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Here is a sneak peek at Shirley MacLaine in her role as Martha Levinson, the mother of Lady Grantham (Elizabeth McGovern) in Downton Abbey series three.

As well as Shirley MacLaine, series three will see new additions to the cast as War Horse actor Matt Milne who joins as Downton’s new footman Alfred, and is also the nephew of  O’Brien (Siobhan Finneran).

While there’s  additions of two new maids; Cara Theobald who will play a new kitchen maid called Ivy, and Lucille Sharp has joined as lady’s maid Miss Reid accoerding to Digital Spy.