Learn more about Matthew Macfadyen

Welcome to Darcylicious, an unofficial website dedicated to promoting and discussing the incredible acting talents of Matthew Macfadyen. Known in the UK as an award winning, talented character actor of stage and screen, unafraid to tackle challenging and controversial roles; Matthew came to international prominence as Mr Darcy in the 2005 film Pride and Prejudice. Matthew followed this iconic performance by playing a sex offender in Secret Life for which he received a Best Actor award by the RTS. Matthew has continued his remarkable career with more nominations and awards. Most recently, he was awarded a BAFTA for Best Supporting Actor in Criminal Justice.


You can learn more about Matthew by visiting the various articles and links on this website.

Ripper Street S3: Episode 4 Trailer

Available this Friday on UK Amazon Instant Video!

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Ripper Street S3: Digital Spy Teaser for Episode 4 "Your Father, My Friend"

Here's a disturbing exclusive video by Digital Spy for episode 4 which is titled "Your Father, My Friend"

A lost girl wanders the dangerous streets of the East End alone and is preyed upon by ne'er-do-wells


The Last Kingdom: Matthew Macfadyen joins the lineup

BBC, BBC American and Carnival Films have unveiled the lineup for the new Viking TV drama "The Last Kingdom".

"The Last Kingdom" is based on Bernard Cornwell's bestselling series The Saxon Stories.  The drama has begun filming with production in Hungary and the U.K.

The lineup includes Matthew Macfadyen, David Dawson (Fred Best in Ripper Street) , Rutger Hauer, Alexander Dreymon, Emily Cox, Ian Hart, Tobias Santelmann, Thomas W. Gabrielsson, Peter Gantzler, Joseph Millson (played alongside Matthew in Enid), Alexandre Willaume, Rune Temte and Henning Valin Jakobsen.

Set in the 9th century, when much of what is now called England is under the rule of the Vikings, The Last Kingdom focuses on the Kingdom of Wessex, the only remaining outpost holding out against the foreign invaders. Dawson will play King Alfred the Great, while Dreymoon plays the main protagonist Uhtred, the son of a Saxon nobleman who is orphaned by the Vikings and brought up as one of their own and forced to choose his path.

There are 8 planned 60 minute episodes.

Lost in Karastan: Opening film for London Comedy Film Festival 2015

LOCO or London Comedy Film Festival 2015 which runs from 22 - 25 January will be opening with Lost in Karastan according to this tweet.

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