Articles Tagged 'Maggie Smith'


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: 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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VOTE: Who is the British Kevin Bacon?

A couple of weeks ago, we posed the question ‘Who is the British Kevin Bacon?’ as a way of celebrating those British character actors who have appeared in such a staggering variety of U.K. films and TV shows that you could use their various projects as stepping stones to access almost every other working actor […]

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What is Going on with ‘Downton Abbey’?

This has been a week of two extremes for fans of Downton Abbey. There are still rumors circulating that the show’s future is threatened, that key personnel are looking elsewhere for future work opportunities and that the show may not continue too far into the future. This is all pretty scary stuff, so before we […]

The Royal Film Performance: “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” – World Premiere – Red Carpet Arrivals

‘Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’ Cast Stunned at Premiere

Celia Imrie, who appears in both The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and its sequel The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, swung by The Graham Norton Show, and dropped a bomb: Everyone looks “old” on screen in the new film, reports U.K. Express. The story revolves around a group of English expats who move to India […]


Anglo Fan Favorites Tournament Kicks Off November 1

It’s one of our most frequently asked questions: when’s Anglo Fan Favorites coming back? The wait is almost over: the tournament returns November 1. If you’re unfamiliar, here’s how it works: we pit beloved British celebrities, in tournaments of 32 men and 32 women, against each other, and each week, you’ll vote for the winners […]

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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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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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