The actress says it was a brave move from writer Julian Fellowes
Homegrown programmes enjoy sales boom as audiences in China and East Europe tune into Downton Abbey
Downton Abbey episode three dipped slightly to 9.2m viewers, as Homeland season three returned to Channel 4 with 2.2m
There has never been a shortage of stage and film adaptations of A Tale of Two Cities. The unique selling point of this production is that it is the professional premiere of a version of Dickens's novel that was co-written in 1935 by Terence Rattigan and John Gielgud for a West End management.
Hannibal Lecter – psychiatrist, psychopath, purveyor of ghastly canapés – is an ambiguous presence in Thomas Harris’s Red Dragon (1981) and its sequels. Rarely the outright villain, he tends to play the role of a genteel monster with whom the reader is, scandalously, invited to sympathise.
Downton Abbey star Michelle Dockery says that she is fed-up with surprising people because she does not have a posh accent.
The star, whose grandfather was a Buddhist, says a quiet life was not for her
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Former Coronation Street star Suranne Jones has teamed up with ex-EastEnders writer Sarah Phelps for a new drama set in a field hospital in the First World War.
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The principal players in Alex Gibney’s dizzying new documentary can’t resist seeing their experiences in cinematic terms.
'I admire Angelina Jolie. She's been brave and honest about her body'
The media goes wild as Kate names a new cruise ship
Former Downton Abbey star Dan Stevens has insisted that he had no say in his character's controversial death in the ITV period drama.
Tonight the TV Baftas will be handed out in a roomful of top-flight actors. Matthew Bell offers a guide to the expected tussles and tantrums