Elizabeth McGovern: ‘I did feel like a fish out of water for a long time. I don’t anymore.’ Photograph: Aaron Richter/New York Times

The British period drama Downton Abbey launched in a nice teatime telly slot on ITV in 2010, looking decidedly out of place on a medium then defined b(...)

Downton Abbey: disarming and charming

Allow me a moment of TV archaeology. Close to 50 years ago, Upstairs Downstairs, the unmistakable forerunner to Downton Abbey, almost shook apart over(...)

Downton Abbey, which won three Golden Globes and 15 Emmys, is to be made into a film.

A big screen transfer for Downton Abbey has been rumoured for almost as long as the hit show ran on television. But on Friday the movie was confirmed,(...)

Meritt Wever and Michelle Dockery in ‘Godless’

 Even the western frontier has its limits, and, at the start of Netflix’s Godless, a young outlaw seems to discover his own. This is Roy Goode (J(...)

Jim Carrey returns in ‘Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond - The Story of Jim Carrey & Andy Kaufman With a Very Special, Contractually Obligated Mention of Tony Clifton.’

Alias Grace Netflix, November 3rd Margaret Atwood has become the primetime prophet of modern streaming services. Alias Grace may have some sartorial(...)

Jodie Whittaker will become the first woman to play the Time Lord in Doctor Who, the BBC has revealed. File photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Broadchurch star Jodie Whittaker will become the first female Doctor in Doctor Who, the BBC has announced. The actress (35), will take over from Pete(...)

Charlotte Rampling and Jim Broadbent

Ritesh Batra, director of the charming, but sentimental The Lunchbox, does not seem like an obvious choice to tackle Julian Barnes’s cool, dryly comic(...)

The final episode of Downton Abbey ended on a high. Photo: ITV/PA Wire

The final episode of Downton Abbey beat Strictly Come Dancing to win the battle of the Christmas Day ratings as 6.6 million tuned in to wish a fond fa(...)

Michelle Dockery: Golden Globe nominated actor who plays Lady Mary Crawley in Downton Abbey said her fiance John Dineen had been “a tower of strength” during his 15-month struggle with a rare cancer. Photograph: Nick Briggs© Carnival Film & Television Ltd

Downton Abbey star Michelle Dockery paid tribute to her “hero”, fiancé John Dineen yesterday at his requiem Mass, which was attended by large numbers(...)

 Michelle Dockery and John Dineen pictured in the Royal Box on Centre Court at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon in 2014.  Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Downton Abbey star Michelle Dockery paid tribute to her “hero” of a fiancé John Dineen at his requiem mass in Co Cork. Ms Dockery got engaged to Mr D(...)

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