait until you meet their feline versions in Downton Tabby.

Brit Binge Watching: Five Dame Maggie Smith Films Available to View Online

Dame Maggie Smith is currently nominated for her third straight Emmy for her role as Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham in Downton Abbey (available on Hulu.com).

Brits with Birthdays: ‘Luther’s Idris Elba Turns 41, and More

Idris Elba, the London-born actor who stars as the titular police detective in BBC America’s popular Luther series, celebrates his 41st birthday on Sept. 6.

WATCH: First Trailer For ‘Downton Abbey’ Season Four

“You have a straightforward choice,” says Dame Maggie Smith’s Dowager Countess in the kindest and least characteristic tone she has ever used, “you must choose either death…” and there is a ...

‘Downton Abbey’ News Roundup: How Many More Seasons to Come?

Downton Abbey may be off the air until the start of Season 4 but that doesn’t mean there’s no news of the show or its stars. (Season 4 will begin showing in the U.K. in September and in the U.S. on January 5.)