Articles Tagged 'Dame Maggie Smith'

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10 Greatest Live TV Moments of 2015

Now that all TV ends up getting archived on the internet somewhere, the gulf between that which is broadcast live, that which is broadcast as if live, and that which is edited for future enjoyment is getting smaller all the time. So, in gathering up the best of the year’s gaffes, spoofs, interviews and how-do-you-dos, […]

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WATCH: Sir Ian McKellen Impersonates Dame Maggie Smith

Sir Ian McKellen stopped by L.A.’s Fine Arts Theatre to chat about the opposite sex, specifically, “Women I’ve Filmed With,” reports Out Magazine. McKellen sat on stage, sharing intimate stories with the audience like they were all at a dinner party. One woman he’s worked with and was keen to talk about is Dame Maggie […]

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WATCH: Trailer for the Final Season of ‘Downton Abbey’

While appreciating that this won’t be happening in America for quite a while, the trailer for the final series of Downton Abbey has arrived and as you might expect, it’s got ‘end of an era’ written through it like the letters in seaside rock. Quite apart from Carson’s name tag being removed from his office […]

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WATCH: 10 British Actors Who Can (and Will) Dance

The British celebrities we tend to keep an eye on may carry themselves as if they’re sensitive artistes, for whom dignity is on equal footing with oxygen as a necessity for life itself, but rest assured, they’re all, without exception, incredible show-offs. And as sure as day follows yesterday, with incredible off-showing comes incredible dancing. […]

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‘The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’ Cast: What’s Next?

While the Britcentric cast of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel movies may play pensioners, there’s no sign of these vivacious actors retiring any time soon. The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel hit theaters on Friday (March 6), and it already has us wondering what the seasoned actors are up to next: 1. Dev Patel (Sonny Kapoor) Sonny has his hands […]

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WATCH: Maggie Smith Roughing It in ‘The Lady in the Van’

Prone to hyperbole we may be, but this trailer is entirely delightful and should definitely be experienced at your earliest convenience. The Lady in the Van is the movie adaptation of Alan Bennett’s (The Madness of King George, The History Boys) play about a certain Miss Shepherd, a woman who genuinely did come and live […]

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Snapshot: The Women of the Anglo Fan Favorites Tournament

We’re nearing the finish line of the men’s Anglo Fan Favorites Tournament, with the semifinals happening next week. Sam Heughan, Hugh Laurie, Richard Armitage, Colin Morgan, Martin Freeman, Benedict Cumberbatch, David Tennant, and two time Fan Favorites winner Tom Hiddleston are still in the running as we head into the fourth round. If you’re enjoying the friendly competition of the […]

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Poetry Day: 10 British Actors Read 10 British Poems

Today is National Poetry Day (October 2) in the UK, and the Brits have always done pretty well at providing the world with poems and people who are good at reading poems, here are 10 poetic moments, provided by some of our favorite actors and actresses. Starting with Benedict Cumberbatch reading “Ode to a Nightingale” […]

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George Clooney, Maggie Smith and a Kiss in ‘Downton Abbey’

Before we get any further it’s important to state that George Clooney really IS going to be in Downton Abbey, with the cast of Downton Abbey, acting a part, playing a role, and everything. That report we ran about him filming in Highclere Castle, home of Downton Abbey? Yeah that was because he’s going to […]

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