Author Archives: Suzi Steffen

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


“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.”