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Former Downton Abbey star Dan Stevens plays a cross-dresser in web series High Maintenance

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Former Downton Abbey star, Dan Stevens, has appeared as a cross-dresser for the online web series High Maintenance.

High Maintenance is a hugely popular, and critically acclaimed US internet series which follows a nameless cannabis dealer, who is played by Ben Sinclair who created the series with his wife Katja Blichfield, who makes deliveries to different people in New York each episode.
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TV News! Downton Abbey, Mrs Brown’s Boys movie & John Simm in ITV’s Prey!

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We have lots of telly news for you today, so we’ll start with veteran actor Richard E. Grant’s tweets from the set of Downton Abbey…

The actor is starring in the show as Simon Bricker, an art historian and expert who’s a houseguest of the Crawley family. And as you can see in the image above and the one after the jump, Richard’s right at home at Highclere Castle where the show is filmed. Read more & comment »

Sherlock, Doctor Who, Downton Abbey go head to head at Freesat Free TV Awards 2014

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Freesat, the subscription free TV service, announced today the channels and programmes that have been shortlisted for the Freesat Free TV Awards 2014.

Freesat offers over 200 TV, radio and interactive channels and with more entries than ever before, the 2014 Awards sees 50 shortlisted entries competing across ten categories, which includes one new category for 2014, Best TV Drama.

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Salma Hayek in, Downton Abbey porn & Julian Fellowes to quit after series 6?

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Salma Hayek has admitted that she would love to star in a new series of Downton Abbey.

The Grown Ups actress has a massively successful Hollywood movie career, however she’s revealed that one of her dreams has never been realised and she’s itching to land a role in the ITV period drama.

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Downton Abbey: Michelle Dockery on leaving, Richard E Grant drops hints & costumes on tour!


Good news for Downton Abbey fans – Michelle Dockery has revealed that she has no intentions of leaving the show!

Dockery has kept us all entertained playing Lady Mary in the hit ITV period drama since it first began back in 2010, but the future of her character was thrown into uncertainty in 2012 when, on Christmas Day, her on-screen husband, Matthew was killed off!
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Downton Abbey: Producer discusses end of show and Michelle Dockery thinks the amount of spoofs is funny!

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Since Downton Abbey first appeared on our ITV screens back in 2010 it has always been known that there has to be a time limit on it.

After all if we followed the lives of those living in the great estate from the 1920′s where it currently is, up until recent times, it would be less appealing as a period drama, and more like a soap!
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TV NEWS: Ripper Street hits Amazon, Ant & Dec’s knickers & Downton Abbey brings in the £££


Ripper Street fans have reason to rejoice this week as it’s been revealed the show will be returning for a third season.

BBC bosses recently confirmed that they sou;don’t be airing another run of the drama, which is set in Whitechapel in London’s East End in 1889, six months after the infamous Jack the Ripper murders.

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Downton Abbey: Dame Maggie Smith is NOT leaving show!


This has literally got to be the best news we have heard this year so far – Dame Maggie Smith is not leaving Downton Abbey!

One of Downton’s finest features since it first launched on our ITV screens back in 2010 was the Dowager Countess, whose razor sharp wit and sarcastic undertones lifted the show unlike anything else.
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Richard E Grant set to ‘shake things up’ on Downton Abbey & other SPOILERS!


Richard E Grant has joined the cast of Downton Abbey and he’s promised that his new character will cause waves on the ITV period drama. We would expect no less!

The Withnail and I star (he also appeared in the Spice Girls movie in case you didn’t know) was announced as a new cast member for the fifth series of the show recently and he filmed his first scenes with the cast this week.

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ITV announce new cast members to join Downton Abbey in its fifth series! Richard E. Grant, Anna Chancellor & more!

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Carnival Films and ITV have today announced that new cast members have signed up to series five of hit period drama Downton Abbey…

Richard E. Grant, of Withnail and I, Girls, Dom Hemingway and Gosford Park fame is to play the role of Simon Bricker who visits Downton as a guest of the Grantham family. Read more & comment »

George Clooney for Downton Abbey? Other stars keen for British cameo!


George Clooney has admitted that he would LOVE to star in ITV period drama Downton Abbey, however he just doesn’t feel he has the talent.

The handsome star is one of the highest paid actors in Hollywood, yet he doesn’t think he has the chops, or a good enough British accent to join the popular show.

Clooney is in London this week to promote his new movie The Monuments Men, and one of his co-stars in the film is Downton actor Hugh Bonneville. Hugh is best known in the UK as the Earl of Grantham from the hit ITV drama.

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Downton Abbey: Great Gatsby star Carey Mulligan to join cast?

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With Downton Abbey’s popularity ever growing, another Hollywood A-Lister has revealed a desire to be part of the cast!

Downton Abbey has attracted the attention of millions, capturing each and every heart along the way, making it one of the biggest TV drama exports the UK has ever seen.
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Downton Abbey: Hacker arrested for series 4 finale script!

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Ever since it first appeared on our screens back in 2010, Downton Abbey has been one of the most talked about dramas in UK TV history.

With only one series a year it leaves a lot of time for us all to speculate on what will happen next to the Crawley family in their plight to fit into post-war modern Britain.
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Downton Abbey: Hugh Bonneville says show could run for ten years and he hasn’t quit!


Since the end of the fourth series of Downton Abbey there has been much speculation over the future of the show.

This was initially sparked when creator Julian Fellowes went on record as saying that if his US counterpart project, The Gilded Age, was to start production there was no way he could work on both shows at the same time, causing many to believe that the fifth series, due to be shown this autumn, would in fact be the last.
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PBS has no intentions of moving Downton Abbey closer to British broadcast date

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Downton Abbey fans, it looks like you’ll just have to keep patient for your British fix as it has been confirmed that PBS’ broadcast schedule will not be changed.

Downton Abbey airs in the US on PBS several months after it airs in the UK on ITV.
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