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  1. Rochester High Street transformed when TV Drama Jekyll and Hyde came to filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Kent Online

    ... played the lead role in Shakespeare in Love in London's West End, takes on the lead role as Robert Jekyll. Richard E. Grant, of Withnail and I, Downton Abbey and Dr Who fame, plays the boss of a secret government department. Former Coronation Street ...


  2. Jekyll and Hyde TV role for GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Hampshire Chronicle

    Richard E Grant is to star as the boss of a secret government department in a new TV adaptation of the Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde story. The Withnail & I actor will play Sir Roger Bulstrode, who is head of the shadowy M10 service in ITV's Jekyll & Hyde, which will also feature ex-Coronation Street and Strictly Come Dancing star Natalie Gumede.


  3. Tom Bateman & More to Star in ITV's JEKYLL & HYDE; Full Cast AnnouncedRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2015 |

    Tom Bateman , Richard E Grant and Natalie Gumede join forces to star in Jekyll & Hyde, a brand new, ten-part action adventure drama, to be dramatised by ITV Studios. From an idea conceived by acclaimed novelist Charlie Higson, the action and fantasy series has been inspired by The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson.


  4. Full Cast Announced for ITV's Jekyll & HydeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 |

    ITV has announced the cast for writer Charlie Higson's superhero-themed adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's "Jekyl & Hyde": Tom Bateman , Richard E. Grant and Natalie Gumede . Further cast for the action-oriented series includes Stephanie Hyam , Donald Sumpter , Amit Shah , Phil McKee , Christian McKay , Ruby Bentall , Enzo Cilenti , Lolita Chakrabarti , Michael Karim and Ace Bhatti .


  5. Band Aid Challenge: The Affair's Dominic West Embraces Bob Geldof's New Charity TrendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | People

    ... Geldof nominated The Affair (and yes, The Wire ) actor Dominic West , Homeland 's Damian Lewis , and Richard E. Grant (known variously from Doctor Who , Withnail & I and Luther ). West, for his part, nominated The Wire costar Clarke Peters, Downton ...


  6. Do This: Downton Abbey at Tampa Theatre, The Room, Sexual Chocolate and DJ MegaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Creative Loafing Tampa

    ... photo booth, and silent auction. Most exciting news of all: Season 5 introduces new characters played by Richard E. Grant ( Withnail and I) and Anna Chancellor ( The Hour ), two of the best and wittiest British actors around. Can't wait ...


  7. Richard E Grant has a star role at Oakley Hall HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Basingstoke Gazette

    THERE was an extra touch of glamour at the re-launch of Oakley Hall Hotel - thanks to the presence of popular actor Richard E Grant. The versatile star, who recently appeared in ITV's Downton Abbey as Simon Bricker - a guest of the Granthams - did the ribbon-cutting honours at the luxury hotel, following an 18-month-long refurbishment programme costing A 4million.


  8. Hall to host screening of 1980s film favouriteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    A SCREENING of a popular 1980s movie will be held in Saltaire . Withnail and I, starring Richard E Grant, will take place at Victoria Hall, Victoria Road on Saturday, December 13. Doors open at 7pm, with the screening of the two-hour film starting at 7.30pm.


  9. A hilarious night in hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    A SCREENING of 'Withnail and I', starring Richard E Grant, will take place in Saltaire on Saturday, December 13, at Victoria Hall, Victoria Road. Doors open at 7pm and the film starts at 7.30pm.


  10. Withnail and IRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | DVD Times

    ... key to a cottage in Penrith and the two head to the Lake District in search of clean air and fine wines. Richard E. Grant plays Withnail, the permanently pickled, sarcastically charged foil to Paul McGann's more considered Marwood (the 'I' of the ...


  11. Bonneville bears allRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Northern Echo

    Downton Abbey S5 The fifth series, set in 1924, sees the return of our much loved characters in the sumptuous setting of Downton Abbey. As they face new challenges, the Crawley family and the servants who work for them remain inseparably interlinked.


  12. Downtown Abbey actor voices Noli Me Tangere audiobookRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | ABS-CBN News

    International star of stage and screen Richard E. Grant was at the Philippine Embassy in London to launch an English language audiobook of classic Filipino novel, "Noli Me Tangere". The British actor, who currently stars in hit television series Downton Abbey, was tasked to narrate the Jose Rizal novel in a new audiobook, using a popular English translation from 1961 by Leon Maria Guerrero III, a former ambassador of the Philippines in the United Kingdom.


  13. Downton Abbey's Hugh Bonneville bears allRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Nottingham Evening Post

    IT'S been a busy year for Hugh Bonneville. He reprised his role as bumbling boss Ian Fletcher in W1A, a BBC spin-off from the award-winning Olympics mockumentary Twenty Twelve, starred alongside George Clooney in the Second World War film The Monuments Men and wrapped up series five of Downton Abbey.


  14. Hugh Bonneville on his role as - Lord Grantham in Downton AbbeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Cambridge Evening News

    Lord Grantham's having a testing time in Downton Abbey, but actor Hugh Bonneville couldn't be happier. He tells Susan Griffin about his character's woes, and playing another patriarch in Paddington It's been a busy year for Hugh Bonneville.


  15. Girl About Town: It's daggers at Downton as Maggie raps sleepy co-starRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Daily Mail

    The withering put-downs she delivers portraying the Dowager Countess of Grantham have become the stuff of Downton Abbey legend. According to a cast member on the ITV drama, 79-year-old Maggie took a dislike to Richard E. Grant, who plays art expert Simon Bricker, when he was filming the current series - and gave him a cutting nickname, which has re-ignited a secret 20-year feud between the two great stars.


  16. Posh but charming... Queen's English is our favourite accent:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... this accent - like Patrick Stewart (Star Trek: The Next Generation), Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey) and Richard E. Grant (Withnail and I) - come over as urbane, charming, witty and educated and - well - wouldn't everyone want that from a ...


  17. Withnail and I - Film ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | NME

    Bruce Robinson's tale of two struggling thesps who go on holiday by mistake is one of the greatest films ever made. This lovingly restored film is re-released in cinemas while a highly limited and personalised box set reissue recognises its importance.


  18. Richard E Grant: I asked my agent, am I upstairs or downstairs?Read the original story

    Sep 27, 2014 | Radio Times

    The first question Richard E Grant asked when his agent rang to tell him he'd been offered a part in Downton Abbey was, "Am I upstairs or downstairs?" Given Grant's long career playing posh, you'd think the answer was obvious. But he was cast as a footman in the film Gosford Park, which was also written by Julian Fellowes and provided the inspiration for ITV's hit show.


  19. Grant nervous as Downton new boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | Salisbury Journal

    Richard E Grant has admitted he suffered from first day nerves when he joined the cast of Downton Abbey as a guest star. The Withnail And I actor crops up in the ITV period drama this series as art historian Simon Bricker, and revealed that despite being a Hollywood star he still felt anxious about the new job.


  20. McGovern: Cora headed for troubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 |

    Elizabeth McGovern says Downton Abbey's Lady Grantham could be tested in her marriage when art historian Simon Bricker arrives Elizabeth McGovern has hinted her Downton Abbey character Lady Grantham could have her head turned this series - and it may well be by Richard E Grant's art historian. The actress plays the lady of the house in the ITV period drama, but said her marriage to the Earl of Grantham, Robert would suffer the strain of changing times as the social order begins to rebalance.