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Dame Maggie Smith
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on October 2nd, 2014
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 ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on September 19th, 2014
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 ...
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.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on August 8th, 2014
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on July 15th, 2014
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.
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 ...
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 ...
By Leah Rozen | Posted on December 9th, 2013
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.
By Leah Rozen | Posted on December 2nd, 2013
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.
By Brigid Brown | Posted on September 20th, 2013
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).