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  1. Bonneville bears allRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 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.

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

    Tuesday | 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.

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

    Saturday Oct 18 | 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.

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

    Sunday Oct 19 | 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.

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

    Saturday Oct 11 | 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.

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

    Wednesday Oct 8 | 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 ...

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

    Friday Oct 3 | 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.

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

    Saturday Sep 27 | 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.

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

    Saturday Sep 27 | 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.

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

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Halesowennews.co.uk

    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.

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  11. Downton Abbey: Who's new for series five?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | IcNetwork

    We can't wait to see our old favourites back at Downton Abbey - Maggie Smith's Dowager Countess, Anna and Bates and Lady Mary and her many beaus among them - but who are the new faces we can expect to see in series five? We check them out... We pity the poor soul who must put up with the sharp tongue of Violet - but we think that in new character, Denker, the Dowager could meet her match. Sue Johnston takes the role of Gladys Denker - a famous face recognisable from the likes of Coronation Street, Waking the Dead and as Barbara, the Royle Family matriarch.

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  12. Downton Abbey: Does Richard E Grant's art historian break up the Crawleys' marriage?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Radio Times

    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.

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  13. Review of the 1989 supernatural flick 'Warlock'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Examiner.com

    "Warlock" was released in 1989 and the film had been directed by Steve Miner. Julian Sands, Lori Singer, and Richard E Grant starred in the movie.

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  14. 'Downton Abbey' season 5 trailer: Spare some change?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... of Grants, we're also excited to hear that one of other newcomers to season five is none other than Richard E. Grant for four episodes as "charming art historian" Simon Bricker . (Think "Henry and June," "The Player," TV's "Girls"). The show, which ...

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  15. Dear 'Downton Abbey': can you spot the historical flub in these season 5 promo pics?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... something in a Very Special Episode of 'Downton Abbey'? That man with Cora is a distinguished actor named Richard E. Grant, who will be playing art historian and Abbey guest Simon Bricker in season 5. He is not really Jasper from "Girls." He is an ...

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  16. DIY Investment Tips From ... 'Withnail and I'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2014 | Forbes.com

    ... in the late 1960s. The story involves two unemployed young actors, Withnail and "I" (portrayed by a young Richard E. Grant and a pre-Doctor Who Paul McGann), who live in a squalid flat in Camden Town in 1969. Deciding that what they most need is a ...

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  17. Cult film quotation from Withnail and I set for world record attempt this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    A CUMBRIAN brewery is preparing to make an audacious attempt to set a world record at an open air screening of a cult classic.

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  18. Cult film quotation from Withnail and I set for world record attempt this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    A CUMBRIAN brewery is preparing to make an audacious attempt to set a world record at an open air screening of a cult classic.

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  19. Dom Hemingway undermines its black-comedy potential with overwrought dramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2014 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... south of France that is the film's unquestionable highlight. The presence of nattily dressed Withnail star Richard E. Grant in the role of Dom's left-handless right-hand man Dicky only adds to the authenticity. For a while, this stylish hybrid works ...

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  20. Dom Hemingway undermines its black-comedy potential with overwrought dramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2014 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... south of France that is the film's unquestionable highlight. The presence of nattily dressed Withnail star Richard E. Grant in the role of Dom's left-handless right-hand man Dicky only adds to the authenticity. For a while, this stylish hybrid works ...

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