Articles Tagged 'Toby Stephens'

Crimson Horror

10 British Acting Families (Who Are Not the Redgraves)

This week Doctor Who fans will get to see mother-daughter duo Dame Diana Rigg and Rachael Stirling in “The Crimson Horror.” The actresses will also be playing a mother-daughter pair in the show with Rigg as Winifred Gillyflower and Stirling as Ada Gillyflower. This is not the first British family affair in show business, let […]

Pilot Season: Which British Actors Saw Their TV Shows Picked Up?

Jason Isaacs and Ioan Gruffudd made the cut. As did Robert Carlyle and Shelley Conn. But shows from Minnie Driver and Robin Hood actress Lucy Griffiths were not included when the broadcast networks announced their 2011-12 TV schedules at upfronts this week. And although NBC’s remake of Prime Suspect is moving forward, it will premiere […]

As the New ‘Jane Eyre’ Opens, Ghosts of Rochesters Past Haunt Us

When it comes to tortured, self-loathing, sarcastic heroes, it’s hard to beat Mr. Rochester. That would be Edward Rochester, the brooding master of Thornfield Hall, the gloomy manor house in the English countryside where Jane Eyre arrives as the newly-hired governess. Jane Eyre, the classic 19th century romantic novel by Charlotte Brontë, may be named […]

British Invasion: Minnie Driver, Jason Isaacs Score U.S. TV Roles

The British Invasion of American entertainment charges on: Minnie Driver, who spoke to us recently about her career and growing older in Hollywood, is one of the many Brits to land U.S. TV pilots this year. Deadline reports that Driver will take on the lead in the CBS drama Hail Mary, described “a buddy P.I. […]