As is made clear in Downton Abbey, Maggie Smith is no stranger to the art of throwing shade. But Smith better watch her back because Ian McKellen read her to filth last week at LA’s Fine Arts Theatre. In his monologue, “Women I’ve Filmed...Show More Summary
Imagine Maggie Smith’s cantankerous dowager in Downton Abbey as a bag lady – she's still lording it over everyone, but now she's...
Clare Hammond on set with composer George Fenton. Photo © Nicola Dove Alan Bennett's play The Lady in the Van (based on one of his own essays) has been turned into a film with Dame Maggie Smith as the enigmatic Miss Shepherd. Bennett’s...Show More Summary
When a hit TV show comes to an end, the cast members are usually the saddest ones of all to see those chapters of their lives close. But when it comes to the British period drama Downton Abbey, Dame Maggie Smith is okay with saying goodbye.Click To Continue Reading
This looks fantastic. I suspect Maggie Smith will be grasping an Oscar next year! Lady in the Van tells the true story of the relationship between Alan Bennett and the singular Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins who ‘temporarily’ parked her van in Bennett’s London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years. Show More Summary
Whenever actors film a lengthy TV series, do they sit down and watch it back when it airs? For Dame Maggie Smith, the answer is a firm no. During her appearance on The Graham Norton Show, the actor not only revealed that she doesn'tShow More Summary
Maggie Smith opens up to how she doesn't look forward to being part of a spin-off film.
Maggie Smith was on The Graham Norton show to discuss what it's like to become mainstream famous relatively late in life with the roles of Minerva McGonagall and the Dowager Countess. She gets in a few digs at American Downton...
Dame Maggie Smith has had a tremendous career. But more often than not, her skills are applied to characters who’re either figures of authority or are some form of gentry. …Read More
Who doesn’t like Dame Maggie Smith? The actress even has fans amongst the kiddies, thanks to her performance as Professor Minerva McGonagall in the Harry Potter franchise. Potter and Downtown Abby aside, she’s done great work throughout her career, both on and off the stage. Show More Summary
"I am here, she is there. There is no caring." Sony Pictures Classics has debuted the official US trailer for Maggie Smith's awards season contender The Lady in the Van, which will be getting a small Academy-qualifying release starting in December. Show More Summary
Behold, The Lady In The Van‘s official trailer. The film tells the true story of Mary Shepherd, an eccentric homeless woman who lived in her van and, after meeting playwright Alan Bennett in the 1970s, kept it parked in his driveway for 15 years. Show More Summary
Scientists at the University of York have taken an important step in the search to find new antibiotics that are effective against resistant bacteria. Research led by Professor Maggie Smith in the Department of Biology at York will provide...Show More Summary
press release: Pianist Clare Hammond will appear in the forthcoming film adaptation of Alan Bennett’s play, The Lady in the Van, as the younger version of Dame Maggie Smith’s character, Miss Shepherd. Clare performs in a number of flashback scenes recreating a Proms concert in the 1930s, and enacts Miss Shepherd’s experiences as a novice […]
Julie Walters has joined such legends as Maggie Smith, Judi Dench and Helen Mirren as a grande dame of the British acting community. But if it wasn't for her boyfriend's suggestion, Walters could have ended up with an entirely difficult career.
Sony Pictures Classic’s just set the release dates for Nicholas Hytner's drama The Lady In The Van, which was just screened at the Toronto International Film Festival to critical praise. The film which stars Maggie Smith, Dominic Cooper, James Corden and Jim Broadbent, will have an Oscar qualifying run on Dec. Show More Summary
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Yes, that is Dame Maggie Smith in period clothing wielding a lightsaber.
Post by Jenny Erikson. If you've ever dreamed of watching Dame Maggie Smith wield a lightsaber while donning a period costume, this is the place for you. The Downton Abbey star played along with Rob James-Collier and Brendan Coyle for another installment of their Downton Wars, and it was just as good as you could have imagined it to be. Show More Summary
"I haven't been into the kitchens in twenty years!" the Dowager Countess exclaims in the latest "Downton Abbey" Season 6 trailer. "Do you got your passport?" Isobel jokes. What a moment. Will we actually see Maggie Smith's characterShow More Summary