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Five Things to Know About Downton's Michelle Dockery

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 8:49am

Michelle Dockery is a fan of Mad Men and My So Called Life, plays the guitar and grew up in a working class neighborhood worlds away from Downton’s posh setting. Spend a half hour with her and it would probably become...

Daisy's electric mixer causes friction downstairs. (Photo via WGBH.)

Downton Abbey Season 4:Mary’s New Loves, Branson and the Pesky Electric Mixer

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 9:01am

It’s official. Lady Mary will be getting not one but two main love interests! How do I know this? She said so herself. That is Michelle Dockery said so. In a flurry of interviews for the Television Critics Association...

Life may be looking up for Lady Edith in season 4 with more upbeat plotlines (Courtesy PBS.org)

Downton Abbey Season 4: It's Lady Edith Time!

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, August 8, 2013 - 7:02am

Things may be looking up for Lady Edith in Downton Abbey season 4. The frumpy middle sister had a tough time last season. She was dumped at the altar by Sir Anthony Strallan. The handsome newspaper editor Michael...

The Levinsons preside over a Downton garden party.

Downton Abbey Season 4 Preview: Levinson Family Reunion?

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 7:41am

More pictures from Downton Abbey Season 4 have surfaced, giving us more clues about what will happen in the series. These new photos show a Levinson family reunion of sorts with matriarch Martha presiding over a garden...

Did did she make the most of loving him?

Sing the Downton Abbey Theme Song. Here are the Lyrics

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, July 29, 2013 - 11:05am

Did you know that the Downton Abbey theme song has lyrics? No I didn’t either! The name of the song is officially “Did I Make the Most of Loving You.” Don Black, the legendary lyricist behind the Oscar winning tune “...

Downton Abbey Engagement Calendar (Photo from Downton Abbey Addicts)

New Photos from the Downton Abbey Calendar Give Clues About Season 4

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, July 26, 2013 - 10:20am

Check out these photos from the upcoming Downton Abbey Engagement calendar. Look closely and they may give away clues as to what is coming up in season 4: Edith going ahead with an affair with her editor and being happy...

Kate Middleton and Prince William emerge with their new infant son. Might they name him George- like George Crawley? (Photo BBC)

Could the Royal Baby Name be Inspired by Downton Abbey?

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 6:09am

Update: Prince William and Kate Middleton named their baby George Alexander Louis! The official report is that they took George because that is the name of Queen Elizabeth II's father. Alexander is the male version of...

Widower Tom Branson may be finding love in the arms of his new live in governess. (Photo courtesy Masterpiece Theatre)

Branson and Rose Finding Love at Downton Abbey

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 2:00am

Love is in the air at Downton Abbey for Branson and Rose. Don’t worry! They aren’t getting together. But there are reports that they will find love interests in season four. Hypable.com reports that British actress...

You Can Get This Look: Imitate Lady Mary's pouty red lips with a new line of lipsticks from Marks & Spencer.

Look, Smell and Drink Like Downton Abbey

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 11:22am

You too can look, smell and drink like the seductive ice queen Lady Mary. Or at least a British retailer and a wine maker want to help you to do so. Britain’s Marks...

Downton Producers Talk Killing Matthew and Possibly Resurrecting Him

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, June 28, 2013 - 5:02am

The discussions about cousin Matthew’s death don’t seem to die. (Dan Stevens sort of apologized for his characters untimely death on Christmas day.) When the Downton Abbey creator/writer Julian Fellowes, producer...

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