Michelle Dockery of Downton Abbey explains how & # 39; amazing & # 39; Kate Middleton & # 39; everyone from drivers to caterers & # 39; met while visiting the TV series
- Michelle Dockery, 37, spoke about the visit of the Duchess of Cambridge in 2015
- Kate, 37, was six weeks away from the birth of Princess Charlotte at that time
- Downton Abbey star, from Essex, described visit as a & # 39; really special day for us & # 39;
Actress Michelle Dockery praised the Duchess of Cambridge because she was modest when she visited the Downton Abbey set in 2015.
The 37-year-old, who plays Lady Mary Crawley in the drama of the hit period, revealed Kate Middleton, also 37, made a special attempt with everyone when she was given a tour at the Ealing Studios in London.
Michelle revealed the last person she tried to impress, and told OK!: & # 39; That was a very special day for us. & # 39;
& # 39; She watched the filming of a scene between me and Joanne Froggatt, who plays Anna, who was nervous. She met everyone from the drivers to the caterers and the actors; she was amazing. & # 39;
Actress Michelle Dockery, 37, from Essex, who plays Lady Mary Crawley (photo) at Downton Abbey, has praised that the & # 39; beautiful & # 39; Duchess of Cambridge was humble when she visited the Downton Abbey set
Michelle Dockery (pictured left) and the duchess (right) pictured during the 2015 visit to Ealing Studios in London
She added: "I have never been to Buckingham Palace, but I am just as enthusiastic as the next person about everything the royal family does. I was of course addicted to the royal wedding. & # 39;
The duchess visited the set barely a week after the Countess of Wessex was given a tour with the Mexican First Lady in tow.
During her visit, Kate, who was less than six weeks away from the birth of her second child, Princess Charlotte, was taken to the cloakroom department and the make-up room before she saw a series six filmed scene being filmed.
The mother of three has long been a fan of the ITV drama and famously revealed that she was watching the show with her husband Prince William during an interview with actress Jessica Findlay-Brown in 2011.
In the kitchen: The duchess chats with actresses Sophie McShera (Daisy) and Lesley Nicol (Mrs. Patmore) about a cake in the Downton kitchen
Excited: actress Joanne Froggatt (left) tweeted about the visit beforehand. Pictured: Kate chats with Michelle Dockery (Lady Mary)
Enjoying itself: the Duchess, seen here with Robert James-Collier playing Thomas, stayed an extra half an hour
Sharing a joke: the duchess bursts out laughing during a chat with actor Jim Carter, who plays long-time butler Carson
In the hair and makeup department, Kate met housekeeper Mrs. Hughes, played by Phyllis Logan, as she was compiled by artist Nic Collins, 44 years old.
She also met Robert James Collier, who plays under butler Thomas. He joked: & # 39; You have arrived at exactly the right time, Phyllis is about to put her Botox in. & # 39;
The duchess, who for the occasion wore a £ 69 cream-colored coat from the maternity label Jojo Maman Bebe, received a posy from Zac Barker, four, who plays Lady Mary's son George with twin brother Oliver.
More recently, Michelle Doherty has been busy promoting the long-awaited film, which is scheduled for release on September 13.
It tells the ongoing story of the Crawley family, wealthy owners of a large estate in the English countryside in the early 20th century.
The TV series, broadcast on ITV from September 2010 to Christmas Day 2015.
Earlier this year Michelle could not hide her joy of returning to her iconic role while discussing the new film.
Speak against In style magazine, she said: & # 39; Three years, but it felt like no time had passed. (I realized) I had taken some things for granted. Like the drive to that house (the backdrop for Downton Abbey), it was really breathtaking. & # 39;
Exciting times: the new film with Hugh and Michelle (right) is scheduled for release on September 13
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