Hugh Bonneville and Elizabeth McGovern at the PBS Downton Abbey Panel

16 emmy 2012 nominations for downton abbey [x]

“I have to deliver half my scenes to Michelle, who plays Mary, to her shoulder or above her head ‘cos she has to look at me just for a second and she’ll make me laugh.” - Jessica Brown-Findlay

“Myself and RJC[Rob James-Collier] are friends from when I joined the cast in the first series. We are never allowed to sit together at read throughs because apparently its not possible for us to stay quiet!” - Allen Leech

“We’re always giggling. Our unofficial theme tune on set was, “When you’re alone and life is making you lonely you can always go: Downton” - even Maggie joined in with it.” - Thomas Howes

"I don’t want my daughter to be married to a man who threatens her with ruin. I want a good man for you. A brave man."