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.
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A chilly but dry and bright start with plenty of sunny spells today and feeling fresher for all.
Mist and fog in the west will be slow to clear for a dry and bright day but feeling fresher for all.
Rain clearing east tonight for a dry but fresher day tomorrow with plenty of sunny spells.