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Prisoner remake Wentworth adds to acclaim
Prisoner remake Wentworth adds to acclaim with Monte Carlo festival nodsHerald SunPutting them in the same orbit as TV superstars Kevin Spacey, Dame Maggie Smith and Sir Ian McKellen, Wentworth's Danielle Cormack and Robbie Magasiva are in contention for the Golden Nymphs competition, which will award the world's best on the box ...
Posted on 19 April 2014 | 3:07 am
Gardner hits 2-run HR to help Louisville
Gardner hits 2-run HR to help Louisville beat UCF 3-2The Courier-JournalJeff Garder hit a two-run homer in the first inning and the University of Louisville's Sutton Whiting singled to drive in Will Smith with the winning run in the fifth as the No. 7 Cardinals ended a three-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over ...
Posted on 19 April 2014 | 1:42 am
The Dafftas: Which Welsh stars get your vote
WalesOnlineThe Dafftas: Which Welsh stars get your vote in our alternative to the Baftas?WalesOnlineYou'd think playing the young Maggie Thatcher in a Hollywood blockbuster would be a difficult part to top, but Ammanford's Roache managed it in style. The way she slowly peeled away at the many layers of her character Becky in Channel Four's 2013 ...and more »
Posted on 19 April 2014 | 1:29 am
Penn State women's lacrosse: Nittany Lions
Centre Daily TimesPenn State women's lacrosse: Nittany Lions upend Johns HopkinsCentre Daily TimesJenna Mosketti netted a pair of Penn State goals while one each came from the sticks of Tatum Coffey, Jess Loizeaux, Maggie McCormick, Kelly Lechner, Kristin Brent and Ally Heavens. Taylor D'Amore put in four goals for the Blue Jays (12-3, 2-3), Sammy ...and more »
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 9:44 pm
Nieman's homer, Donnelly's pitching give
Nieman's homer, Donnelly's pitching give Waldorf 31st victoryMason City Globe GazetteWhile Donnelly was keeping the Eagles off-balance at the plate, the Warriors added another run in the sixth inning on an RBI single from Carla Smith with two outs. However, that clutch hitting with two outs went the ... The Warriors, who received three ...and more »
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 8:06 pm
Morning Media Mix: Anna Wintour, the DowagerThursday morning media links
Posted on 17 April 2014 | 6:41 am
Best Shakespeare productions: Much Ado AboutFrom Robert Stephens and Maggie Smith to Simon Russell Beale and Zoë Wanamaker, countless duos have sparred as Benedick and Beatrice. What's your favourite version? Continue reading...
Posted on 17 April 2014 | 1:29 am
Snapshot: Artist Helen Hazen reads GrishamPainter Helen Hazen moved to Greenland 15 years ago, after retiring from a career in the arts. She spent 12 years as a "traveling" arts instructor serving three public schools in Walpole, Mass. The next 12 years were in administration in Boston...
Posted on 11 April 2014 | 11:18 pm
2014 Emmy Predictions: Best Drama SupportingAnna Gunn, Maggie Smith, Christine Baranski and Christina Hendricks are looking pretty safe to nab their third straight nominations in this category, but the pair that join them are much more of a mystery. Can Michelle Monaghan and Betsy Brandt ride overall love waves for "True Detective" and "Breaking Bad" to (deserved) nominations? Or will someone from "Game of Thrones" make it? Below are ...
Posted on 7 April 2014 | 7:04 pm
Downton Abbey's Creator Julian FellowesNo tweeting from the upstairs, or downstairs, at the sprawling Crawley residence! But we have to admit, it would be highly entertaining to see the Dowager Countess of Grantham (Maggie Smith)...
Posted on 6 April 2014 | 2:49 pm
'Downton Abbey' exhibit offers fascinatingSeeing the mansion itself and the exhibit is the perfect answer to the Dowager Countess of Grantham's (Dame Maggie Smith) non-rhetorical question, "What is a weekend?" "Is there anything more thrilling than a new frock?" as Lady Sybil (Jessica Brown ...
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 7:23 am
Mark Steyn: The slow death of free speechThe Leveson Inquiry declaration of support signed by all those London luvvies like Emma Thompson, Tom Stoppard, Maggie Smith, Bob Geldof and Ian McKellen is the stage that comes after that House of Commons Science and Technology Committee — when the most ...
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 7:04 am
Jessica Brown Findlay Talks Quitting“It was great to be a part of something that people love,” she said. “It was amazing to act with people like Mags [Maggie Smith] who I had grown up watching on TV.” “I don’t regret my decision,” she added. “I kind of had a gut feelin
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 2:19 am
Easter 2014: best film on TV today, GoodMaggie Smith, Julie Walters and Ian Richardson get ample opportunity to strut their stuff as various pompous relatives and neighbours. Although digital techniques have become more nuanced and "real" in the years since the original, it marked the beginning ...
Posted on 17 April 2014 | 10:26 pm
Insurrection fictionIt was made into a film in 1999 starring Michael Gambon and Maggie Smith, with the screenplay written by John Banville. Guests of the Nation, Frank O’Connor (1931) Guests of the Nation is the title story of the 1931 Frank O’Connor short story ...
Posted on 17 April 2014 | 7:55 pm