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Round-up: ‘Divergent’s’ Theo James Recalls His Quickie ‘Downton’ Stint and other ‘Downton Abbey’ News

It has been a month since the final episode of Downton Abbey’s latest season aired in the U.S. but that doesn’t mean that all has been quiet on the Downton front.

Top Gear Thursday: Our Heroes Attempt to Build Their Own Bridge on the River Kwai

If you’re at all familiar with the travel antics of Top Gear, you probably know that Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May aren’t exactly David Lean-style heroes. (Clarkson of Arabia?

Is That It For The Great British Scold?

Today, the British press is a-flurry with the news that Simon Cowell is returning to the UK version of The X Factor. This is because it was in Britain that he made his name, the British show is his baby, and he just wanted to come back ...

Brits with Birthdays: Dan Stevens’ Baby Blues Turn 31

Dan Stevens, the blue-eyed British heartthrob whose departure from Downton Abbey at the end of last season left many fans feeling bereft, turns 31 this Thursday, Oct. 10.

LOOK: James Corden Is Paul Potts In ‘One Chance’

British cinema loves to make movies in which people from humble or working-class origins turn out to be gifted or artistic in some way. There’s the one about the miner’s boy who becomes a ballet dancer (Billy Elliot), the ...

Brits with Birthdays: One Direction’s Liam Payne Nearing Adulthood, and More

Liam Payne, one of the five cuties making up One Direction, the phenomenally popular Anglo-Irish boy band, celebrates his 20th birthday this Thurs., Aug. 29.

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Who’s ‘Who’? Who Isn’t!

The stretch of time between the announcement of a retiring Doctor Who actor and that of their replacement is a fevered one indeed. Every possible human entertainer with a face is examined by fans as a potential new Time Lord, then ...

David Walliams Welcomes Baby Boy

Little Britain’s David Walliams, 41, and his wife Lara Stone, 29, welcomed the birth of their first child, a baby boy, on Sunday, May 5, 2013, reports The Independent.

Call Off The Shots: Girls Aloud Split Up

It must be lovely to be a rocksnob. Imagine how much time you save in your music-loving day having your decisions already made for you.

‘The X Factor’ Goes To College

I don’t know why no one saw this coming before it did…

Bishop Aukland College in County Durham has launched a bespoke 17-week course that claims to prepare performers for an audition on The X Factor.