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Hollywood actress Shirley MacLaine has spoken of her excitement at joining the Downton Abbey cast. She plays Lady Grantham's mother Martha Levinson in the new series which is set in the 1920s.
New pictures showing the cast of Downton Abbey series 3 have been released. The show which is filmed at Highclere Castle in Hampshire will be set in the 1920's as the family try to recover from the Great War.
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Shirley MacLaine says she is excited to join the Downton Abbey cast for series 3, filmed on the Hants/Berks border, at Highclere Castle.