Maggie Smith

Maggie Smith Got The Valentine's Gift Everyone Wanted At The BAFTAs

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 15.02.2016 | UK Entertainment

Maggie Smith got the Valentine’s Day gift everyone wanted at the BAFTAs on Sunday (14 February) night. The ‘Downton Abbey’ actress was lucky...

Caroline Frost

Star Admits: 'I Couldn't Have Done What Alan Bennett Did' | Caroline Frost | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Entertainment

It’s an extraordinary story but strangely true – how writer Alan Bennett came across an eccentric homeless woman living out of her van in his gent...

Maggie Smith Makes A Shocking 'Downton Abbey' Admission

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 30.10.2015 | UK Entertainment

Dame Maggie Smith has made a series of surprise admissions about ‘Downton Abbey’, including the revelation that she's glad the series is coming to...

Downton's Dowager Back On Screen As A Young Lady?

The Huffington Post UK | Caro | Posted 05.04.2015 | UK Entertainment

The many fans of 'Downton Abbey', saddened by the fact that the forthcoming sixth series will be the last, may take solace in the fact that this might...

18 Quotes By The Dowager Countess That You Need To Start Using In Your Life

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK Entertainment

To paraphrase another great wit: rumours of her leaving appear to have been greatly exaggerated. Which is a relief. Because 'Downton Abbey' without...

Caroline Frost

How Dev Patel's Worldview Was Built On His Mother's Job | Caroline Frost | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK Entertainment

Dev Patel calls elderly people “the most valuable members of our society” and wishes we paid more attention to caring for them properly. Read ...

'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' - The Review

Roger Crow | Posted 02.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

What happens if you mix classic British sitcom Waiting For God with Slumdog Millionaire? You get a bittersweet comedy with a Bollywood feel, aka The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.

Is Dame Maggie Leaving 'Downton' This Series?

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Entertainment

Dame Maggie Smith has admitted she “doesn’t see how” her character in ‘Downton Abbey’ could carry on past series six. SEE MORE: Which Ch...

Which Character Is The REAL Heart And Soul Of Downton Abbey?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

One of 'Downton Abbey's great strength is the mix and interaction of its characters, people from two very different worlds all living together under o...

EXCLUSIVE CLIP: An Emotional Reunion At The Exotic Marigold Hotel

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

After its blitz at the box office two years ago, fans will be delighted that the guests are checking back in at the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (or ‘...

Richard Gere Lets Himself Go In New 'Second Best Exotic Marigold' Trailer

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

The first 'Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' film warmed hearts (and many a studio exec's wallet) when it appeared two years ago, bursting onto cinema scree...

'Downton Abbey' Finale - The 10 Questions We Need Answered

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 09.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

Here we are again, eight speedy weeks into the autumn schedule, and already it's the end of 'Downton Abbey'... again. Never mind the years rushing by ...

Why Lord and Lady Grantham Should Have Couples Counselling

Michael Kallenbach | Posted 06.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Michael Kallenbach

Simon Bricker is the curious art historian played by Richard E. Grant, who has featured in the last few episodes of Downton Abbey and is apparently head over heels with Lady Grantham.

DOWNTON ABBEY: First Trailer For Series 5 - And New Romance

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 31.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

The much-awaited fifth series of 'Downton Abbey' makes its return to screen on 21 September, and the first full-length trailer reveals fire at the Abb...

Benedict Leads Brits In Emmys Nominations (FULL LIST)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

In less than 12 hours, we'll know who's walked off with this year's Emmy Awards - and, for a whole host of British television stars including Benedict...

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...

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...

'Downton' And 'Homeland' Go Head To Head For Globes Glory

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 13.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

Looks like the battle for Sunday night television viewing supremacy just moved to an even bigger stage Stateside for the Golden Globes, with both 'Dow...

WIN FREE Preview Tickets To See 'Quartet'

The Huffington Post UK | HuffPost Staff | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Quartet' is the charming directorial debut from Oscar winner Dustin Hoffman. The highly-anticipated British masterpiece comes to UK cinemas on 1 Janu...

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...

EXCLUSIVE: Dustin Hoffman Recruits A-List Brits For Directorial Debut

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

Dustin Hoffman has enlisted a fine British cast, including Dame Maggie Smith, Sheridan Smith and Michael Gambon, for his directorial debut 'Quartet' a...

Downton Etiquette Explained - Series 3, Episode 3

William Hanson | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK Entertainment
William Hanson

Episode 3, perhaps my favourite one of the series to date, contained relatively few etiquette slip-ups, which for a large chunk of the episode worried me that I would have nothing to say! But, panic not, I found some, as well as some other interesting matters of note.

Downton Etiquette Explained - Series 3, Episode 2

William Hanson | Posted 23.11.2012 | UK Entertainment
William Hanson

The custom of pouring wine right up the top of the glass is something only modern (high street) restaurants do. For a moment last night the dining table of Downton looked like Pizza Express.

The Great Ealing Film Challenge 94: Nowhere to Go (1958)

Dr Keith M. Johnston | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK Entertainment
Dr Keith M. Johnston

Nowhere to Go was the second-last Ealing film produced and, suitably, is also the second-last film to be viewed and written about for this challenge.