Top 35 Michelle Dockery Quotes

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I can be so blown away by story lines.

I can be so blown away by story lines.
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I do believe in one true love.
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I’m quite into the French way – simple elegance with just a suggestion of sexiness, nothing vulgar.
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At the age of eight, I auditioned for ‘The Sound of Music’ and made it through to the third round, where we all stood in a row like the Von Trapp family and had to sing.
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Silk scarves are my thing. I tie them to my handbag or thread them through belt loops or wear them in my hair. Never round my neck, though.
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In the early ’20s, with the war over, there was a period of celebration, and you can see it in the fashion.
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I just enjoy acting, whatever area – theatre, film, television.
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I really enjoy singing, it’s entirely different to acting because I’m just being myself.
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Cooking can cure almost anything.
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I love cycling, but if I could find a way of building something above the streets for cyclists, that would be amazing. We need even more space.
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I’m not from aristocracy, or anything like that.
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‘Expect nothing and hope for the best’ is my mantra. A drama teacher called Joseph Blatchley told me that, and it’s the best advice I’ve had. If you keep an open mind and don’t expect too much, then you won’t be disappointed.
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Laugh at yourself – a lot. My mum taught me not to take myself too seriously.
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It’s old news, me and my accent, but it always seems to make headlines.
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I come from a very working-class background, so my family would have been downstairs in the past, as opposed to upstairs. People are often quite surprised to hear that, that I’m not actually posh.
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I don’t mind wearing a corset, it informs your posture, changes the way you move, you can’t slouch.
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I had dance training from a very young age, 3 or 4… It taught me how to present myself, about preparation and working in an ensemble, and it’s something that carries with me to this day.
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I want a house with a garden, but slap bang in the centre of London. Next door to a sushi bar.
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I loved the ‘Die Hard’ films growing up and the ‘Taken’ movies. They’re so entertaining, and I enjoy being on the edge of my seat.
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It’s always fun to play dress up.
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I think some period drama can be quite alienating, but ‘Downton’ isn’t. This is going to sound quite, um, pretentious, but someone said that it’s like a soap written by a poet.
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When I was a child, I went to stage school three times a week in the evenings – singing, ballet, tap, modern and acting, and I loved it.
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I love singing live, actually. And I’m dying to sing in a role, whether it’s in a musical or a biographical film about a singer. It’s always been one of my aspirations.
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I’m not accident prone, really, but I was cutting something and sort of lost control, and it went through my big toe. There was a lot of blood and I nearly fainted, but its totally fine now.
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I think my parents knew before I did that I was going to be an actress, because I was doing impressions of Margaret Thatcher at the age of four.
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Shakespeare is renewed each time you see it or read it. I’ve seen ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ so many times, and each time it’s a little different, or a different line leaps out at me. It’s like re-reading a good book over and over, always noticing something you hadn’t seen the time before – and that’s rare.
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I think the success of ‘Downton’ is partly because there are effectively 18 leading characters, all given equal importance, so it’s enormously involving on many levels. But also, it’s a new story. It’s not like Dickens or Austen, where everyone knows the denouement.
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There’s no particular role that comes to mind that I’d like to take on, but for me, it’s about playing interesting characters and not just two-dimensional ones.
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I’m quite surprised at how out of control I can be on stage because, actually, I find I like to be in control in life. It’s quite freeing, really.
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Shakespeare’s work is like a good song: you never really forget the main lines.
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People will consider me a part of their lives for however long ‘Downton Abbey’ lasts. It’s a lovely thing to feel as an actor.
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The way I see it, the third series of 'Downton Abbey' i

The way I see it, the third series of ‘Downton Abbey’ is all about change and how each character adapts to those changes.
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It is impossible to watch a ‘Friends’ episode too many times. Phoebe is my favourite character. I used to play her songs on the guitar when I was a teenager. ‘Smelly Cat’ is very easy. It’s only about three chords.
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I don’t have to walk around in hats or find remote places to go for lunch! I don’t get recognised that often.
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