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Eric Idle Blasts Downton Abbey

Idle, 72, is disturbed by fans love of shows such as the period drama and slammed the show and it's ilk for it's portrayal of "upper class twits" and "sexually available domestic servants"."I love and...

What's Next For The Stars Of 'Downton Abbey'?

It's been just over two months since 'Downton Abbey' ended for UK viewers, while the US still has the sixth and final series to complete. So what have all the main cast members been up...

Hugh Bonneville Returns To The Stage After 10 Years

The Downton Abbey star will play Dr. Stockmann, who discovers the contamination of popular public baths but faces a fight to reveal the truth, in a production of Henrik Ibsen's An Enemy of...

Downton Abbey Cast Searched For Props On Last Day Of Filming

The cast, which includes Hugh Bonneville, Dame Maggie Smith and Michelle Dockery, finished shooting the final episode of the period drama in August (15) but were not allowed to keep any of the...

Downton Abbey Stars Perform Readings At Charity Christmas Carol Concert

Bonneville and Wilton were joined by former co-star Robert Bathurst, Howard's End star Samuel West, About Time actor Tom Hollander and Prince Harry's ex-girlfriend Cressida Bonas at the festive show. The...

Downton Abbey Stars Angered Show Bosses By Swimming In Costume

The incident occurred when the castmembers were relaxing on location after a day on set filming the final episode of season six, which aired in the U.K. on Sunday (08Nov15). The stars...

'Downton Abbey's' Final Season Ends, But Not Everyone Got Their Happy Ever After

Yes there’s still a Christmas special to come, but after six series on ITV, ‘Downton Abbey’ ended its run last night, with a surprise wedding and a suicide attempt. But while Lady Mary Crawley got...

Bloody 'Downton Abbey' Scene Leaves Viewers Stunned

There was absolutely no contest on Monday as to what the previous night’s ‘watercooler moment’ on TV had been, as the shocking end of the most recent episode of ‘Downton Abbey’ took most of us...

Michael Fox Almost Fainted At Downton Abbey Blood Scene

Many viewers of the hit period drama were left feeling squeamish during the broadcast of a new episode in the U.K. on Sunday (18Oct15) when Hugh Bonneville's character projectile-vomited blood during a dinner...

Downton Abbey Viewers Shocked Over Bloody Scene

The final season of the hit show began airing in the U.K. last month (Sep15) but the latest episode, broadcast on Sunday night (18Oct15), has sparked a storm online. In a grisly...

Phyllis Logan: I Definitely Want A Downton Abbey Movie

Phyllis Logan ''definitely'' wants to make a 'Downton Abbey' movie.The 59-year-old actress - who stars as housekeeper Mrs Hughes in the popular period drama - has added her voice to calls for the iconic TV...

Maggie Smith Plans Downton Abbey Viewing Marathon

The British star has played the Dowager Countess of Grantham in all 43 episodes of the popular drama but she admits she has been unable to watch more than a few scenes while...

Will Lord And Lady Grantham Be Facing Hard Times In 'Downton Abbey’S' Final Season?

‘Downton Abbey’s’ final season looks set to be a harsh goodbye for the posh Crawley family, who will be forced to make some drastic changes to their lavish lifestyle. According to reports the family will...

Downton Abbey Stars Host Fundraiser For Special Olympics Team

Castmembers including Hugh Bonneville, Jim Carter, Allen Leech, Rob James-Collier, Sophie MCShera and Joanne Froggatt joined the show's creator Julian Fellowes to host the gala dinner at the city's Landmark hotel on Wednesday...

Downton Abbey To Be Honoured By Bafta

The British TV series, starring Dame Maggie Smith and Hugh Bonneville, has been recognised at award ceremonies in the U.S., including the Emmys and the Golden Globes, since it began in 2010 but...

Julia Roberts' Deep Voice Issues Exposed During Red Nose Day Telethon

The Oscar winner's leading men jokingly revealed sound editors have to change her embarrassingly low tone in post-production. Clips from her movies, featuring her three leading men, were shown before the alleged...

George Clooney Rules Out Downton Abbey Return

The Ocean's Eleven star made a cameo appearance in the hit programme in December (14) as part of a skit for British charity telethon Text Santa, but he insists he would never return...

Downton Abbey Stars Raise More Than $96,000 With Charity Ball

Castmembers including Laura Carmichael, Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth MCGovern, Allen Leech, Jim Carter and Phyllis Logan turned out at London's Savoy hotel for the glitzy event, which featured a cabaret performance from some of...

Kevin Spacey Practised Striptease On Hugh Bonneville

The Downton Abbey actor starred in black comedy Cloaca, Spacey's first production as artistic director of London's Old Vic theatre, back in 2004 and he recalls Spacey got so involved in rehearsals that...

Tributes Paid As Kevin Spacey Steps Down As Artistic Director Of The Old Vic

Stars from throughout the world of theatre came together to praise Kevin Spacey as he stepped down as artistic director of London’s The Old Vic after more than a decade in the role.In an event...

Maisie Williams, 'Game Of Thrones'' Arya Stark, To Guest Star In 'Doctor Who'.

Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams will guest star in Doctor Who when it returns to our screens this autumn. The BBC announced the news on their blog on Monday (30th March).Maisie Williams will guest...

Is A 'Downton Abbey' Movie On The Way?

No more than 24 hours has passed since we got news that Downton Abbey would be coming to an end after its sixth season, but it seems the show will live on it some capacity....

Hugh Bonneville: 'Leaving Downton Abbey Will Be An Extraordinary Experience'

Bosses of the hit period drama announced on Thursday (26Mar15) that the sixth series will be the last and the remaining nine episodes, including the 2015 Christmas special, will be focused on tying...

Downton Abbey 'Could Become A Movie'

'Downton Abbey' could be turned into a movie.The popular ITV period drama is set to conclude at the end of the next season, but Gareth Neame - the executive producer of 'Downton' - has revealed...

Downton Abbey Will Conclude After Sixth Season - Movie Or Spin-off Series To Follow?

Downton Abbey will conclude after its sixth season, the ITV show's producers have confirmed. Producer Gareth Neame made the announcement during a press conference on Thursday (26th March). "It's a very emotional day for all...

Paddington Sequel Is Being Planned

A 'Paddington' sequel is in the works.The film's director Paul King has suggested the sequel will be based on one of author Michael Bond's novels.He told Digital Spy: ''We'd love to do another one, there's...

'Paddington' Helps Storming Year For British Independent Film In 2014

The critically acclaimed comedy Paddington helped the British independent film industry pull in record audiences last year. UK independent films grossed £167 million in 2014 thanks in no small part to the success of Paddington...

'Paddington' Set To Hit American Cinemas This Weekend

Having taken British cinemas by storm over Christmas, the excellent family comedy Paddington is finally set to hit US theaters this weekend. If you’re unfamiliar with the adventures of the Peruvian bear, let us try...

Hugh Bonneville Named Wateraid Ambassador

Downton Abbey star Hugh Bonneville has been named an ambassador for charity WaterAid and will sit as a judge for the organisation's inaugural short film competition.The British actor has thrown his support behind the charity,...

Hugh Bonneville Urges Downton Abbey Fans To Save Library

Hugh Bonneville has urged fans of Tv drama Downton Abbey to save a library featured in the show from disrepair.Villagers of Bampton in Oxfordshire, England need to raise $400,000 (£250,000) to restore the 400-year-old building,...

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