Tag Archives: Matthew Macfadyen

Happy 44th Birthday Matthew Macfadyen!!!

This bio comes from imdb. Birth Name: David Matthew Macfadyen Birthdate: 17 Ocotober 1974, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, UK Height: 6’3″ (1.91 m) Matthew Macfadyen may have been born in Norfolk, but as the son of an oil worker he spent … Continue reading

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Celebrating the October Birthdays of Some of Our Favorite “Austen” Actors

Happy October Birthday to some of our favorite actors, who took on roles in an Austen-inspired film.    October 1 – Rupert Friend, who portrayed Mr. Wickham in Pride and Prejudice 2005     October 3 – Lena Headey, who … Continue reading

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Desiring Elizabeth Bennet ~ Discussing “Pride and Prejudice” 2005

This past week, the “Devoted Friends of Pride and Prejudice 2005″ and the “Pride and Prejudice 05 Blog” highlighted this post. I thought I might repeat it here because tomorrow, September 16 is the 10 year anniversary of the release … Continue reading

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My Writing Space

My Writing Space – My World Others have shared spacious areas in which they choose to work. I, on the other hand, prefer to have everything within my reach. Purposely, I separate where I write my novels from where I … Continue reading

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The Brutality of Jack the Ripper

Anyone who knows me, knows that I am a BIG Matthew Macfadyen fan. So, needless to say, I am anticipating the premiere of “Ripper Street” on BBC America on January 19 at 9 P.M. And yes, I do realize “‘Ripper Street’ is … Continue reading

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The Twelve Days of Jane Austen – Day 1

The “twelve days” of Christmas comes after the celebration of the religious holiday and leads to the Epiphany on January 6. (Sung to the tune of “The Twelve Days of Christmas”) On the first day of Christmas, Jane Austen gave … Continue reading

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Interview from Humphrey’s Tattletales with Austen Author, Regina Jeffers

Q: If you could spend an hour talking to anyone from any time in history, who would it be? And Why? A: When I was younger, I had a fascination with George Custer. Besides the Regency Period, I read extensively … Continue reading

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Pride & Prejudice 2005 and Voyeurism

This is a film where the spectator enjoys a lesson in Voyeurism 101. We follow the story as we view the characters through windows, eavesdrop on them through doors, read over their shoulders, stand behind them while they are conversing, … Continue reading

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When Mr. Darcy First Spoke to Me

originally published on Darcyholic Diversions The First Time Mr. Darcy Spoke to Me When I was twelve, I read Pride and Prejudice for the first time. My mother, may she rest in peace, was a great reader, and like the … Continue reading

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Matthew Macfadyen to Take Lead in Tale of Jack the Ripper

Having tackled the Tudors, the BBC is taking on the Yorks and the Lancasters in what promises to be an epic BBC1 drama about the War of the Roses. In a twist on the male-dominated lens through which history is frequently viewed, … Continue reading

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