Our star of Downton

Christine Mackie
Christine Mackie
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A Lancaster actress returned to multi-award winning ITV drama Downton Abbey last Sunday night.

Christine Mackie reprised her role as Mrs Bryant in the hit show.

She appeared in two episodes of the programme 12 months ago as the mother of a soldier injured in World War One.

Her on-screen husband is Pirates of the Carribean star Kevin McNally.

Christine’s husband, musician and designer, James Mackie, runs Mackies of Lancaster interior design shop in Dalton Square.

A regular at The Dukes, Christine has also appeared in other TV shows including Coronation Street.