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Downton Abbey Series 4 Spoilers: Rose throws a surprise party – Will Anna’s attacker be one of the guests? (PICTURES)

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It is party time in Downton Abbey this weekend as Lady Rose plans the ultimate surprise birthday celebration for her uncle, Lord Grantham.

However, leaving it all in Rose’s capable hands may be a bit risky as we all know how flamboyant and modern she is, and how everyone and everything else in Downton is the exact opposite.
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Downton Abbey Series 4: Joanne Froggat says show handled Anna Bates rape storyline “very sensitively”!

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Downton Abbey has been getting some pretty heavy criticism since the end of the last series especially after the recent rape of Anna Bates, but Joanne Froggat who plays her has come out to defend the show, and the storyline.

Fans of the award-winning ITV period drama watched in horror as, in the second episode of the series, show favourite Anna (Joanne Froggatt) was brutally raped by a visiting valet named Green (Nigel Harman).
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Downton Abbey Series 4: Nigel Harman says that Anna Bates rape storyline was a “Bold and risky” idea!

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Following the shocking rape storyline featured on Sunday night’s episode of Downton Abbey, Nigel Harman has spoken out about the controversy surrounding it, admitting that it was a “bold and risky idea.”

Fans of the award-winning ITV period drama were left horrified on Sunday night when visiting valet, Green (Harman) brutally raped show favourite Anna Bates (Joanne Froggatt).
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Downton Abbey series 4: Nigel Harman says of new valet Green, “He gets away with a lot because he’s charming!” (INTERVIEW) *Spoilers*

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Former EastEnders star Nigel Harman – he of course played the role of Dennis Rickman on the soap – has revealed that on joining the cast of Downton Abbey, the first thing he did was “polish up” his pronunciation…

Hunky Nigel explained, “My character is Lord Gillingham’s valet Green.

“In our first rehearsal, I was told it was Val-et and Gillingham, not ‘Vallay’ and ‘Jillingham.’ Gill as in fish, valet as in pallet… Read more & comment »

Downton Abbey Series 4 Spoilers: Nigel Harman says his character Mr Green has “no redeeming qualities”

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Ahead of his Downton Abbey debut, former EastEnders actor Nigel Harman has revealed that his new character, Mr Green, isn’t all he cracks up to be!

As we reported earlier this year Harman, who is best known for playing the adopted brother/husband of Sharon (Letitia Dean) in the hit BBC soap EastEnders, has joined an all-star cast this series of Downton Abbey, playing a visiting valet named Green.
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Downton Abbey Series 4 spoilers: Meet the new members of cast here!

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With the much-anticipated fourth series of Downton Abbey well underway, production wise, and with the promise of a different direction and new faces following the exits of three of the show’s most loved characters, we thought we would give you the opportunity to get acquainted with the new characters confirmed so far for the new series.

Downton Abbey has achieved global popularity since hitting out ITV screens back in 2010, and was quickly cemented in the history books as one of this country’s classics.
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Downton Abbey Series 4: Former EastEnder Nigel Harman and Raquel Cassidy pictured in costume!

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With filming for the fourth series of hit ITV period drama Downton Abbey well under way, more pictures have emerged on set – including ones showing new cast members Nigel Harman and Raquel Cassidy in costume.

As we reported earlier this year former EastEnders star Harman, who played Dennis Rickman in the hit BBC soap, has been cast to play new valet Mr Green, whilst Cassidy, who used to star in Teachers, is set to play a character called Baxter.
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Downton Abbey Series 4: Shirley MacLaine IS returning as Martha Levinson, and opera singer Dame Kiri Te Kanawa is making a cameo too!

With all the recent chopping and changing of the Downton Abbey cast list, it has now been revealed that one face from last year who wasn’t expected to be returning, Shirley MacLaine, is set to reprise her role as Martha Levinson!

We reported last month how show bosses had expressed a desire for Hollywood actress MacLaine, who plays the modern-world embracing mother of Lady Cora (Elizabeth McGovern) to make a return in series 4 of the hit ITV period drama, but that her busy schedule probably meant that was unlikely.
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Downton Abbey Series 4: Lady Mary’s love interest is cast, but is it Tom Cullen, Julian Ovenden or former EastEnder Nigel Harman?

After months of searching it would seem that bosses at Downton Abbey have finally found a suitable actor to play a new love interest for Lady Mary, but with three new male actors being cast, the question remains which one will be Mr Right?

Bosses at Downton Abbey confirmed earlier this year how, after the untimely death of Matthew Crawley (Dan Stevens), his widow Lady Mary (Michelle Dockery) would be finding a new male companion in the fourth series, which has just begun filming.
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