Articles Tagged 'Anna Chancellor'

Karen Gillan

10 British Actors Trying Their Hands at Pop Music

While there is some crossover between the disciplines of music and theatre—actors becoming singers, singers becoming actors—it’s fair to say that each makes very singular demands on the charisma of the performers. So while David Bowie is an enormously charismatic rock star, as an actor, he’s David Bowie, and therefore best suits roles in which […]

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WATCH: Scandal and Fire in New ‘Downton Abbey’ Trailer

Let’s not linger long in the introduction here. It’s going to be a big enough wait until Season Five of Downton Abbey hits American TV screens as it is. ITV have released a trailer—because the British are getting their Abbey habit back on September 21—and it suggests that there will be all manner of scandal […]

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A Brit Watcher’s Guide to ‘Penny Dreadful’

Showtime’s highly erotic and bloody Penny Dreadful is spilling over with British actors. Based in Victorian England, the story is a mashup of classic literary characters like Dr. Victor Frankenstein, his Creature and the never aging Dorian Gray, all existing in one realm. The Brit-heavy ensemble cast is led by French actress Eva Green (Casino Royale), who […]

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The Cast of ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral': Where Are They Now?

Tomorrow, if you can believe it, it has been 20 years since Hugh Grant first stammered into our lives, with the U.S. release of Four Weddings and a Funeral. That’s 20 years of rom-coms with swearing in, 20 years of people acting charmingly befuddled in order to spell out their feelings, 20 years of interesting […]

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Richard E. Grant and Anna Chancellor Join the Cast of ‘Downton Abbey’

Carnival Films and ITV announced that season five of Downton Abbey will be seeing some new and familiar faces. Joining the cast for the upcoming season are Richard E. Grant (Doctor Who), Anna Chancellor (Fleming, The Hour) and Rade Sherbedgia (Eyes Wide Shut). Grant joins the cast as Simon Bricker, a guest of the Granthams who is visiting Downton Abbey. Chancellor […]

Evening Standard Theatre Awards, London, Britain – 17 Nov 2013

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. We’ve come to buy a carpet.” (Her husband, Redha Debbah, a computer technician, is originally from […]

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Where Else Have You Spotted the Cast of ‘The Hour’?

Put on your horn-rimmed glasses and break out the ’50s-inspired cocktails! The second season of The Hour, with its tremendously talented ensemble cast, premieres on BBC America tonight (November 28) at 9/8c. As with most British productions, The Hour has an abundance of familiar faces. Before you watch tonight’s episode and go running to IMDB, let’s get […]