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22 hrs ago | Newsday

Bonneville returning for W1A comedy

Downton Abbey star Hugh Bonneville is to reprise his role in BBC mockumentary W1A, which is to return for a second series next year on BBC Two. In the new series, Fletcher will have to deal with the issue of the BBC's charter renewal which is due in 2016.


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Yesterday | IcNetwork

Downton Abbey: 6 things you should know with 6 days to go

With less than a week until the fifth series of the Sunday night favourite starts Kathryn Williams reminds us of the essentials The new batch of episodes launches this Sunday and the cast have been heard talking about what to expect, so we've taken the liberty of rounding them up in six easy pointers! If you remember last series ended quite sedately with the family and staff taking a trip to the seaside where Carson and Mrs Hughes took a lovely little paddle in the sea. Although if we remember correctly, it didn't look THAT sunny.


Sun Sep 14, 2014


Downton stars reveal what to expect from series five

The cast and crew of Downton Abbey have given fans a sneak peak of what the upcoming series has in store. It's 1924 and mild-mannered patriarch Robert is concerned for the family's future as a new Labour government threatens to bring in huge taxes on estates such as Downton.


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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Toledo Blade

Clooney joins 'Downton' special

George Clooney will join the cast of the period drama Downton Abbey on a Christmas special, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The special, not part of the Downton storyline, will air on the British network ITV as part of an annual campaign to raise money for six British charities.


Related Topix: The Hollywood Reporter, Wedding

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Daily Star


DOWNTON Abbey actor Hugh Bonneville has revealed how he missed going from Lord Grantham to The Dark Lord in the new Star Wars movie. Hugh, 50, who plays The Earl of Grantham in the ITV drama, has told how a string of famous names often drop by and visit the set.


Related Topix: Downton Abbey, Entertainment, Television, Star Wars, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher

Radio Times

Downton Abbey: Does Richard E Grant's art historian break up the Crawleys' marriage?

Will there be trouble in paradise for Downton Abbey power couple Robert and Cora Crawley? It's certainly looking that way, with the introduction of art historian Simon Bricker, played by Richard E. Grant. The Withnail and I actor will grace four episodes of the upcoming fifth season - and rumour has it he's set to cause a ruction between Lord Grantham and his long-suffering spouse.


Related Topix: Richard E. Grant, Comedy Movies, Withnail & I

Business News

George Clooney 'to make appearance in Downton Abbey'

George Clooney is to star in the UK television series Downton Abbey , it has been reported. The actor will play an American character who is a guest at a wedding in the country estate.


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Mon Sep 01, 2014


First look at new Downton Abbey

Ahead of the hit period drama Downton Abbey returning to UTV later this month, a first look trailer of the upcoming fifth series has been released.


Related Topix: Downton Abbey, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter

Sun Aug 31, 2014


Downton Abbey series five official trailer released

Two new guest stars will feature in the show; Anna Chanvellor as Lady Anstruther and a dapper Richard E Grant as the charming art historian Simon Bricker.


Related Topix: Downton Abbey, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Elizabeth McGovern

Radio Times

Downton Abbey series 5 gets a fiery trailer - and an air date

Right, clear your calendar, put a reminder in your diary and set an alert on your smart phone.


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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Brandon Sun

TV Blog Buzz: Chris Hadfield inspires a sitcom; Nick Offerman's shower thoughts

His book, "An Astronaut's Guide To Life On Earth," is the inspiration for a TV pilot being commissioned by ABC.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, William Shatner, Science / Technology, Space, Downton Abbey, Entertainment, Television, Laura Carmichael

The Honolulu Advertiser

Globe Trotting

Statues of some three dozen characters in London and Manchester -- including John Barbirolli, above, Peter Pan, Sherlock Holmes and Queen Victoria -- are coming to life thanks to an interactive project that gives them a voice.


Related Topix: National Mall, US National Parks, Las Vegas, NV, Travel

Sat Aug 23, 2014


'Downton Abbey' bans all modern items from set

After a mishap in a publicity photo, the producers of ITV's period soap opera, Downton Abbey , have banned its stars from taking modern items to the set.


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Fri Aug 22, 2014

E! Online

Apparently You Can't Wear "Modern Underwear" on Downton Abbey

Attention all stars: You cannot wear your modern underwear on Downton Abbey . Well, that's according to an anonymous source by way of The Telegraph .


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Judi Dench, Benedict Cumberbatch in TV drama 'The Hollow Crown'

Judi Dench, Benedict Cumberbatch and Hugh Bonneville have signed to star in adaptation of a trilogy of Shakespeare history plays.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Downton Abbey, Television

Thu Aug 21, 2014


Downton Abbey Bosses Launch Crackdown After Water Bottle Blunder

Producers behind hit period drama "Downton Abbey" have reportedly banned modern luxuries from the set after a plastic water bottle ruined a promotional picture.


Related Topix: Downton Abbey, Entertainment, Television, Laura Carmichael

Romsey Advertiser

Shakespearean role for Downton star

Hugh Bonneville is to play the Duke of Gloucester in a new BBC version of Shakespeare's Henry VI Part 1 Downton Abbey's Hugh Bonneville is to star in the BBC's latest Shakespeare adaptations, joining cast members including Dame Judi Dench and Sherlock's Benedict Cumberbatch.


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Downton Abbey's Bonneville for BBC Henry VI Part 1

Downton Abbey star Hugh Bonneville has been cast opposite Blue Jasmine 's Sally Hawkins in BBC Two's adaptation of Henry VI Part 1 .


Wed Aug 20, 2014


Michelle Dockery Named Oxfam Ambassador

The Downton Abbey star will raise money and awareness of the charity's work helping vulnerable people in conflict and disaster areas worldwide.


Related Topix: Downton Abbey, Entertainment, Television, Horror Movies, Taken, Drama Movies, Thriller

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Congleton Guardian

Star voices give life to statues

Figures such as stage and screen star Sir Patrick Stewart, comic actress Helen Lederer and Downton Abbey regular Hugh Bonneville are bringing a series of statues to life by giving them a voice.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Patrick Stewart