Granny Clampett and the Dowager Countess of Grantham? Practically identical! Both are feisty old ladies who dress retro, speak their minds, happily manipulate family members and offer plenty of sage advice to the "young 'uns. "
If you're just not willing to wait another three months before you can once again hear Mrs. Patmore clattering around down in the kitchen or listen in as Anna confides in Lady Mary upstairs, I might have a solution for you.
Downton Abbey sweeps back on to Sunday-night television in Britain this weekend, much to the delight of its avid fan base. While the British public has long had a love affair with costume drama -- not to mention Dame Maggie Smith -- the rest of the world has also taken the show to its bosom.
In this bestselling mystery written by Lawrence Block , Neeson plays a retired NYPD detective Scudder haunted by demons who has been manipulated in solving the kidnapping of drug king pin Kenny Kristo's (Dan Stevens) wife.
My experience is that women sometimes are their own worst enemies. We are harder on ourselves than anyone around us. If you think you can't do it, you probably can't. Believe in yourself. You will succeed.
"We have a fantastic historical adviser who is with us on set pretty much 24/7 and he is always on hand to answer any questions we may have, about the history, the etiquette, how to turn down a bed, how to stand..."