Maggie Smith

‘Downton Abbey’ Recap: Season Four, Episode 2

It’s party time at Downton Abbey. What the show’s opening episode a week ago lacked in energy and juicy plot developments, this latest episode, which centers on a weekend long house party at the show’s titular British estate, more ...

‘Downton Abbey’ Recap: Season Four, Episode One

The mystery is solved! Downton Abbey returned with a 2-hour opening episode to kick off its fourth season and finally revealed that the first name of Carson (played by Jim Carter), the oh-so-proper butler and loyal Crawley family ...

Jolly Good! ‘Downton Abbey’ Returns on Sunday

The long drought is nearly over. New episodes of Downton Abbey begin airing again on Sunday (Jan. 5) at 9 p.

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.

‘The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 2’ is Happening

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, a story about a group of British retirees moving to India, must have clicked with audiences as a sequel has been confirmed, reports Radio Times.

Alex Kingston Wins Anglo Fan Favorites Title, Named Woman of 2013

Nope, it wasn’t even close.

British actress Alex Kingston, Doctor Who‘s River Song and formerly ER‘s Elizabeth Corday, has won 2013′s Anglo Fan Favorites women’s title, defeating Downton Abbey‘s Dame Maggie Smith by an overwhelming ...

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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: P. Diddy Joins Cast of ‘Downton Abbey’ in Spoof

The Downton Abbey spoofs just keep coming. The latest, which is totally NSFW, stars P. Diddy (aka Puff Daddy and Sean Combs), the rapper-music business mogul-actor.