Maria Doyle Kennedy, who you may recall starred in Downton Abbey as wicked Vera Bates – and who’s formerly starred in hit film, The Commitments – has been talking to What’s On TV about her role in Titanic as feisty Muriel Batley.
Of her role, Maria said, “When I read the script I thought Muriel was the most fantastic character.
“Plus, I liked the idea of being part of something so huge and epic, which I hadn’t done before. I thought it would be really enjoyable – and it was.”
When asked why Muriel seems to be rather bitter and angry, Maria said, “I think Muriel and her husband John (Toby Jones) came together through a great love and a mutual admiration… Read more & comment »