Articles Tagged 'Penelope Wilton'

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Who is the British Kevin Bacon?

Anglophenians, we need you to help us solve a puzzle. We’re all fairly familiar with the way Kevin Bacon‘s name has become a ubiquitous term to describe, well, ubiquity. It started as a punning title for a game—Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon—in which you try and work out a journey of work associations, jumping across […]

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LOOK: It’s ‘Murder, She Wrote’ Meets ‘Sherlock’ He Writes

This is a fantastic picture, is it not? Amanda Abbington and Mark Gatiss flanking the great Angela Lansbury at last night’s (April 11) Olivier Awards. Angela was there to accept the award for best actress in a supporting role, given for her portrayal of the medium Madame Arcati in the Gielgud Theatre’s production of Blithe […]

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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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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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Recap: Life Gets Bazaar at Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey was as busy as London’s Paddington Station with all the comings and goings in Season Four’s seventh episode. Lady Mary’s various beaus kept popping up like toast, Aunt Rosamund paid a visit and the entire village descended on the estate for the annual church bazaar. In between, there were multiple declarations of love, […]

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Recap: ‘Downton Abbey’s’ Lady Mary Finds Love, or at Least Like, in a Pigpen

It is busy, busy, busy both upstairs and downstairs at Downton Abbey in Season Four’s sixth episode. There are arrivals and departures, several possible romances brewing, an abortion contemplated and Downton’s oldest resident, the Dowager Countess, takes ill, as do its newest residents, a bunch of pigs. Departing is Robert Crawley (Hugh Bonneville), who’s grudgingly […]

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‘Downton Abbey’ Recap: Season Four, Episode 5

Woo-hoo! Lady Mary (Michelle Dockery) has yet another potential suitor, even if she and he don’t yet know that they’re meant for each other. Downtown Abbey gets what is, judging from everyone’s stunned expressions both upstairs and down, its first ever black visitor: Jack Ross (Gary Carr), an American singer and jazz band leader invited […]

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