Articles Tagged 'Allen Leech'

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WATCH: ‘Downton’ Stars Perform Scene with American Accents

The Downton Abbey stars have been making the American TV rounds ahead of the U.S. premiere of the stately costume drama’s final season, premiering Sunday, January 3. But their appearance last night on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert was the best yet: Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, and Allen Leech were asked to do a […]

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WATCH: Celebs Do Their Worst Accents

Anglophenia’s Siobhan Thompson, using her immense powers of persuasion, got celebs to perform their most atrocious accents on the red carpet back at the Britannia Awards in October. The Brits were asked to do American accents, while Americans tried out spiffy British accents. From Doctor Who‘s Jenna Coleman and Jon Favreau to Lea Thompson and […]

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WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley and Matthew Goode Star in ‘The Imitation Game’ Trailer

Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) takes on the tragic, yet inspiring role of British mathematician Alan Turing in the biopic film The Imitation Game, and Weinstein Company has provided a first look with a trailer. Turing and his team are credited with breaking a supposedly unbreakable Nazi code, helping bring an early end to World War […]

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Recap: Big Relief! No One Dies in ‘Downton Abbey’ Finale

What a difference a year makes. Remember the bummer of last year’s final episode of Downton Abbey, when viewers were left in shock and tears as Matthew Crawley died in an auto accident just hours after the birth of his first son and heir? Happily, this fourth season’s finale contained no deaths and concluded on […]

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Recap: Life Gets Bazaar at Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey was as busy as London’s Paddington Station with all the comings and goings in Season Four’s seventh episode. Lady Mary’s various beaus kept popping up like toast, Aunt Rosamund paid a visit and the entire village descended on the estate for the annual church bazaar. In between, there were multiple declarations of love, […]

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Recap: ‘Downton Abbey’s’ Lady Mary Finds Love, or at Least Like, in a Pigpen

It is busy, busy, busy both upstairs and downstairs at Downton Abbey in Season Four’s sixth episode. There are arrivals and departures, several possible romances brewing, an abortion contemplated and Downton’s oldest resident, the Dowager Countess, takes ill, as do its newest residents, a bunch of pigs. Departing is Robert Crawley (Hugh Bonneville), who’s grudgingly […]

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‘Downton Abbey’ Recap: Season Four, Episode 5

Woo-hoo! Lady Mary (Michelle Dockery) has yet another potential suitor, even if she and he don’t yet know that they’re meant for each other. Downtown Abbey gets what is, judging from everyone’s stunned expressions both upstairs and down, its first ever black visitor: Jack Ross (Gary Carr), an American singer and jazz band leader invited […]

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‘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 than made up for. Lord Robert Crawley (Hugh Bonneville) and Lady Cora (Elizabeth McGovern) invited 16 […]

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‘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 retainer, is–wait for it–Charlie. It took three long seasons but now we know. Other than that big news, the season’s […]

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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.m. EST on PBS’ Masterpiece. The hit drama’s fourth season, which already aired in the U.K. on ITV this past fall, is set in the 1920s. The first episode opens six months after last year’s finale in which Lady […]

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