Hugh Bonneville: The weirdest thing I’ve been asked since being in Downton…

"Some prince of Bhutan or somewhere was having a Downton-themed night and asked would I go along and stand around in my costume"

Being the Lord of Downton Abbey elicits some rather exclusive invitations, as Hugh Bonneville can attest.

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“I’ve been invited to someone I’ve never met’s wedding in Florida,” the actor tells us. “I was looking in the envelope for the air ticket but it wasn’t there! And some prince of Bhutan or somewhere was having a Downton-themed night and asked would I go along and stand around in my costume. No! So you do get a few odd things like that but they’re all fairly good-natured.”