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I think there were some justifiable criticisms of series two and its pace.

In fact, he made the decision in February before he even started filming the third series.

“We were always optioned for three years,” he explains.

diehards — Michelle Dockery assured fans that Dan Stevens, who played her love interest Matthew Crawley on the show, wasn’t missing out on Tuesday’s BAFTA tribute party, held in honor of the show’s successful six-year run.

She provided this Instagram snap as proof that Stevens was living it up with the cast and crew.

But from the actor’s point of view all the bombs and the mud and everything were great to film and I had a great time.” Nevertheless, for so intelligent a man, it must have hurt when his peer Benedict Cumberbatch was quoted as describing that second series as “f------ atrocious.” “From what he has told me, and from what I understand, he was misquoted or certainly quoted out of context,” says Stevens, loyally.

“But the thing that upset people was that there is a sort of unwritten rule that whatever you think of other people’s shows you don’t diss them to journalists.” He insists, however, that it is Downton’s capacity to surprise – whether it is a Turkish diplomat expiring in Lady Mary’s bed or the unforeseen death of Sybil in childbirth – that sets it apart.

When he is talking about books or theatre, there is no stopping him. At the time he signed up, Stevens was mainly a theatre actor familiar on television for his part in Alan Hollinghurst’s The Line of Beauty.

But he was neither a household name, nor a heartthrob.

‘None of us had any idea of how successful Downton was going to be,” he says.

“I thought I was signing up for another period drama that had a slightly modern feel. It had a tongue in cheek element which set it apart.

Until February, he is on stage in New York, playing opposite Jessica Chastain and David Strathairn in The Heiress, an adaptation of Henry James’s Washington Square.

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