04 12 / 2013
"I admit I never thought it would be such a success. The day after the first episode we were already on the front pages. And they soon started recognizing me on the street even in New York. Lady Mary brought me fame, something you can endure or control. I continue as I’ve always done, I just have to be more careful about protecting my privat life"
In fact when I try to mention her love life she immediately tells me we won’t talk about her current companion, John Dineen, seen with her in Venice at the film festival. This is the only time during the interview when her voice sharpens as if to warn that it’s no good insisting…