Quote: "Once in Alnwick (in England), where we filmed some of the show this last season, someone came dashing over and said, 'Oh, you know, we're big fans, can we take a photograph?' And handed her the camera!" Hugh Bonneville reveals his Downton Abbey co-star Elizabeth McGovern was once snubbed by fans of the TV show who failed to recognise the actress beside her onscreen husband, who portrays Robert Crawley, the Earl of Grantham.
Quote: "We're having the time of our lives! We are all in a splitter van and sharing rooms at Travelodges; this isn't the luxury rock star tour, but that's part of the fun. You know, if it's a gilded latrine, I'm fine with that, but if it's not, that's just the flip side of the story for me." Downton Abbey star Elizabeth McGovern on her low-budget rock star lifestyle as the singer of blues-folk band Sadie and the Hotheads.They have been touring the U.K. in support of Mike and the Mechanics since last month (Feb14).
Fact: Downton Abbey star Elizabeth McGovern showed off her wild side on Saturday (23Jun12) by taking to the stage at Britain's Isle of Wight festival. The actress performed alongside rockers Big Country after playing a set and showing off her guitar skills with her own group, Sadie and the Hot Heads.