In an exclusive interview, the Golden Globe winning actress discusses her Downton Abbey “black dress” and reveals her new costume as a Victorian serial killer, as she tells all about celebrating women in film through vintage couture
For a series set almost 100 years ago, the storylines were surprisingly relevant today
The show's producer has said there are 'no plans' to end the period drama
Dowton Abbey star Jim Carter has hit out at the “old Etonians” he says are still running the country.
Potential suitor for Lady Mary arrives in the shape of Lord Gillingham
It is one thing when a TV crew lets the odd anachronism creep in. But when a real countess can't get things right, well, it's enough to make Violet Crawley choke on the hors d'oeuvres.
The popular period drama returns Sunday 22 September
No sport lends itself to the prose stylist and the lyrical poet quite like cricket
Mrs Patmore will be so pleased that her pots pans and crockery will be raising standards in households across the world
With the much-publicised trouncing of The X Factor in the ratings by Strictly Come Dancing, the rivalry between ITV and BBC is as healthy as ever. But have the networks called a Christmas truce?
A friend of mine visiting from Miami was stunned by way different cultures mix
This week the Independent's pedant-in-chief considers the stars, takes on "whet" vs "wet", and severs a misunderstanding
Parade's End, on the BBC, is a £13m co-production with HBO
American viewers couldn't get enough of the class snobbery and grandeur of Downton Abbey. But will the misery of the East End's post-war slums prove quite as appealing when Call The Midwife becomes the latest British drama to cross the Atlantic?
What we love, we're not sure about, we're buying and can't wait for...
It's Downton-on-Sea – but this drama may not end so happily for Fellowes