Downton Abbey will add 6 new characters to cast

   March 13, 2013 8:45 am    0

 

Downton MarchA press release straight from PBS says six new cast members will include:

Tom Cullen as Lord Gillingham, an old family friend of the Crawleys who visits the family as a guest for a house party

Nigel Harman as Green, a valet

Dame Harriet Walter as Lady Shackleton, an old friend of the Dowager

Joanne David in a guest role as the Duchess of Yeovil

Julian Ovenden as aristocrat Charles Blake

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa as a guest who sings in the house

Read the full story here. The Associated Press confirms that Shirley Mac Laine will return and housemaid Mrs. O’Brien won’t return.

Downton Abbey is written and created by Julian Fellowes. It won nine Emmys, two Golden Globes and a Screen Actors Guild Award for the ensemble cast. Photo credit:  © Nick Briggs/Carnival Film and Television Limited 2013 for MASTERPIECE

 

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