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Downton Abbey Dish #30

Deborah Gilbert | October 27, 2014
Downton Abbey Dish #30

As Halloween nears, it’s time for ghosts of seasons past to come out, for thoughts to turn to things that go bump in the night and, more importantly, to what am I going to go dressed as? Will you be …

Forever Summertime

Casey de Pont | October 15, 2014
Forever Summertime

When George and Ira Gershwin began setting DuBose Heyward’s lyrics to the now iconic tune of Summertime in 1933, the brothers likely had no idea how ubiquitous their composition would eventually become. Over 25,000 different versions have been recorded, with …

Downton Abbey Dish #29

Deborah Gilbert | October 6, 2014
Downton Abbey Dish #29

OK kids, time to take a breather from binge-watching The Roosevelts to get back to another crazy, mixed-up family: The Crawleys. The Roosevelts series was fabulous though, wasn’t it? But I was disappointed about one thing: That Ken Burns egregiously …

Downton Abbey Dish #29, Continued: Exhibit at Winterthur

Deborah Gilbert | October 6, 2014
Downton Abbey Dish #29, Continued: Exhibit at Winterthur

As you enter the The Costumes of Downton Abbey exhibit at the Winterthur Museum in Wilmington, Delware, you are greeted by this very fitting quote from Oscar Wilde, “I love acting because it’s so much more real than life.”   Lidz …

Downton Abbey Dish #28

Deborah Gilbert | September 12, 2014
Downton Abbey Dish #28

Greetings Downtonians! This summer has flown by and I feel that I have been a bit remiss in attending to my Downton Abbey Dispatch duties. But now that there’s a little nip in the air, I’ve been thinking about pulling …

Downton Abbey Dish #27

Deborah Gilbert | July 27, 2014
Downton Abbey Dish #27

What better way to beat the summer heat than with some reruns of wintertime shows? You can settle down in front of the telly and pretend you’re snowed in in February (which you likely didn’t appreciate at the time, but …

Top 10 Reasons to Love Sir Ian McKellen

Elisa Lichtenbaum | July 17, 2014
Top 10 Reasons to Love Sir Ian McKellen

London Lovebirds: Sirs Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi in Vicious. (Photo: ITV/Brown Eyed Boy Limited 2013) Vicious, the latest addition to THIRTEEN’s popular Britcom line-up, stars Sirs Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi as London partners who bicker so much they …

Downton Abbey Dish #26

Deborah Gilbert | April 29, 2014
Downton Abbey Dish #26

Greetings Downtonians! It’s been weeks since Carson and Mrs. Hughes waded into the rolling deep and the picture faded to black, leaving us bereft and wondering what happens next. Winter is gone now, spring has finally sprung (it had to …

Downton Abbey: Season 4 Wrap-Up

Deborah Gilbert | March 25, 2014
Downton Abbey: Season 4 Wrap-Up

Tis’ a weekend afternoon, a few weeks since the finale of Downton Abbey on Masterpiece and I’m making like Mrs. Patmore and preparing my dinners for the week, thinking about what we just witnessed; a year in the life of …

Downton Abbey: Season 4, Episode 8 — The Finale

Deborah Gilbert | February 23, 2014
Downton Abbey: Season 4, Episode 8 — The Finale

Sigh. I know, I know. Parting is such sweet sorrow, innit? But let’s not think of tonight as just the end of the season: Let’s think of it as the beginning of the countdown to Downton Abbey Season 5, already …

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