Tag Archives: Downton Abbey

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).

WATCH: Lady Mary Grieves In New ‘Downton Abbey’ Teaser

Season Four of Downton Abbey is about to start in the U.K. and a new clip has been put online, once again demonstrating the full extent of Lady Mary’s grief, after the shocking death of her husband Matthew.

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 ...

10 British Exports That Are More Popular In The U.S.

If a British cultural export manages to succeed in America, it’s a fairly safe bet that it already has some degree of popularity in its home land. Sometimes, however, exports from the U.K.

Snapshot: 21 Photos of 1920s London

While life in the period drama Downton Abbey seems picturesque for the most part, London during the 1920s was less than idyllic. The 1921 coal miner’s strike sent the city into a state of emergency; the 1926 labor General Strike ...

WATCH: ‘Downton Abbey’ Casts Two New Actors with No Acting Experience

One-year-old twin boys Logan and Cole Weston have joined the cast of Downton Abbey, reports BBC News. The boys have wrapped six months of shooting, portraying Lady Mary Crawley’s (Michelle Dockery) baby son George, now grown a ...

Sing Along with ‘Downton Abbey’

Get ready to warble.

It turns out that the familiar Downton Abbey theme music has lyrics to go along with it.

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: 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.

‘Downton Abbey’ News Roundup: Roles Are Stacking Up

Downton Abbey’s cast members are in demand, no matter whether still on the show or departed.

Hot on the heels of news that the hit British TV series’ Hugh Bonneville is in discussions for a sizable role in a movie about Paddington Bear comes word that two other Downtonites, Dan Stevens and Sophie McShera, have new ...