Michelle as Lady Mary Crawley
Created by: Julian Fellowes
Original Network: ITV
Number of Episodes: 52
Production year: 2010-2015
Original release: September 26, 2010
Running time: 58 minutes
Other cast: Hugh Bonneville, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern
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A chronicle of the lives of the British aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the early 20th Century.
trivia & facts
⦁ Cast members of the show have revealed that the costumes are, in many cases, actual articles of clothing from the 1910s and 1920s. They are so fragile that they cannot be laundered, and as a result, don’t smell very good.
⦁ As of 2013, ITV’s Downton Abbey is the highest rated drama series shown on PBS’s “Masterpiece” of all time. It has been seen by an estimated 120 million viewers in 200 countries and regions.
⦁ As a guest on Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #19.88 (2012), Michelle Dockery revealed that in real life, given her working-class background, she would most likely have been the housemaid Anna rather than the aristocratic Lady Mary Crawley .
⦁ Michelle also starred with Sue Johnston, Dan Stevens, Jim Carter, and Matthew Goode in The Turn of the Screw, Return to Cranford, Self/less, and The Sense of an Ending, respectively.
⦁ In 2018, it was announced that a feature-length film would be made taking place in the Autumn of 1927.
⦁ Michelle received a Golden Globe nomination along with three Emmy Award nominations for her work in the series.