Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield host fromDownton Abbey set
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Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield host fromDownton Abbey set


Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield treated viewers to special edition of This Morning on Thursday as they presented the programme from Downton Abbey’s Highclere Castle, where the TV series and film are shot In a series of snaps posted to their Instagram accounts, hosts Holly, 38, and Phillip, 57, gushed about ‘living our best lives’ as they transformed into Lord and Lady in honour of the popular period drama The TV favourites were dressed to the nines for the occasion as the Celebrity Juice star stunned in a cream midi dress by Whistles, while the former Cube presenter looked dapper in a Moss Bros checked grey suit Special edition: Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield presented This Morning from Downton Abbey’s Highclere Castle on Thursday, where the TV series and film are shotThe Play to the Whistle star complemented her sophisticated ensemble with a pair of nude heels, and shrugged a slung a maroon Jigsaw wool coat across her shoulders Phil, meanwhile, was suited and booted in his grey two-piece, which he teamed with a sharp purple shirt and brown brogues During the episode, the pair interviewed Downton Abbey stars Michael Fox and Tuppence Middleton, who play Andrew ‘Andy’ Parker and Lucy Smith respectively Screen star Michael, 30, teased love triangle for his character, while Chatroom actress Tuppence, 32, said she was ‘thrown in at the deep end’ as her first ever scene was filmed with veterans Maggie Smith, 84, and Imelda Staunton, 63 ‘One of those special days’: Hosts Holly, 38, and Phillip, 57, gushed about ‘living our best lives’ as they transformed into Lord and Lady in honour of the popular period drama Sharp appearance: The TV favourites were dressed to the nines for the occasion, with the former Cube presenter looking dapper in a checked grey suitMichael explained: ‘Andy is normally quite fresh faced and respectful and when he sees that maybe Daisy (Sophie McShera) is not on the same page as him, he has to show there’s something about him   ‘They are [in trouble as a couple]. Andy has a bit of competition!’, he added. The TV and film star – who joined the series in 2014 –  detailed the differences between the two editions: ‘As a newbie to the series and I came in at the end of the fifth, I feel like I’ve lucked out for them to do a film that I’m a part of ‘Tuppence also shared details about her character Lucy’s upcoming appearance on the show: ‘Lucy comes in as part of the royal party She’s the maid to Imelda’s [Lady Maud Bagshaw] character.  ‘Lucy’s at a point in her life where she’s not sure who she is and where she fits in She can drift between Upstairs and Downstairs and doesn’t belong in either. Then she meets someone at Downton Abbey who helps her find her way ‘On filming her first scenes with the iconic actress, she added: ‘I think you always try to treat it as a job and be professional  ‘The nice thing about coming in at this stage is that you know the show has a great reputation and has a global fanbase  ‘You know everyone’s going to be on your side hopefully. But it’s always nerve-wracking being the new characters Will the fans like us? Will they respond to us?  Change of scenery: The dynamic duo appeared in great spirits as they treated fans to an inside tour of the iconic venue Out in full force: The presenters interviewed Downton Abbey stars Michael Fox and Tuppence Middleton, who play Andrew Parker and Lucy Smith ‘Daisy is not on the same page as him’: Screen star Michael, 30, teased love triangle for his character Andy’You go in thinking I’m playing a lady’s maid so I don’t get to wear the grand gowns but even the maid’s outfits are beautiful This is a great period because there are no corsets so you’re quite free.’The TV series, which aired on ITV from September 2010 until Christmas Day 2015, followed the lives of the aristocratic Crawley household during the early 20th century The new film will pick up immediately after the final scene from the last episode of the hit ITV show  As they teased the special This Morning episode last week, the dynamic duo found themselves in one of their usual fits of giggles when it was revealed the owner of the property will be giving them a personal tour  Alison Hammond told the pair: ‘We will be joined by Lady Carnarvon, who is going to show us her secret garden!’The pair tittered at this, and continued to as they went on with the segment When they finally calmed down, Phil said: ‘We were going to come [to Highclere] but now the Lady isn’t going to let us in now!”We can’t wait to join Lady Carnarvon and hopefully her garden!’  Downton Abbey hits UK cinema screens on Friday September 13   Hotly-anticipated: The new film will pick up immediately after the final scene from the last episode of the hit ITV show (Michael pictured third from left)

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