Ahead of Thursday’s brand new episode of Downton Abbey, we’re running a series of interviews with the cast and creators.
Elizabeth McGovern plays Cora, Countess of Grantham.
Elizabeth McGovern says she is more comfortable than she’s ever been for this third series of Downton Abbey. Quite literally, in fact:
“I’m happy to say that as the times have marched on the outfits have become more liberated – so they’re a lot, lot less uncomfortable this year. The corsets are a lot more flexible. Not nearly as bad!”
It’s not just the clothing that is becoming more liberated as we rejoin Cora at the beginning of the new series. It’s the attitudes as well.
“Basically, the forward thrust of the series as it begins is that the world is changing. Continue reading »