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The Lady of Downton Abbey Throws Some Props to the Lord

David Hinckley | Posted 12.24.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

Don't take that as a spoiler. Even though the series wraps up in the U.K. on Christmas Day, everyone involved maintains a vow of silence on this side of the pond concerning the upcoming endpoint.

Penelope Wilton Breaks Down Isobel and Violet as the Elder Stateswomen of 'Downton Abbey'

David Hinckley | Posted 12.21.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

Among many other things, the end of Downton Abbey this March will wrap up one of TV's most charming buddy relationships, between Maggie Smith's Dowager Countess Violet and Penelope Wilton's Isobel Crawley.

'Downton Abbey' Cast Plays A Dirty Game Of Cards Against Humanity

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 12.21.2015 | Entertainment

They might play refined lords and ladies on screen, but there's nothing like a game of Cards Against Humanity to shake up the aristocracy. For the se...

'Downton Abbey' Star Michelle Dockery Gives Emotional Speech At Boyfriend's Funeral

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 12.17.2015 | Entertainment

"Downton Abbey" actress Michelle Dockery's boyfriend, John Dineen, died Sunday morning after reportedly battling a rare form of cancer. The 34-year-o...

'Downton Abbey' Star Michelle Dockery's Boyfriend, John Dineen, Dies At 34

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 12.15.2015 | Entertainment

"Downton Abbey" star Michelle Dockery's boyfriend, John Dineen, has died after reportedly battling a rare form of cancer. He was 34. According to ITV...

'Downton Abbey' Stars Speak In American Accents, Lose Their Cool

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 12.11.2015 | Entertainment

Let's hope the dowager doesn't hear this! On Thursday night's episode of "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," Michelle Dockery, Allen Leech and Hugh ...

How Do You Follow Downton Abbey? You Probably Don't

David Hinckley | Posted 12.01.2016 | Media
David Hinckley

With the final Downton Abbey countdown under way, it's time to extend a little sympathy to PBS for facing this season's TV mission impossible: replacing the most popular show in network history.

British Tea Etiquette: How to Drink it Downton Abbey-Style

Jo Bryant | Posted 12.01.2016 | Taste
Jo Bryant

The British famously believe that nearly everything can be cured by a cup of tea. Every day in the UK, we consume more than 165m cups of the stuff, but there is a grand version of this soothing, simple hot drink: traditional tea, enjoyed at around 4:00 p.m., accompanied by savouries and cakes. It is a British ritual that comes with age-old etiquette rules which are still adhered to today.

Prairie-oke Returns to the Cavern Club: A Q&A With Little House's Alison Arngrim

Xaque Gruber | Posted 11.11.2016 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

Inspired by TV's Little House On The Prairie, writer/director Dane Whitlock's outrageous parody, Prairie-oke, won raves during its 2013 premiere at Silver Lake's Cavern Club (incidentally L.A.'s best underground theatre space).

23 Brilliant Items Every London Lover Needs In Their Life

The Huffington Post | Abigail Williams | Posted 10.29.2015 | Travel

Of all the cities in all the world, London just wins. Home to Shakespeare, Keats, and Benedict Cumberbatch, London is one of the most culturally rich ...

Downton Abbey Goes to Spain (And Gets Hot)

Lev Raphael | Posted 09.22.2016 | Entertainment
Lev Raphael

There's constant interaction and tension between the serving staff and the feuding Alarcón family who own the hotel; episode after episode of scandal, skulduggery, crime, illicit passion; and much more. The hotel is bursting with secrets and lies.

Duchess of Cambridge 'Overstayed' Her Visit To 'Downton Abbey' Set

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 01.13.2017 | Entertainment

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, visited the set of “Downton Abbey” last March to the delight of the cast and crew. At least, most of them. “We ...

Will Maggie Smith Finally Descend Below The Stairs By The End Of 'Downton'?

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 09.17.2015 | Entertainment

"I haven't been into the kitchens in twenty years!" the Dowager Countess exclaims in the latest "Downton Abbey" Season 6 trailer. "Do you got your pas...

Lady Mary Might Be In For More Heartbreak By 'Downton' Series Finale

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 09.10.2015 | Entertainment

With the sixth and final "Downton Abbey" season set to premiere Sept. 20 on the U.K.'s ITV, rumors are circulating on how it all will end. C...

Queen Elizabeth Points Out 'Downton Abbey' Mistakes For Fun

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 09.04.2015 | Entertainment

"They do tend to get it right," Brian Hoey, a Queen Elizabeth biographer, told People this week of the writers and producers of "Downton Abbey." Indee...

'Downton Abbey' Season 6 Trailer Previews An Emotional Goodbye

The Huffington Post | Lauren Zupkus | Posted 08.30.2015 | Entertainment

As "Downton Abbey" fans are well aware, the period drama's upcoming sixth season will be its last. A new trailer for the season, which premieres in th...

Email Your Mother, Mabel

Sandy Thomas | Posted 08.11.2016 | Arts
Sandy Thomas

A day of rest? Not so much. We did sleep later than usual, and decided to treat ourselves to a posh breakfast. We wanted sit down food, not takeaway, and curry need not apply. Heading to Waverly place, there's a tourist information store, which sold us a detailed map of Edinburgh.

Forget Downton Abbey, Blenheim Palace is #1

Rick Steves | Posted 07.27.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

I nearly skipped Blenheim Palace this year, thinking that on a gorgeous Sunday in July this palace near Oxford would be a mob scene. It was nearly empty.

Mad Men Has A Decent Shot At A Record 5th Best Drama Emmy, But Should It Win?

William Bradley | Posted 09.19.2015 | Entertainment
William Bradley

It would make perfect sense for Mad Men to win its record-setting fifth Best Drama Emmy. And it's high time for Jon Hamm, after eight nominations for his masterful performance as the iconic Don Draper, to finally take the Best Actor prize.

Life Is Measured in Memories. Take Time to Make Some

Farsh Askari | Posted 07.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Farsh Askari

So now, instead of futile reluctance to acknowledge that life is racing by or being regretful of the many, many days spent doing routine things I don't remember because they're mundane and not spiritually exalting, I plan things that will lift me up emotionally.

'Downton Abbey' Inspires New Mattress Collection | Posted 06.16.2015 | HuffPost Home

Soon, you'll be able to sleep like you're a guest of the aristocratic Crawley family....

Gautier Capuçon: On Elgar's Cello Concerto, at San Francisco Symphony, 5/27-31

Sean Martinfield | Posted 05.22.2016 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

The Elgar concerto is one of the most beloved works in the classic cello repertoire. It is the last major work of the composer and one frequently described as contemplative, reflective and elegiac.

Downton Abbey, Grantchester and Beyond: Q&A With Composer John Lunn

Xaque Gruber | Posted 05.20.2016 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

If you want a spectacular score to accompany your British drama series, then look no further than John Lunn, the maestro behind the music for Grantchester, Little Dorrit, The White Queen, Shetland and Downton Abbey.

12 Great Relationships That Never Happened

Posted 04.16.2015 | Entertainment

Remember the time that C.J. and Toby finally realized they were madly in love and began a romantic relationship that went down in favorite-TV-couples ...

A Farewell to Instagrams

Dorian de Wind | Posted 05.27.2015 | Comedy
Dorian de Wind

Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Ill.) distinguished himself during a short, meteoric career in Congress by, among other, decorating his Capitol Hill office in a...