Downton Abbey star goes back to school

Downton Abbey star Jim Carter, who plays butler 'Carson' has gone back to his old school to officially open its auditorium. He was head perfect at Ashville College in Harrogate where the new drama studio has been named in his honour.

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An audience with "Carson"

He may be better known as the Downton Abbey butler "Carson" - but once upon a time, Jim Carter was head prefect at Ashville College in Harrogate.

And the old boy returned to his school to officially open its auditorium, which has just undergone a £2.25 million facelift - and to be honoured by having the school's drama studio named after him.

Audience with Jim Carter Credit: Calendar news

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