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Articles Tagged 'David Copperfield'

Peter Capaldi attends the Jameson Empire Awards 2015 at Grosvenor House Hotel on March 29, 2015 in London, England.

Peter Capaldi Joins Cast of Armando Iannucci’s ‘David Copperfield’

Ex-Doctor Peter Capaldi is reuniting with The Thick of It creator Armando Iannucci for a new adaptation of David Copperfield. The Veep and Death of Stalin director is currently assembling an impressive cast for his big-screen version of Charles Dickens‘ 1850 novel, which so far includes Dev Patel in the titular role, plus Tilda Swinton, Hugh Laurie, and […]

Dev Patel visits the IWC booth during the Maison’s launch of its Jubilee Collection at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) on January 16, 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland. #IWC150

Dev Patel to Star in New Adaptation of ‘David Copperfield’ from the Creator of ‘Veep’

BAFTA winner Dev Patel is set to play David Copperfield in a new film by Veep creator Armando Iannucci. No, not that David Copperfield, silly. The one at the heart of Charles Dickens‘s 1850 novel, who suffers an impoverished and miserable childhood, before eventually becoming a successful and famous author. Dev is in good company. The character has been played in the past […]

Ripper Street, CROPPED FINAL

Dapper TV Looks of Victorian England

The Victorian period (1837-1901) was a time where women displayed their husband’s success by dressing in the finest clothing. The men didn’t shy away from fashion donning stellar top hats and three-piece suits. Wealth also acted as temptation for those without. BBC America’s Ripper Street premieres on Saturday, January 19th at 9/8c with the police force […]

The Young Victoria

Photos: Victorian Fashions in British Costume Drama

BBC America’s forthcoming show Copper (premiering Sunday, August 19 at 10/9c) examines life in NYC set in the 1860s. The majority of the costumes – 600 dresses, frock coats and union suits – were custom built versus relying on picked over rental shops. The folks over at Gothamist have put together a flip book of some […]