Nov 2, 2013
Penelope Wilton on Downton Abbey, acting with the greats and why the stage is her first love
When the music strikes up for Downton Abbey and viewers look beyond the plus fours and dog's backside to the gorgeous building and bucolic setting of Julian Fellowes's hit drama we are entering a world of above- and below-stairs intrigue, love, betrayal and occasionally death.
Michael Gambon, Peter Egan and More Join Edinburgh Festival 2013 Lineup
There have been a number of changes and additions to the programme for Edinburgh Festival 2013 since the launch in March.
Michael Gambon to appear at Edinburgh festival
FILM and TV star Michael Gambon is to take on a starring role at this year's Edinburgh International Festival, organisers have revealed.
tv gold Penelope Wilton
SHE was the long-suffering TV wife of Richard Briers in British sitcom Ever Decreasing Circles, battled Daleks in Doctor Who and locked horns with the formidable Dowager Countess of Grantham in Downtown Abbey.
TV preview: The Wright Way | Ben Fogle: New Lives In The Wild
YOU are obviously asking for trouble by calling a sitcom The Wright Way. It practically begs to be dubbed "The Wrong Way" - especially if written by Ben Elton who, despite having maintained a successful career for the past 30 years, hasn't had a critic say a good word about him for at least 15.