Downton Abbey star Laura Carmichael has revealed Lady Edith Crawley is set to get feisty in the new series.
The actress has just begun filming the fourth series of the hit period drama and revealed while her character had a reputation for being a bit dowdy and desperate to marry in previous series, she has now become quite a modern, independent woman.
Laura said: “She’s coming into her own a little bit I think. It’s all be ups and downs. But I think after being jilted I think she’s thrown it all out the window, any ideas she did have in the first place and I think that’s been good for her. It’s given her a bit of independence and hotspur. I love playing her.”
She said: “We’re moving along through the ’20s so I think there will be more styles that people recognise as 1920s and I think it’s going to be a really exciting time.
“I think there will be lots of really glamorous things to get excited about.”
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