Her voice shook with emotion as she told mourners: ‘I was honoured to know John.
To love him and be loved by him…We celebrate him, we honour him and we will miss him.’ Pictured: Michelle Dockery and John Dineen Ref: SPL603093 010913 Picture by: Maurizio La Pira / Splash News Splash News and Pictures Los Angeles:310-821-2666 New York:212-619-2666 London:870-934-2666 [email protected]" class="img-align-none wp-image-5571387 size-full" data-rewritten="true" / Ms Dockery revealed she would sing the song to Mr Dineen, who she described as ‘proverbially tall, dark and handsome.’ ‘John’s charm was legendary,’ she continued.
Speaking about the potential for a Downton film, executive producer Gareth Neame recently said: “There's rumour and speculation. I think a Downton movie could be a wonderful thing.
The writer was worried that another death would be too near to that of lady Sybil's. It really shocked people and wasn’t what they were expecting on Christmas Day. I went through a phase where I worried about where it was going. In some ways, there are similarities to [Season] 1 before Mary got together with Matthew. The sisters knew him when we were growing up, and we haven’t seen him since then. And Evelyn Napier (played by Brendan Patricks) comes back, as well. You get so used to working all day long together and waking up at those early hours together and sharing cars home together. TVLINE There’s a new romantic interest in Mary’s life, played by Tom Cullen. [His character] Gillingham is an old family friend. There’s a character called Blake, played by Julian Ovenden.The couple had been together for two years after being introduced by Ms Dockery’s fellow Downton star, Allen Leech.Ms Dockery flew back early from the US from a promotional trip for Downton Abbey – in which she plays widowed Lady Mary Crawley – to be by Mr Dineen’s side during his final hours at a hospice.