Articles Tagged 'Hugh Bonneville'


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 […]

‘Downton Abbey’ (Photo: ITV)

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 […]

Benedict Cumberbatch backstage at Red Nose Day (Pic: NBC)

British Stars Turn Out for First U.S. Red Nose Day

Red Nose Day arrived at NBC yesterday, and among the fun and hoopla, an avalanche of British stars turning out to perform skits and songs and generally lark about. They’re doing so in order to raise money for Comic Relief, a charity set up by Richard Curtis and British comedian Lenny Henry to tackle famine […]

Hugh Bonneville (Pic: PBS)

WATCH: How Should ‘Downton Abbey’ End?

This is lovely. The cast of Downton Abbey were recently interviewed by PBS and asked, in the light of recent announcements that the show will finish at the end of the next season, how they would like their own character’s story arc to come to its final resting spot. Each has their own theory, with […]


15 Brit-Centric Movies We’re Looking Forward to in 2015

2014 was a pretty good year for British stars at the box office, from James McAvoy and Patrick Stewart in X-Men, to Rosamund Pike in Gone Girl, to Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley in The Imitation Game. But that’s all nothing compared to 2015, with the coming year seeing a veritable explosion of Brit talent in some of the biggest […]


LISTEN: Hugh Bonneville Reads a Letter from Paddington

Are you sitting comfortably? Then we’ll begin. For no reason other than the lightening of the day and the warming of the heart we present this, a letter written by Michael Bond from Paddington Bear to his Aunt Lucy, concerning Christmas with the Brown family. It was read out on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme […]

George Clooney and Hugh Bonneville in ‘Downton Abbey’

WATCH: First Look at George Clooney in ‘Downton Abbey’

On Friday December 19, the channel ITV in the U.K. will host their annual telethon Text Santa. It’s the usual sort of a thing, TV presenters doing marathon challenges, pop stars performing and a general urge to get viewers to donate. As part of this year’s event, there’s a special sketch featuring the stars of […]

Benedict Cumberbatch as Mr. Darcy for Give Up Clothes for Good

A Sole Picture of Benedict Cumberbatch as Wet Mr. Darcy

Let’s cut to the chase. Above and below these words is a photo that, if you have not already seen it, draws the eye in such a way that it really doesn’t matter what I’m saying right now. I could be describing a perfect ploughman’s lunch, describing one of the more arcane by-laws of cricket […]

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