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Judi Dench And Downton Abbey Stars Lobby Politicians Over Dog Meat Trade

29th January 2015

Dame Judi Dench joined Downton Abbey stars Lesley Nicol and Peter Egan at Britain's Houses of Parliament on Wednesday (28Jan15) to urge officials to do more to stop the dog meat trade in Asia.The veteran...

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Not So Fast! Your Favorite "Downton" Characters Are Never Safe, Says Creator Julian Fellowes

By Victoria Pavlova | 26th June 2014

Downton Abbey fans can breathe a sigh of relief, as the show’s creators have announced that there will be no major character deaths to boost ratings in season 5. Downton viewers cringed at the shocking...

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Downton Abbey Stars Join Charity Fundraiser

13th June 2014

Downton Abbey stars Jim Carter, Lesley Nicol, Rob James-Collier, and Phyllis Logan helped raise thousands of dollars for a cancer-detection charity at a special auction on Thursday (12Jun14).The actors are supporters of U.K. charity Medical...

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Lesley Nicol Helps Bears In China

1st July 2013

Downton Abbey star Lesley Nicol has been volunteering at a bear rescue centre in China during her time off from the hit period drama.The British actress, who plays house cook Mrs. Patmore in the show,...

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Shirley Maclaine Sad To Say Goodbye To Downton

25th August 2012

Shirley MacLaine had a ''tiny tear in her eye'' when she left 'Downton Abbey'. The American actress - who plays the role of the Countess of Grantham's mother in the ITV series - did not...

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Downton Abbey Actress Lesley Nicol Defends Co-star Maggie Smith

21st August 2012

Downton Abbey star Lesley Nicol has hit back at a U.S. TV executive who branded Dame Maggie Smith "very difficult" to work with, insisting the veteran star is professional at all times.Harry Potter actress Smith...

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