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In the middle of his road trip across America, British filmmaker James Coulson decided he’d seen enough—and applied for U.S. …Read Now
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Dame Maggie Smith
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.
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).
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.
“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 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.)
This week Doctor Who fans will get to see mother-daughter duo Dame Diana Rigg and Rachael Stirling in “The Crimson Horror.” The actresses will also be playing a mother-daughter pair in the show with Rigg as Winifred …
When Dame Maggie Smith (Downton Abbey) was invited to sit for a portrait commissioned by The National Portrait Gallery her first words to painter James Lloyd were, “Poor you,” reports Gawker.com.
Dame Maggie Smith does whatever Dame Maggie Smith pleases. The two-time Oscar winner has never picked up any of the Golden Globes or Emmys she’s won for her role as the formidable, wit-dispensing Dowager Countess on the hit PBS …
America, can I ask you a question? It’s a little delicate.
Far be it from me, a British writer on a blog devoted to British culture, to pull at a thread on the glove of the hand that feeds me, but there’s a strange aspect to the relationship between British and American culture that …
The Brits have made an early showing at the 70th Annual Golden Globes with Dame Maggie Smith winning Best Supporting Actress for her performance in BBC’s Downton Abbey. Let’s do some Brit-spotting at the Globes!