Billy Connolly keen for Downton Abbey role

Billy Connolly is keen to star in 'Downton Abbey'. The 70-year-old actor thinks it would be ''a laugh'' starring in the ITV period drama with Dame Maggie Smith - who portrays the Dowager Countess of Grantham in the show - after he had such a great time filming comedy-drama movie 'Quartet' alongside the 78-year-old star. He said: ''I'd love to work with her again, I'm not sure how I'd fit into the 'Downton' world, it's maybe not quite right but it would be a laugh I guess.'' Billy admits Maggie is similar to the quick-witted Countess in real life and he
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