Fred Wall, Author at Hopwood XIV

Author: Fred Wall

Articles Written By Fred Wall

BBC Entertainment: Hopwood DePree: The comic side of swapping Hollywood for Manchester

By Fred Wall

“I’m so knackered,” Hopwood DePree says, carefully stepping through the undergrowth surrounding his ancestral home on the outskirts of Manchester. “Knackered? Is that the right word? I think that’s the first time I’ve used it in a sentence.” The former Hollywood actor and producer is so knackered because he’s in the middle of a mammoth project to bring Hopwood Hall back to its former glory after decades of neglect. Since…
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VLOG 13: LIGHT IT UP!

By Fred Wall

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VLOG 12: THE SECRET ROOM!

By Fred Wall

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VLOG 11: CEILING RESCUE!

By Fred Wall

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VLOG 10: THE BREAK-IN.

By Fred Wall

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USA TODAY: ‘Downton Shabby’: How a Hollywood guy is saving his British ancestral home’

By Fred Wall

Source: USA Today MIDDLETON, England – It’s a rousing tale about a lavish, sprawling English estate on the verge of disappearing forever. There are scandals and setbacks and heartbreak. A distinguished cast provides glamour, passion, wit. And Hopwood DePree stars as the stoic, unflappable Lord Crawley; well, no, he stars as himself. Americans fell in love with British TV period dramas such as “Downton Abbey,” the fictional series (2010-2015) and…
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VLOG 7: RALLY THE TROOPS!

By Fred Wall

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