I knew there was a reason why I was always drawn to Michelle Dockery besides the amazing cold bitch of a performance she turns on Downton Abbey. She is an Essex girl! You might be fooled by the posh accent, but Michelle tells Hello! magazine, “I had a very strong Essex accent when I was younger, and I don’t think I would have got the role of Lady Mary if I’d walked into the audition going, “Allo, nice ter meet ya!” Maybe not, but I would kill to see her fake-tanned with four pairs of lashes and hanging out at the Sugar Hut. Just once, anyway.
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