Recorded last summer when they were visiting the US for the publicity tour.
Dan Stevens on Matthew and Mary (http://video.pbs.org/video/2127037913):
Matters of the heart… you just got to let it play out. I mean, he does get himself in a pickle with that woman, yeah…
Michelle Dockery on costumes (http://video.pbs.org/video/2127027789):
There’s costume envy from downstairs. I’ll walk onto set, and Joanne Froggatt, who plays Anna, will just look, tilt her head and say ‘oh, that’s another lovely costume.’ And she’s still wearing the same maid’s outfit that she wore for the past three scenes. So we’re very lucky we get to wear such stunning clothes.
Elizabeth McGovern on the arrival of war (http://video.pbs.org/video/2127027776):
In a way, it’s her trench warfare but it’s between her and Isobel and Violet… all the hens that are clucking around Downton Abbey.
If you’re not in the US, you won’t be able to play the clips, so here you go: