Dame Maggie Smith

FIRST LOOK: Richard Gere Checks In At 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

The glamour quotient for 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' just got elevated, with first pictures of Richard Gere joining the original cast for ...

EMMY NOMINATIONS: Downton Still Loved Stateside

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 18.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Downton Abbey' continues to ride the wave of its success Stateside after scoring five Emmy Nominations on Thursday. Julian Fellowes' period drama ...

Please Save Me From TOWIE and This Horrible Essexism

Jan Shure | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jan Shure

Are there Essex Girls who have shrill estuary accents, bleach their hair several shades too light, turn their skin Jaffa colour with an excess of fake tan? Yup, of course there are. But there are identikit overprimped, underdressed females in every area of London. So why has Essex become a byword for bad taste?

FIRST LOOK: Downton's Dowager Visits Graves

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

The first pictures from 'Downton Abbey' series four have emerged online. In the photos, taken on the set of the hit ITV period drama in Brampton, ...

Downton's Dowager: 'I've Never Watched A Single Episode'

PA | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

Dame Maggie Smith has revealed she has never watched a single episode of her ratings hit Downton Abbey. The 78-year-old actress who plays Lady Gran...

Will The Dowager Return To 'Downton'?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Downton Abbey' fans can breath a sigh of relief: Dame Maggie Smith is set to star in the next series, according to reports. TVLine claims the vete...

Why Downton's Creator Isn't Dismayed By THAT Exit

PA | Posted 17.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

Julian Fellowes has revealed that he's not too disappointed about Dan Stevens' exit from 'Downton Abbey' - because it will bring more drama for Lady M...

PICTURES: Golden Globes Winners List

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

Here are all the winners of the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards, announced on Sunday in Beverly Hills, California. The ceremony was hosted by frien...

Big British Wins At The Golden Globes

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Les Miserables' has led the way for British wins at the Golden Globes, picking up three top prizes. The film adaptation of the hit musical, direct...

Caroline Frost

Sheridan Smith Reveals She 'Spent The Whole Time Crying' On Quartet

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 23.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

Sheridan Smith reveals she had an emotional time of it, filming 'Quartet' with some British blue-blood acting royalty around her, and a Hollywood lege...

Who Refused To Watch The Dowager?

WENN | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

Veteran British actor Tom Courtenay deliberately avoided watching Dame Maggie Smith in 'Downton Abbey' before playing her love interest onscreen becau...

Double Golden Globe Nod For Dame Maggie

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

Dame Maggie Smith could be taking home two Golden Globes this year, after being nominated in two separate categories. The celebrated veteran of st...

Highest-Rating Drama Of The Year

PA | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

'Downton Abbey' has ended on a high, with 10.7 million viewers tuning into watch the finale of the third series. Last night's instalment of the per...

Downton's Dame Heart Scare Rumours Denied

PA | Posted 04.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

Downton Abbey star Dame Maggie Smith has dismissed reports she was at the centre of a heart scare. Her spokeswoman said of the award-winning actres...

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: Downton Abbey - Here's A Toast(er) To A New Face

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 07.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

Well, it was all a bit bleak this week, after the sun-lit glories of the wedding that almost was. Downstairs, Anna was suffering from a bout of ra...

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: Lady Edith's Big... Disaster

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 02.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

Poor old Earl ‘Goldilocks’ Grantham and his three prospective sons-in-law – one was too old and be-slinged, one was virile, pretty but too revol...

A Prequel For Downton Abbey?

WENN | Posted 28.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

Screenwriter Julian Fellowes is keen to pen a prequel to his award-winning drama Downton Abbey. The Oscar winner has achieved huge acclaim for his...

EMMY AWARDS: Downton's Dowager Gets Her Gong

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 23.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

Once again the indomitable Dowager Countess proved to have legs when it came to garnering critical love, with Dame Maggie Smith following her Golden G...

Downton Dan Is Off...

PA | Posted 06.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

Downton Abbey star Dan Stevens has hinted he may not return to the drama as he moves to America to pursue his acting career across the pond. Dan ...

Sarah Dean

Downton's Creator On Finding A Match For Maggie

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Dean | Posted 24.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

Who can match the waspish asides of Dame Maggie Smith’s Dowager in Downton Abbey? According to the show's creators, Lord Julian Fellowes and ex...

EXCLUSIVE FEATURE: Who's Feeling Exotic?

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 21.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel went down wonderfully with audiences in cinemas earlier this year, drawn to the gentle adventures of people mistakenly ...

Dame Maggie Smith To Leave Downton?

WENN | Posted 17.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

The producers of hit period drama Downton Abbey have fired back at reports suggesting Dame Maggie Smith is leaving the series. Internet rumours ove...

Downton Dame's 'A Handful To Work With'

WENN | Posted 08.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

Actress Dame Maggie Smith can be "a handful" on the set of hit British TV series Downton Abbey and is "very difficult" to work with, according to a pr...

'Why's Downton A Hit?'

PA | Posted 13.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Shirley MacLaine has confessed she doesn't know what makes Downton Abbey so popular. The Hollywood legend has joined the cast of the hit ITV show a...

Is The Dowager Walking Off The Estate?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 06.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Fear has been installed into the heart of Downton Abbey fans today as reports claimed the show's formidable Dowager Countess and the Abbey's resident ...