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Downton Abbey: A New Era Handed A New Release Date

'Downton Abbey: A New Era' has been given a new UK release date of April 29.Focus Features has confirmed that the much-anticipated movie has been pushed back, from its original release date of March 18....

Rebecca Hall, Penelope Wilton And Jemaine Clement To Star In The Bfg

Rebecca Hall, Penelope Wilton and Jemaine Clement have been added to the cast of Steven Spielberg's 'The BFG'.The 68-year-old filmmaker - who will co-produce the film adaptation of the Roald Dahl children's story alongside Walt...

Penelope Wilton To Play The Queen In The Bfg Adaptation

The 68 year old, who picked a Best Actress prize at Sunday's (12Apr15) Olivier Awards in London, will join Mark Rylance, newcomer Ruby Barnhill, Rebecca Hall, Jemaine Clement and Bill Hader, among others, in...

Angela Lansbury & The Kinks Musical Are Big Winners At Olivier Awards

The veteran 88-year-old actress picked up her first-ever Olivier Award after a 40-year absence from the London stage, Downton Abbey star Wilton claimed the Best Actress prize for Taken at Midnight, and Sunny...

'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' Unites Original Starry Cast With Richard Gere

After The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel earned nearly $140 million on its release in 2012, the all-star cast and crew were keen to reassemble for a sequel. The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel hits UK...

Judi Dench Can't Travel Alone Due To Poor Eyesight

Dame Judi Dench can no longer travel alone because her eyesight is so bad.The 80-year-old actress' eyes are failing because she is suffering from dry and wet macular degeneration, with the former causing blurry vision,...

Stars Fight To Save London Theatre

A number of big names from the London arts scene, including Downton Abbey star Penelope Wilton, have joined forces in a bid to save one of the city's theatres from redevelopment.Theatre mogul Sir Richard Eyre,...

'Downton Abbey' Consoles Emmy Loss With 10.5m Tune-in To New Series

Downton Abbey has finally returned to television for a fourth season meaning Sunday nights are once again sorted for fans of the meaty period drama. The ITV1 show failed to scoop any awards, apart from...

Stars Turn Out For Richard Griffiths' Funeral At Shakespeare Church

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe, Michael Palin and Downton Abbey actress Penelope Wilton were among the celebrities who joined mourners at beloved actor Richard Griffiths' funeral in England on Tuesday (09Apr13).Playwright Alan Bennett also attended...

Tom Felton To Star In Belle

Tom Felton is to star in 'Belle'.The 'Harry Potter' actor's role in Amma Asante's 18th century romance has not been revealed, but he has joined the cast as have Penelope Wilton, James Norton and Sam...

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