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Downton Abbey' Team Previews Final Season, Prepares to Say Farewell

The series' creator and cast tease more battles between Violet and Isobel in the upcoming sixth and final season. read more

Hugh Bonneville & Elizabeth McGovern Preview Downton Abbey's Last Season at Q&A Event

Hugh Bonneville poses with his on-screen wife Elizabeth McGovern and on-screen daughter Laura Carmichael as they attend An Afternoon With Downton Abbey Talent Panel Q&A Session held at Writers Guild Theater on Saturday (June 6) in Beverly Hills, Calif. The trio was joined by creator Julian Fellowes and Executive Producer Gareth Neame. “It will be [...]

Downton Abbey Co-Creator and Writer on Show’s Feminist and Sexuality Influences

2 months agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Some of the cast and crew of Downton Abbey came out to Los Angeles to speak on a panel discussion about the show's final season. Julian Fellowes' (co-creator, writer) shared his thoughts on how feminism and sexuality influenced the show and its characters.

How Feminist And GLBT Themes Shaped ‘Downton Abbey

With Downton Abbey in the middle of filming its final run of episodes, the creators and some of the stars traveled to Los Angeles over the weekend to attend a panel discussion that gave fans a short glimpse of the upcoming sixth season, and a chance to discuss the show’s recent season. Show More Summary

Downton Abbey’ Star to Play Serial Killer

In a bit of casting news that may seem at least a little surprising to fans of “Downton Abbey,” Joanne Froggatt has been cast as a serial killer. Froggatt plays lady’s maid Anna Bates on the British period drama. Variety...

Joanne Froggatt to play Britain's first female serial killer in Dark Angel

DOWNTON ABBEY actress Joanne Froggatt is teaming with one of that show's directors, Brian Percival, for UK television station ITV's two-part mini-series DARK ANGEL, based on the life of Victorian-era serial killer Mary Ann Cotton. DARK...Show More Summary

Downton Abbey’s Joanne Froggatt Is A ‘Dark Angel’ In ITV Serial Killer Drama

Golden Globe winner Joanne Froggatt will go from playing kind-hearted, if often unfortunate, Anna Bates to portraying real-life Victorian age serial killer Mary Ann Cotton. In her first post-Downton Abbey gig, Froggatt will begin shooting Dark Angel in August for ITV. Show More Summary

'Downton Abbey' cast hits a period of quiet anticipation near finale

2 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

On a recent afternoon, the skies over Highclere Castle were a brilliant blue more reminiscent of Southern California than the Hampshire countryside, but otherwise things on location at "Downton Abbey" were characteristically English...

Dynamic duos on 'Downton Abbey,' 'Gotham' and 'Game of Thrones'

They've never been lovers. They're definitely not cop buddies. And they're not really related. But some TV twosomes are more than the sum of their parts. They may have been thrown together by writers unsure what else to do with their quirky characters, by circumstance of age or even worldview....

$15 Minimum Wage In L.A. Is Great. But It Was Only Necessary Because A Democratic Congress Blew It

Before she was the tart-tongued grande dame on Downton Abbey, Maggie Smith was the tartan-clad elder stateswoman of Hogwarts. In the sixth Potter film, after Harry saved his friend Ron Weasley from poisoning, Smith's Professor McGonagall quipped: "I think we all agree that Mr. Show More Summary

6000 Square-Foot Downton Abbey "Cottage" For Sale

Pin it Of course you love her icy zingers and staunch adherence to social protocol, but if you really can't get enough of Downton Abbey's Dowager Countess (and you have $6.1 million) you could own her fictional British home. Squeeee. Let's take a look. READ MORE »

$15 minimum wage in L.A. is great. But it was only necessary because a Democratic Congress blew it

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

If national Democrats had done their job, she'd have had a living wage years ago. Before she was the tart-tongued grande dame on Downton Abbey, Maggie Smith was the tartan-clad elder stateswoman of Hogwarts. In the sixth Potter film,...Show More Summary

Downton Abbey, Grantchester and Beyond: Q & A With Composer John Lunn

If you want a spectacular score to accompany your British drama series, then look no further than John Lunn, the maestro behind the music for Grantchester, Little Dorrit, The White Queen, Shetland and Downton Abbey for which he has won two Emmy Awards. Show More Summary

Downton: Got Any Spare Change? Dowager Countess’s House On Downton Abbey Up for Sale

If you’ve got any spare change lying around – the house used for filming the scenes of the home of the Dowager Countess in Downton Abbey is for sale for a cool £4 million (about $6 million or so). From the Daily Mail: Lady Violet Crawley...Show More Summary

The past catches up with Downton Abbey cast

With Downton Abbey drawing to a close after the next series, Mr S suspects that, in the interest of historical accuracy, it may be for the best that it bows out sooner… Continue reading The post The past catches up with Downton Abbey cast appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

How tUnE-yArDs Turned the Drought into a Dance Song

Song Exploder is a podcast where musicians deconstruct their songs and tell the stories behind how they were made. In the past, it's explored tracks from My Morning Jacket to Downton Abbey and more. In the newest episode, musician, creator,...Show More Summary

The sad feminist summer blockbuster drinking game

2 months agoNews : ComPost

Look, we can all agree that female representation in popular culture is not what it should be. We realized this some time ago. Considering recent developments on “Game of Thrones” (not to mention that arc on “Downton Abbey”) and that new Taylor Swift Action Ladies video and the success of “Mad Max” (more on this […]

The Economics of The Rolling Stones, LeBron James, and Downton Abbey

3 months agoNews : Reason

Originally released May 6, 2015. "In [1970s'] Great Britain, the top tax rate was 83 percent on income. If you made made an investment and you had any returns, it was going to be at 98 percent," says John Tamny of RealClearMarketsand Forbes. Show More Summary

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