Maggie Smith

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.

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...

WATCH: 'The Fresh Prince of Downton Abbey' Rap

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 12.03.2012 | UK Comedy

US comedy site CollegeHumor.com may insist on spelling 'humour' wrong, but at least they know how to bring the funny. Witness: 'The Fresh Prince of Do...

Hoffman Reduced To Tears

Posted 21.12.2011 | UK Entertainment

Dustin Hoffman was reduced to tears on the set of his directorial debut Quartet when he heard his leading actors singing opera. The Rain Man star r...

Awards Season Kicks Off With A Surprise Leader

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 13.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Hollywood's Awards Season has kicked off with the nominations for the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards and, for the moment at least, it's The Help lea...