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Downton Abbey spoilers: Lady Mary’s alibi, Lady Portsmouth is whose friend?

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Some of you who were tuning in to Sunday night’s Downton Abbey were quite surprised by a new character, Lady Portsmouth, being mentioned as you felt she didn’t sound quite Downton enough.

In fact one reviewer even went as far as to declare that a Lady Annabel Portsmouth was improbable, but there is a rather interesting story behind such a choice of name.
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Downton Abbey Spoilers: Is Bates going to prison for murder? Or did Anna kill Green?

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We have to admit that we are more than a little impressed with Downton Abbey and its new found sneakiness!

Fans tuning in to watch the second episode of series 5 last night would have spent the first 57 minutes thinking how pleasant and charming the episode was…..
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Downton Abbey spoilers: Hugh Bonneville makes BIG promises as Kindle ads face backlash!


Hugh Bonneville has promised fans of Downton Abbey that the new series will be more joyous than last year’s episodes.

The acclaimed actor returned to our screens last night, following almost ten months off air, and as fans wondered what might be ahead for the 2014 run, Hugh promised more happiness, less depression and a more uplifting experience.

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Downton Abbey so far…. A brief history of show for those wanting to start watching!

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Having watched the first episode of the new series of Downton Abbey we felt that this series would be an ideal place for those who have never watched the show before to jump in without having to start from the very beginning.

As long as they had a bit of background history, anyway, which is precisely what we intend to give you now!
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Downton Abbey Spoilers: George Clooney gets a snog & Kim Kardashian to join cast?


Following the news earlier this week that Hollywood A-lister, George Clooney, had filmed an episode of Downton Abbey, news has emerged about which actress he got to kiss in the process.

As we have previously reported, Clooney will be joining the elite cast of Downton for their festive Text Santa special later this year.
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Former Doctor Who Matt Smith to propose to Lily James!

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As we reported earlier today, Downton Abbey star, Lily James is hanging up her elite 1920’s Downton dancing shoes when the new series, which starts this Sunday, ends to slip into a role that couldn’t be more different to what we are used to if it tried!

Lily, who has played the deliciously wild Lady Rose since the third series of the hit ITV period drama, has signed up to play a zombie slayer in the new film ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies!
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Downton Abbey’s Jim Carter & Phyllis Logan for Strictly Come Dancing?

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We can’t help but think that Mrs Hughes and Mr Carson, the head servants in Downton Abbey, would look simply delightful on the dance floor, but would the actors who play them think so?

Ever since the start of the hit ITV period drama Mr Carson (Jim Carter) and Mrs Hughes (Phyllis Logan) have kept the entire house in check, whist developing their own, very unique and tender friendship.
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Downton Abbey star Samantha Bond for rival ITV period drama?

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As we have previously reported, ITV is set to launch a new period drama, and it would seem that they have got in someone very experienced to lead the cast!

Home Fires was originally under the working title Jambusters after the original book the story is based on, written by Julie Summers.
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Good Morning Britain’s Susanna Reid leaves Downton Abbey’s Dan Stevens speechless!

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Susanna Reid reduced former Downton Abbey star, Dan Stevens, to tears of laughter during yesterday’s Good morning Britain when she inadvertently asked him if he had to “beat off a lot of American men!”

The situation arose when the breakfast TV presenter was addressing Stevens’ new role in the upcoming film, The Guest, enquiring as to whether there had been much competition from actors who were already well established over in the US when auditioning for the role.
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Benedict Cumberbatch joins Downton Abbey cast & check out his dancing!

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Of all the people in the world who were literally born to be in Downton Abbey, we are sure you would agree that Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch is top of the list.

However, with his commitments playing the iconic London detective in the hugely popular Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss modern day twist on the classic works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, as well as starring in just about every blockbuster film cinema has to offer, the prospect seemed only a dream!
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Downton Abbey’s Jessica Brown in leaked sex tape as FBI investigate nude pics scandal


Former Downton Abbey star, Jessica Brown Findlay, is the latest celebrity to fall prey to the nude photos hacker who has leaked a number of sex tapes of the actress online.

The Sun newspaper reports that Brown Findlay, who played youngest Grantham daughter Lady Sybil in the hit ITV period drama until her onscreen death in series 3, can be seen in the adult movies performing an intimate act on a man who has not been identified.
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Downton Abbey Series 5 Spoilers: Joanne Froggatt talks Lady Mary & Anna’s “special relationship” INTERVIEW

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With the new series of Downton Abbey wrapping up filming this weekend – series five is due to hit our ITV screens in just a few months’ time – we recently caught up with the cast and crew to find out what we can look forward to in the period drama’s new run

So far, we have told you about how fabulous the first episode is, and shared with you the producers’ thoughts on the impact that series five will have on the show, and their opinion on the introduction of guest stars.

Now we can tell you what cast regular Joanne Froggatt has had to say about the show, and her part in it.
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Watch Downton Abbey cast film a white Christmas for 2014 series 5 festive special!

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For the past couple of years, some Downton Abbey fans have been left disappointed in the show’s Christmas specials since they didn’t actually feature the events of the festive period for the Grantham and Crawley family…

And as fans will recall, last year’s Christmas special was in fact set in summer and featured the below stairs characters on a visit to the beach while the upstairs aristocrats enjoyed a garden party. Read more & comment »

Downton Abbey experiences offer a stay at Highclere Castle & Lady Mary Crawley’s jewellery!

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If you’ve ever fancied being a house guest at one of the Grantham family’s parties at Downton Abbey, now’s your chance as prestigious auction house Christie’s are offering stays at Highclere Castle – where the show is of course filmed – as well as a host of other “experiences” that will appeal to any serious Downton fan.

And it’s all in aid of Heroes at Highclere, a charity which supports several armed forces charities. Read more & comment »

Downton Abbey star Lily James for War and Peace adaptation!


As we have previously reported, the upcoming fifth series of Downton Abbey will be the last for one of its stars, as Lily James bows out to take part in the new Disney production of Cinderella.

And it would seem that the work is just pouring in for the actress, who plays wild child Lady Rose in the hugely popular ITV period drama, as it has now been reported that after that she is being lined up for a role in a new BBC adaptation of the epic novel, War and Peace!
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