Author Archives: Suzi Steffen

Downton Abbey Would Be Nothing, Or At Least Historically Inaccurate, Without This Guy

la-2427991-en-0604-downton-abbey-01-jpg-20160304“Unbidden, he referred to Highclere Castle as ‘one of the ugliest houses in Britain’ and rolled his eyes at the mention of its current chatelaine, Lady Carnarvon. While watching a scene last spring via a monitor, he exploded in frustration when Elizabeth McGovern (playing Lady Grantham) walked toward a dinner guest with ‘ludicrous’ speed.”