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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.

Jessica Fellowes Goes Behind the Scenes of Downton Abbey

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 03.08.2015 | Entertainment
Lois Alter Mark

I sat down with Jessica Fellowes, author of three juicy coffee table books about the award-winning series and niece to show creator Julian Fellowes, to get the inside scoop about the new season.

Sleep Like An Aristocrat's Fancy Guest At The Real Life Downton Abbey Estate

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 12.18.2014 | Travel

Good news for the history buff or Downton Abbey fanatic in your life. Visitors can now stay at England's Highclere Castle, the site where the acclaime...

Sneak Peek of Downton Abbey Season 5

Helene Cohen Bludman | Posted 02.10.2015 | Entertainment
Helene Cohen Bludman

This week I was lucky to get a preview of Downton Abbey Season 5 and although the Downton folks are pretttty tight-lipped about revealing too much, here are some snippets that I can share.

The Crawleys Are Back: Why The World Loves Downton Abbey

High50 | Posted 11.18.2014 | Fifty
High50

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.

Big George Clooney Wedding Rumor Surfaces

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.27.2014 | Celebrity

Watch out, Kimye; George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin may one-up your Florence fortress wedding with a lavish European wedding of their own in a famous ...

You Can Visit The Real Life 'Downton Abbey'

Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

If you fancy yourself an anglophile, daydream about aristocracy or have patiently awaited the return of "Downton Abbey," then a visit to Highclere Cas...

The Hipster's Summer Guide: Bowie's Glamorama at the V&A and Where to Talk It Through

Susan Michals | Posted 07.23.2013 | Travel
Susan Michals

Plan ahead -- not just for this exhibition but for London travel in general. Below are a smattering of suggestions for visiting London -- and witnessing the glitteringly glam career of Mr. Bowie.