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'Downton Abbey' Creator Julian Fellowes Reflects on his Award-Winning Series, Dan Stevens Comments on the Future of his Character

PARADE Published: January 3, 2013
eryone is striving to see the estate continue; they see its survival as the key to happiness.”

And when asked point-blank whether he’ll be leaving the series, the actor comments slyly to PARADE: “I could tell you, but then I’d have to have Mrs. Patmore cook you.…”

Read more from the exclusive interview with Dan Stevens here, and check out PARADE on Sunday for Q&As with cast members Shirley MacLaine and Michelle Dockery and to find out what's in store for season three (starting Jan. 6 on PBS Masterpiece Classic).

Downton Abbey's Dan Stevens on the Future of his Character

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Julian Fellowes’s quotes adapted from The Chronicles of Downton Abbey by Jessica Fellowes & Matthew Sturgis; foreword by Jullian Fellowes. Reprinted by permission of St. Martin's Press, LLC. Buy the book here. has disabled the comments for this article.