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Daniel Brookes' filming experience as an Extra in Death Comes To Pemberley (Part 2)

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This past Monday, I posted here part 1 of Daniel Brookesfilming experience as an Extra from Pride & Prejudice (2005) movie. Today, I'm posting here, part 2 (and the last part) of his filming experience in a TV or film set. This time, he was an Extra on BBC1/Masterpiece Mystery's Death Comes to Pemberley starringMatthew Rhys(as Mr. Darcy) andAnna Maxwell Martin (as Elizabeth Darcy...née Bennet). 

See some DCTPon set and BTS photos of Daniel and read his filming experience as an extra below...

Happy Birthday Rosamund Pike!

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Today (January 27th) is the lovely and ethereally beautiful, recently nominated (and winner in some awards) for Best Actress (for her outstanding performance as Amy Dunne in Gone Girl) in various film critics awards plus Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Academy Award nomineeRosamund Pike (aka Pride & Prejudice's own Jane Bennet)'s 36th Birthday! All the best to her on her upcoming film projects. Best wishes and good luck to her on the upcoming BAFTAs and Academy Awards next month!

Born Rosamund Mary Elizabeth Pike in (Hammersmith) London, England, UK. Miss Pike is an only child, her parents are Julian and Caroline Pike. Her father Julian is a professional opera singer, whilst her mother Caroline is a concert violinistRead more of Rosamund Pike's Biography here.

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Casting Net: Rosamund Pike, Joel Kinnaman co-star in 'The Bends'

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Daniel Brookes' filming experience as an Extra in Pride & Prejudice 2005 movie (Part 1)

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Later this year, in the Fall of 2015, Pride & Prejudice (2005) film will be celebrating its 10th year anniversary of its theatrical release(September in the UK and November in the US). One of the movie's extras, Daniel Brookes (who met most of the main cast on P&P movie set) has shared here his filming experience as one of the Militia men and his meeting Keira Knightley again in one of her movie premieres in London earlier last year. He was also an extra at another P&P related adaptation, the recently BBC and Masterpiece Mystery aired, Death Comes to Pemberley. He is sharing here his filming experience for that one as well, which will be posted here in a part 2 post very soon or sometime later this week.

For now, read Daniel's wonderful filming experience as an Extra in P&P movie with some on set and BTS photos and more below...

Photos: Rosamund Pike at SAG Awards 2015

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GorgeousRosamund Pike (Best Actress SAG nominee for ) in attended the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 25, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.
FYI: Rosamund is wearing a Christian Dior haute couture dress and shoes with Fred Leighton jewels.

See new photos of RP from the red carpet and award show below...

Photos: Keira Knightley at SAG Awards 2015

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Stunningly gorgeousKeira Knightley (Best Supporting Actress SAG Nominee for as well as the cast Ensemble nominee),with her husband James Righton, attended the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 25, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.
FYI: Keira is wearing an Erdem dress, Repossi jewelry, and Tabitha Simmons shoes.

See new photos of KK from the PGA and SAG awardsred carpet and award show below...

The Cast of Downton Abbey wins 2015 SAG Awards Ensemble in a Drama Series!

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Last night, while Season 5Episode 4 of Downton Abbey was showing on PBS Masterpiece, the 21st SAG Awards was held and aired on TNT. Downton Abbey(co-star asIsobel Crawley) won their second SAG award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series. 

See a few photos of 5 of the DA cast who attended and watch their acceptance speech below...

On TV Tonight: Watch Penelope Wilton in Season 5 - Episode 4 of Downton Abbey on PBS Masterpiece

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Tonight Episode 4 of Downton Abbey(co-star asIsobel Crawley)'s season 5 continues on PBS Masterpiece at 9/8c. Episode 4 will be 60minutes long!

The new season starts with an intimately interlaced stories centered on an English country estate—a deliciously entertaining formula that has made it the highest-rated drama in PBS history. Downton Abbey, Season 5, airs Sundays, January 4 - March 1, 2015 on MASTERPIECE on PBS.

Episode 4 (60 minutes)
As Edith's access to Marigold slips away, news about Gregson arrives. An unwell Thomas returns, Mary meets her match, and police suspicions narrow.Watch the early Season 5 preview trailer and a sneak peek scene from Episode 4 and more below...

Watch|Listen: Two-time Oscar Nominee Keira Knightley singing the Oscar Nominated song 'Lost Stars' from 'Begin Again' OST

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I know I have previously posted about Begin Again theme song, Lost Stars here (about 7 months ago, June 2014), but I thought it's worth revisiting and posting here again because who knew 7 months later this song would be nominated for both the Critics Choice Movie Awards and the Oscars, right? I knew it was submitted and in short list contention for an Oscar nomination for Best Original Song, but one never knows if it'll make it or not. It didn't get a nod on the recent Golden Globe Awards. Fortunately, when the Oscar Nominations was announced last Thursday, I was hoping, though didn't expect it to get nominated, but it did. So glad it was nominated because I love the song (I have it on repeat on my iPod playlist since I downloaded the track a few months ago) and Keira Knightley(who is nominated for Best Supporting Actress for The Imitation Game, with the film scoring 8Oscar nominations, sounded great with this song and) did very good singing it (loved her version mor…

Must-See Winter/Spring 2015 TV & Films starring Pride & Prejudice (2005) Actors

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2014 is now last year and we're now in the New Year 2015! You know what that means, right? New TV series/returning shows and movies to look forward to this Winter and Spring from ourfavorite P&P (2005) actors! Continuing my annual list of some Pride & Prejudice (2005) alumni with a new movie and TV series or mini-series starting this month of January through April of 2015 (as well as a few upcoming films to see in mid to late 2015!).
Featured P&P (2005) actors:Rosamund Pike, Keira Knightley, Matthew Macfadyen, Carey MulliganJena MaloneKelly Reilly, Rupert Friend, Tamzin Merchant, Tom Hollander, Donald Sutherland,, and

The following P&P '05actors has new films (and returning TV series) to be releasedthis Winter/Spring and Summer/Fall 2015...

Tamzin Merchant on Belle and Sebastian's new album cover and featured in music video 'Nobody's Empire'

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Did I just see Darcy's little sister Georgiana Darcy featured in Belle and Sebastian's latest Nobody's Empire music video? (Thanks to Sara on Devoted P&P FB fan page for the heads up!) Yes and No. Well, no as in not the character Georgiana Darcy per se...but yes, the actress, Tamzin Merchant, who played her in Pride & Prejudice (2005) movie. She's also featured on the new album cover (see image above ^) of Belle and Sebastian (an indie pop band formed in Glasgow in January 1996. Led by Stuart Murdoch, they've released 9 albums), titled Girls In Peace Time Want To Dance, which is actually released today, from Matador Records.

Sebastian and Belle's ninth studio album ’Girls in Peacetime Want To Dance’ is released on Jan 19th/20th and is available to pre-order now in the following formats: Digital (iTunes come with pre-order bonus track ‘Piggy In The Middle‘ and pre-order bonus ‘A Politician’s Silence’)
CD (with 24 page booklet)
Vinyl: 2x LP gatefold vinyl
Box…

On TV Tonight: Watch Penelope Wilton in Season 5 - Episode 3 of Downton Abbey on PBS Masterpiece

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Tonight Episode 3 of Downton Abbey(co-star asIsobel Crawley)'s season 5 continues on PBS Masterpiece at 9/8c. Episode 3 will be 60minutes long!

Congratulations to Joanne Froggatt (Anna Bates), winner of the 2015 Golden Globe Award for Downton Abbey!
Learn all about Joanne Froggett, winner of the 2015 Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries or Movie, her character Anna, and the Downton Abbeyepisode that launched her harrowing storyline. [Spotlight: Golden Globe Stars: See the Masterpiece Alumni including Keira Knightley!]
The new season starts with an intimately interlaced stories centered on an English country estate—a deliciously entertaining formula that has made it the highest-rated drama in PBS history. Downton Abbey, Season 5, airs Sundays, January 4 - March 1, 2015 on MASTERPIECE on PBS.

Episode 3 (60 minutes)
Mary checks in to a hotel and checks out a potential mate. The specter of Green is revived when the police come to Downton. And…

Photos: Keira Knightley and Rosamund Pike at 20th Annual Critics Choice Movie Awards

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New Academy Award nomineeRosamund Pike (Best Actress for ) and now two-time Academy Award nomineeKeira Knightley (Best Supporting Actress for ) attended the 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards at the Hollywood Palladium last night on January 15, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

It's interesting that they both have been attending the same award shows recently and they still haven't been seen reuniting, mingling, or photographed together. I wonder why. Are they not friends anymore? What happened to their Bennet sisterhood?

13 Acting Oscar Nominations for Pride & Prejudice movie stars Judi Dench, Brenda Blethyn, Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan, and Rosamund Pike!

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Congratulations to new Academy Award nomineeRosamund Pike (Best Actress for ) and now two-time Academy Award nomineeKeira Knightley (Best Supporting Actress for )! Fresh off today's 2015 Oscar Nominations, Rosamund is joining her former Pride & Prejudice co-stars Keira (she just scored her 2nd Oscar nomination in 9 years! She was, of course, nominated for Best Actress for her outstanding performance as Elizabeth Bennet in P&P movie),Carey Mulligan (Best Actress nomination for An Education, which Carey co-starred with Peter Saarsgard, Dominic Cooper, and Rosamund Pike), Brenda Blethyn (she was nominated twice), and dame Judi Dench with 7 total nominations and won an Oscar for her Supporting role in Shakespeare In Love) as one of the now 5 P&P (2005) actresses with Acting Oscar Nominations!

Between the 5 of them (Keira, Brenda, Judi,Carey, and now Rosamund), they have a total of 13 Oscar Nominations (7 of them from DameJudi Dench alone with 5 L…

2015 Oscar Nominations: Rosamund Pike - Best Actress for Gone Girl, Keira Knightley - Best Supporting Actress for The Imitation Game, which scored 8 Nominations!

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The 2015 Oscar Nominations were announced (one of the announcers was Chris Pine, KK's Jack Ryan costar) very early in the morning (5:30 am PT/8:30 ET),  and I'm very glad my Bennet girlsRosamund PikeandKeira Knightley made it in, in their acting categories and got Oscar nominated for Best Actress (Rosamund Pike) and Best Supporting Actress (Keira Knightley, her second! First was Best Actress for Pride & Prejudice, almost a decade ago, of course) as they should be. Gone Girl, however, only got one nomination! *shocking!* (and that was for Miss Pike only, which I'm glad she wasn't snubbed 'cause that would be just...#OMGICantEvenKnow (I was almost worried for her, lol...which I already was after the snubs of GG in other categories. That's unfortunate that GG film was almost completely shutout, except for RP. I was hoping, but not expecting, at least a 5 nominations for GG including Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Original Score, and Best Direc…

Pride & Prejudice References in Pop Culture (Part 5)

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It's been a while since I've posted here a P&P reference or P&P/Darcy/Elizabeth mentionedin P&P inspired books or other non-P&Pbooks, in movies, TV shows, magazines, reviews, or celebrities mentioning Pride and Prejudice/Jane Austen.
I thought I'd update and post here a more recentP&PReferences, from the most popular Jane Austen novel, the 1995  mini-series, P&P (2005) movie or any of the P&P characters (ie. Elizabeth & Darcy) that were referenced a lot in books, magazines, movies, TV shows, reviews, etc...

Here are a few newer ones of the many references I've compiled here to share with you all, which I've actually first posted here. If you have anything new to share that I haven't posted here. Feel free to comment and post here as well. I'd love to add them here or compile them in a new post. Thanks in advance.
Here are a few more in this part 5 of P&P novel, References in Pop Culture...

On DVD & Blu-Ray Today: Gone Girl

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Available now on DVD, Blu-ray, and Digital HD is box office mega hit and 4-time Golden Globe nominated, and People's Choice Award winner (Favorite Thriller Movie) film Gone Girl starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike. The film is still showing in theaters even though it's been released to DVD and Blu-ray. It opened last October 3, 2014 to an impressive #1 opening weekend debut with BO gross of $37.5 million with a reported $61 million production budget/marketing. As of January 11, 2015, its US domestic gross is now $167.1 million (on its 101 days/14.4 weeks of release), its foreign gross $198.2 million, and an amazing worldwide total of $365.3 million (and counting...for a thriller film), according to Box Office Mojo. Read my Film Review: Gone Girl.

More DVD & Blu-ray info. including artwork covers below viaDVD Active...

Photos: Keira Knightley at 2015 Golden Globe Awards

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Three-time *Golden Globe Award nomineeKeira Knightley(*Pride & Prejudice, *Atonement, *The Imitation Game) wearing a Chanel butterfly designed dress attended, with her husband James Righton, the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 11, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California.

Unfortunately, Keira and had zero win tonight, but it's all good the movie is already a box office success business-wise (with $40.8 million in domestic and $31 million in foreign and a worldwide total of $71 million thus far...) and had already won numerous awards and received several nominations already (see List of accolades received by The Imitation Game). There's still Oscar nominations announcement this week (Thursday, January 15th) to look forward to, plus other upcoming award shows such as SAG, Critics' Choice, and BAFTA awards to name a few.

See new photos of Keira at the GG red carpet and pre-GG parties and afterparty below...

Photos: Rosamund Pike at 2015 Golden Globe Awards

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First time Golden Globe Nominee Rosamund Pike (in Vera Wang dress) attends the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 11, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California.

Unfortunately, Miss Pike didn't win the GG award for Best Actress, but it's all good she was at least recognized and nominated. Her popular character/role and performance was still amazing (she's not Amazing Amy for nothing...) and unforgettable. Her movie had 4 nominations and zero win, but her movie's way more successful, box-office and business-wise compared to all those that won the Golden Globe award Sunday night. With $167 million in domestic, $198.2 million in foreign, and $365.3 million worldwide total...this movie's already a big winner and made a lot of money than all the other Best Motion Picture - Drama nominees (Boyhood, Foxcatcher, The Imitation Game, Selma, and The Theory of Everything) combine (as far as Box office domestic, foreign, and worldwide tota…

Watch Keira Knightley and Rosamund Pike at the 2015 Golden Globe Awards on NBC! (Updated: See Complete List of Winners!)

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That's a wrap on tonight's GG Awards LIVE Blog! Both Keira and Rosamund lost, while only Joanne Froggatt won Actress, Supporting Role, Series, Mini-Series/Motion Picture, TV for Downton Abbey! (scroll down for the full list of GG Winners below!)

Tonight turn on your television to watch our favorite Bennet girlsRosamund PikeandKeira Knightleygrace the red carpet and award ceremony inthe72nd Annual Golden Globe® Awards show, which will be hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler for the third year in a row.

The festivities kick off with a red carpet pre-showfrom 4:00-5:00 p.m. (PST)/7:00-8:00 p.m. (EST), and main telecast from 5:00-8:00 p.m. (PST)/8:00-11:00 p.m. (EST) from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. View the Golden Globe Nominations for Rosamund Pike and Gone Girl, Keira Knightley and The Imitation Game in Films; Downton Abbey and Homeland on TV! or the full list of nominees and visit the official NBC site to find o…

On TV Tonight: Watch Penelope Wilton in Season 5 - Episode 2 of Downton Abbey on PBS Masterpiece

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Tonight Episode 2 of Downton Abbey(co-star asIsobel Crawley)'s season 5 continues on PBS Masterpiece at 9/8c. Episode 2 will be 60minutes long!

S5 Premiere Ratings News: 'Downton Abbey' returns to 10 million viewers
(via EW)
“We're incredibly excited that Downton Abbey's fans came out in force for the premiere of what has become a cultural phenomenon,” said PBS chief programmer Beth Hoppe.
The new season starts with an intimately interlaced stories centered on an English country estate—a deliciously entertaining formula that has made it the highest-rated drama in PBS history. Downton Abbey, Season 5, airs Sundays, January 4 - March 1, 2015 on MASTERPIECE on PBS.

Episode 2 (60 minutes)
Rose tries to bring a wireless—and Sarah Bunting—into the house. Violet plays cupid, a charming visitor arrives, and Anna helps Mary in the most unexpected of ways.Watch the early Season 5 preview trailer and a sneak peek scene from Episode 2 and more below...

Pride & Prejudice 2015 [Unofficial] Calendar

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Dear Pride & Prejudice Fans and Blog readers, I've started making an unofficial (fan made) P&P Calendar since 2012...mostly to share with fellow devoted P&P movie fans on Facebook, therewasn't any official P&P movie calendar made when this movie was released almost a decade ago. So, I thought I'd make [a yearly] one, just for fun and for my own personal use as well as to share with other P&P fans to enjoy. These are, as I said, unofficial and only meant for your own personal use and pleasure. So, it's free and my gift for you (especially for this movie's 10th year anniversary this year) to use in your room or office room, wherever you want to place them in your house. I've added extra images for some months that features Keira/Lizzie, Rosamund/Jane, and Matthew/Darcy...so you can pick the ones you want to save and print for yourself (or you can save them all, feel free to do so on your own). Hope you like them. All images/photos courtesy of…

BAFTA nominations for Rosamund Pike, Keira Knightley and The Imitation Game!

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The EEBritish Academy of Film Award (BAFTA) Nominations were announce very early in the morning (UK time) and I'm very glad my Bennet girlsRosamund PikeandKeira Knightley made it in, in their acting categories and got nominated for Best Actress (Rosamund Pike) and Best Supporting Actress (Keira Knightley) as they should be. Gone Girl only got a couple nods, while The Imitation Game got some including Best Film and Outstanding British Film.

The BAFTAs will be held on February 8 at London’s Royal Opera House.

Just one more big award show and possible nominations away for RP and KK to hold on to, the Oscars, which the nominations will be announced next week, January 15th! *knocks on wood and crossing fingers for them to get recognition and nods!*

Here are the categories they are nominated for...

P&P NewsBits: Rosamund Pike covers Vanity Fair, Gone Girl wins People's Choice Awards for Favorite Thriller Movie, Keira Knightley on W Magazine cover, Penelope Wilton returns to West End in Taken at Midnight, and more!

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Some new movies, casting, release dates, and filming news info. featuring some P&P actors here that I thought I'd post them all in the same post...

Here's today's quick news round up of TV and film news (including casting calls, a film synopsis, trailersrelease datesfestival newsetc.) of the following P&P (2005) actors: Rosamund Pike,Keira Knightley,, andJena Malone), all in one post!

First up...

Pride and Prejudice Novella Audio Books - Written by Reina M. Williams and narrated by Kate Sample (with free audible codes for download!)

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Kate Sample, a Boston (USA) based British audio book narrator and a great Jane Austen fan, had recently narrated three lovely books about the Bennet sisters (Kitty and Mary) and Georgiana Darcy in a Pride and Prejudice novella trilogy written by Reina M. Williams. Each one is a continuation of Austen's Pride and Prejudice. In addition to these audio books trilogy, Kate will be narrating a fourth in the series this year of 2015. 

She sent me here (to share with you) free audible.comcodes with instructions (scroll down below this post) for you, dear P&P Blog Readers, to check out one of the Pride and Prejudice trilogy audiobooks: Miss Bennet Blooms, which you can enjoy and listen to (in your spare time with an Earl Grey cup of tea) the whole book for free! You can also hear samples of the series at Kate's website.

Here are more info. of the P&P novella audiobooks trilogy with synopsis and free audible codes and instructions to download a copy of Miss Bennet Blooms (book 3…

Photos: Rosamund Pike accepts her "Breakthrough Actress" award for Gone Girl at 26th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala

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Rosamund Pikeattended the 26th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Film Festival Awards Gala at Palm Springs Convention Center on Saurday, January 3, 2015 in Palm Springs, California. She accepted her Breakthrough Actress award (the first of hopefully, many deserving awards she'll be getting soon) for her outstanding performance as Amy (aka Amazing Amy) Dunne inGone Girl, whichher co-stars Carrie Coon (who played her sister-in-law in the movie) and Kim Dickens (who played a police detective investigating the disappearance of Amazing Amy) presented to her. She also attended the following day, Sunday January 4thVariety's Creative Impact Awards And 10 Directors To Watch Brunch Presented By Mercedes Benz to present an award to Into The Woods director Rob Marshall.

Speaking of Rosamund's outstanding performance in GG, I love this Awards Daily article about Miss Pike being on top of the 11 actresses listed BEST ACTRESS: THE PERFORMANCES OF THE YEAR (Spoiler warning…

Happy Birthday Claudie Blakley!

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Today, January 4th, former Pride & Prejudice star Claudie Blakley's (best known to P&P Fans as Charlotte Lucas turned Mrs. Collins in P&P movie) birthday.

Claudie, born Claudia, Blakley is the sister of Kirsten Blakley, the lead singer with indie band Little Spitfire, and their father was Alan Blakley, bassist with Brian Poole's Tremeloes, who had several pop hits in the 1960s. Sadly Alan died of cancer in 1996 and missed seeing his daughters' success. Claudie graduated from London's Central School ... See full bio (on IMDB).

A recent photo of Claudie Blakley (with Ross Anderson) at the UK Premiere of Angelina Jolie's film "Unbroken," November 2014.

Worth reposting here...

On TV Tonight: Watch the Season 5 premiere of Downton Abbey on PBS Masterpiece!

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The long wait (for US fans) is over! Tonight Downton Abbey(co-star asIsobel Crawley) kicks off itsfifth season on PBS Masterpiece at 9/8c. Episode 1 will be 67minutes long!

The new season starts with an intimately interlaced stories centered on an English country estate—a deliciously entertaining formula that has made it the highest-rated drama in PBS history. Downton Abbey, Season 5, airs Sundays, January 4 - March 1, 2015 on MASTERPIECE on PBS.

Episode 1 (67 minutes)
When a working-class prime minister is elected, new ideas about class leave Robert feeling snubbed. But Thomas, unchanged, bullies Baxter into a corner. Edith plays with fire.Watch the early Season 5 first look and preview trailer from Episode 1 and more below...

Happy New Year 2015!

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2014 has been a really wonderful year for this P&P '05 Blog and it's all because of YOUThank YOU all so much for visitingreading, and commenting here and for making this year, a great year! Like last year, I had a great time posting, updating, and keeping this Blog and P&P movie alive all year. A few of my favorite moments and posts this year has to be:6 Signs That Elizabeth Bennet Has Taken Over Your Life by Syrie James [Jane Austen's First Love Holiday Blog Tour & Fabulous Giveaways!] (Syrie James' guest blog post), My Book Review: Jane Austen's First Love by Syrie James, andIn Retrospect: 9 Years of Joe Wright's Pride & Prejudice and 9 reasons why I still love watching it more and more! posts. Hope to continue and keep going this year (2015) and beyond...well hopefully for many more years to come (or for as long as I can).
I would like to wish all the P&P/Jane Austen fans around the world, frequent visitors, and faithful readers of t…

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