The British actress admires Julian Fellowes after he helped launch her career
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Thursday 16 January 2014
Shakespeare's Globe, London: Dominic Dromgoole's production gets the Globe's first season off to a cracking start
Actor and writer Joanna Scanlan talks plus-size fashion, funny nurses, and why she’s working with her pet dog, Millie
Saturday 11 January 2014
Armando Iannucci recently said that the UK falls behind the US when it comes to female comedy writers. Do you find it to be a male-dominated industry?
Friday 03 January 2014
Ellen E Jones picks this year’s must-see events in television
Sunday 22 December 2013
Thursday 19 December 2013
Hoxton Hall, London
Tuesday 17 December 2013
John Laird, the Ulster Unionist peer caught in a newspaper sting, is going to have to manage without free car parking and access to Parliament’s subsidised bars and dining rooms for four months, after the Lords Privileges Committee found that he had “demonstrated a clear willingness” to use his position for financial gain. Brian Mackenzie, former Durham Chief Constable and a Labour peer, has also been suspended – in his case, for six months.
Saturday 14 December 2013
Oakland: San Francisco's cooler cousin
This is an insulting account of Oakland's history. How about the shipyards that produced the ships that fought in the Second World War? Or the rise of the Black Panther movement that put Oakland at the centre of the political unrest of the late Sixties and Seventies?
Wednesday 11 December 2013
Dowton Abbey star Jim Carter has hit out at the “old Etonians” he says are still running the country.
Friday 06 December 2013
Militia fight fierce battles in capital
Monday 02 December 2013
He looks familiar. Belongs in a dining room, doesn’t he?
Sunday 17 November 2013
Julian Fellowes, DVD
Tuesday 12 November 2013
Of all the people David Cameron might choose to write his biography, Michael Ashcroft must surely be near the bottom of the list.
Wednesday 09 October 2013
On his fourth series, Julian Fellowes is bound to want to keep his plotlines interesting
Wednesday 09 October 2013
That outfit’s a bit racy for a head housemaid!
Tuesday 08 October 2013
The actress says it was a brave move from writer Julian Fellowes
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