It is no wonder Julian Ovenden looks so comfortable amongst the high-end aristocracy in Downton Abbey, he is used to hanging out with royals.
The actor, who plays Charles Blake in the hit ITV period drama, has revealed that he is more than used to swinging in such elite circles, as his father used to work for the Queen. Read more & comment »
The fourth series of Downton Abbey left us all wondering which of her new suitors Lady Mary would pick to be her husband.
Having had proposals from both Tony Gillingham (Tom Cullen) and Charles Blake (Julian Ovenden) at the end of the last series, it really did seem like the widow was spoilt for choice. Read more & comment »
In the last series of Downton Abbey, we viewers – though still mourning the passing of Matthew Crawley – were happy for Lady Mary when she finally threw off her widow’s weeds and had her pick of not one but two potential new suitors…
And those love interests were Tony Gillingham and Charles Blake, roles played by actors Tom Cullen and Julian Ovenden respectively, and it’s Julian who may have hinted that there’s some wartime action ahead for his character in the new series of Downton. Read more & comment »
It’s hard to believe that this Sunday will see the last instalment of the current series of Downton Abbey, but before the depressions starts sinking in we still have a whopper of an episode to look forward to – and we have some pics to show you in advance!
We were all left shocked by the fact the not only is Lady Edith pregnant, but that she is not married to the father as he is not only missing, but still married to someone else! Read more & comment »
With the much-anticipated fourth series of Downton Abbey well underway, production wise, and with the promise of a different direction and new faces following the exits of three of the show’s most loved characters, we thought we would give you the opportunity to get acquainted with the new characters confirmed so far for the new series.
Downton Abbey has achieved global popularity since hitting out ITV screens back in 2010, and was quickly cemented in the history books as one of this country’s classics. Read more & comment »
With all the recent chopping and changing of the Downton Abbey cast list, it has now been revealed that one face from last year who wasn’t expected to be returning, Shirley MacLaine, is set to reprise her role as Martha Levinson!
We reported last month how show bosses had expressed a desire for Hollywood actress MacLaine, who plays the modern-world embracing mother of Lady Cora (Elizabeth McGovern) to make a return in series 4 of the hit ITV period drama, but that her busy schedule probably meant that was unlikely. Read more & comment »
After months of searching it would seem that bosses at Downton Abbey have finally found a suitable actor to play a new love interest for Lady Mary, but with three new male actors being cast, the question remains which one will be Mr Right?
Bosses at Downton Abbey confirmed earlier this year how, after the untimely death of Matthew Crawley (Dan Stevens), his widow Lady Mary (Michelle Dockery) would be finding a new male companion in the fourth series, which has just begun filming. Read more & comment »