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Maggie Smith

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  • Angelina Jolie Honored by British Government

    LONDON -- Angelina Jolie, who is special envoy of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, has been honored by the British government for her work to end sexual violence in war zones. Jolie was in London this week attending a major conference that is...
  • Bob Hoskins, actor known as 'the Cockney Cagney,' dies at 71

    Bob Hoskins, a British actor whose powerful screen presence earned him a reputation as "the Cockney Cagney" and who, at 5 feet 6 and with a face he likened to a squashed cabbage, gave the short, bald men of the world a reason to swagger, has died. He...
  • 'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike' A Great Comic Party

    'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike' A Great Comic Party
    The show: "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" at Hartford Stage First impressions: Throw a dart at a map and you're likely to find one theater or another in the provinces doing Christopher Durang's Tony Award-winning comedy. There's good reason for...
  • TV This Week, March 2 - 8: 'The Trip to Bountiful' on Lifetime

    TV This Week, March 2 - 8: 'The Trip to Bountiful' on Lifetime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 2-8, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   -------------------- SUNDAY See famous folks in all their finery in "On...
  • Under the spell of Highclere Castle and 'Downton Abbey'

    Under the spell of Highclere Castle and 'Downton Abbey'
    NEWBURY, England — He is a farmer, she says, and she is a farmer's wife. They are active in their community. She writes a bit on the side, her writing room only recently having been wired for electricity. On my recent visit to her home, she was...
  • Helen Mirren wins another award for playing Queen Elizabeth II

    Helen Mirren wins another award for playing Queen Elizabeth II
    Helen Mirren keeps winning awards for playing Queen Elizabeth II. The actress won multiple trophies, including an Oscar in 2007, for her role in "The Queen." Earlier this year, she collected an Olivier Award -- London's equivalent of the Tony Award --...
  • The Gold Standard: Bet on Michael Douglas to win a SAG Award

    The Gold Standard: Bet on Michael Douglas to win a SAG Award
    The Screen Actors Guild Award nominations were announced five minutes ago and the awards won't be announced for another month. But let's take a wild stab at predicting the winners anyway. Not that this group is that hard to read. SAG voters have...
  • Christopher Durang hangs with Chekhov, meets Tony

    Christopher Durang hangs with Chekhov, meets Tony
    NEW YORK — A few years ago, playwright Christopher Durang began wondering "what if" a bunch of Anton Chekhov's characters lived in Bucks County, Penn., as he did. And what if two of the older ones lived in a nice stone farmhouse like his for not...
  • 'Downton Abbey' fashion: Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery work their staid silks and subdued tones

     
    "There should not be anything that jars," "Downton Abbey" costume designer Caroline McCall says. "And I would hope that [viewers] just get caught up in it and lost in it. We are trying to create this world as authentically as we can."...
  • 'Downton Abbey' recap: Season 4, Part 6, A little (pig-related) romance

    'Downton Abbey' recap: Season 4, Part 6, A little (pig-related) romance
    All it takes is a little swine emergency for Mary to claim herself a third suitor.  It's about a year after Matthew's death, and, yeah, it's a bit jarring to see Mary pursued by three men so soon. But it's also a bit fun. Well, Lord Gillingham is fun....
  • McNamara's Picks: 'Ripper Street,' 'Downton Abbey,' 'The Americans'

    McNamara's Picks: 'Ripper Street,' 'Downton Abbey,' 'The Americans'
    "Ripper Street": The BBC’s Victorian-era crime procedural set in London’s East End during the years following the grisly Jack the Ripper murders returns to BBC America on Saturday. Detective Inspector Edmund Reid (Matthew Macfadyen) and...