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Articles Tagged 'Matthew McFadyen'

Actor Hayley Atwell of ‘Howards End’ speaks onstage during the Starz portion of the 2017 Summer Television Critics Association Press Tour at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 28, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California.

Emma Thompson Advised Hayley Atwell on Her ‘Howard’s End’ Role

It must be odd watching another actor play a character you’ve made your own (just ask Julie Andrews about Emily Blunt picking up Mary Poppins’ umbrella…), but it appears Emma Thompson had no such qualms about a new adaptation of Howard’s End. Emma, of course, won her first Oscar for her performance as Margaret Schlegel in the […]

Tom Hiddleston (Pic: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

12 British Actors Reading Shakespeare for Shakespeare Day

British actors have a particularly strong relationship with the works of Shakespeare, as they’ll have studied his plays when honing their stagecraft and possibly discovered some of their best thespian tricks while working out how to tackle Polonius or Caliban at a tender age. So, as it’s Shakespeare Day and we love actors who love […]


Snapshot: 12 British Actors Rocking Cravats in Period Dramas

If you thought our post on British celebs wearing kilts was sexy, then check out these gents decked out in cravats. The cravat, a type of men’s neckwear, became popular in England during the 17th century. The trend didn’t stop there: Sherlock‘s Martin Freeman has been seen out-and-about wearing modern day cravats on the red carpet. It’s not […]

TIFF Portrait Session “Pride and Prejudice”

Snapshot: Matthew Macfadyen Turns 40

Ripper Street‘s Matthew Macfadyen is entering a new phase in his life … he’s turning 40 today (October 17). We’re looking forward to what this next decade brings, but his 30s weren’t anything to sneeze at with the British actor making his mark on TV and film, starring in MI-5 as Tom Quinn (where he […]