The British actress admires Julian Fellowes after he helped launch her career
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Monday 16 July 2012
What we love, we're not sure about, we're buying and can't wait for...
Sunday 24 June 2012
A David Cronenberg film about Jung (Michael Fassbender), Freud (Viggo Mortensen), and the strictly therapeutic S&M they have with a troubled young protégée (Keira Knightley) sounds like it should be, well, dangerous.
Friday 15 June 2012
No heroine of Victorian literature is safe. A steamed-up version of Charlotte Brontë's masterpiece is going to be published in August, under the title Jane Eyre Laid Bare.
Saturday 09 June 2012
This official soundtrack to the recent festivities has an unashamedly populist slant, David Parry and the LPO presenting what are effectively a succession of musical figureheads commensurate with the celebration of a national figurehead.
Saturday 05 May 2012
Lights, camera ... action? With Entertainment One, the co-owner of kids' favourite cartoon porcine Peppa Pig, on the search for acquisitions, The King's Speech-backer Alliance Films has long been rumoured to be in its sights. Yesterday, with the sale process of the Canadian firm looking set to be completed in a matter of weeks, City scribblers were claiming that – win or lose – punters would be switching onto the media firm.
Thursday 03 May 2012
Laura, daughter of top British dramatist Stephen, shows she has a voice all of her own with her debut play. By Alice Jones
Saturday 28 April 2012
Stephen Hendry hit the front in his long-awaited first Crucible meeting with his fellow Scot John Higgins in Sheffield.
Sunday 15 April 2012
Blackthorn (102 mins, 15)
Sunday 15 April 2012
The past is a lucrative country; they do things deliciously there. So runs one of the unsinkable maxims of 21st-century British television. Or at least it seemed unsinkable until ITV's Titanic: finishing tonight, the multi-decked extravaganza's ratings have drowned amid a vortex of so-so reviews and bad seafaring puns. Which might make you wonder: is the period drama set for a fall from grace to rival that of Tess of the d'Urbervilles?
Sunday 01 April 2012
A nice wartime romance – shame about the peace
Monday 26 March 2012
It's Downton-on-Sea – but this drama may not end so happily for Fellowes
Thursday 08 March 2012
Deaths of soldiers in advance party bring sorrow to Warminster
Monday 20 February 2012
BBC's Downton rival shows its class – below stairs
Saturday 18 February 2012
Her luminous good looks made her the star of Little Dorrit and Upstairs Downstairs. As she prepares to light up our TV screens once again, Claire Foy talks to Gerard Gilbert.
Friday 17 February 2012
This year the Festival has majored on big personalities, behind and in front of the camera. Geoffrey Macnab reports
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