The Sunday Times, 

Nearly two years after Downton Abbey finally heaved itself to a climax, I find Joanne Froggatt sitting in a hotel lobby bar in London ordering a dirty martini with two olives in it and extra brine. It’s 5.20pm, but she’s “had a bit of a week”, so I order one as well and begin sizing up television’s most clandestine superstar. Let’s not forget Downton was a hit in 220 territories worldwide, with episodes regularly pulling in 120m viewers. Froggatt was the only non-Maggie Smith cast member to pick up a Golden Globe, for her extraordinary work in series 4, when her character, Anna Bates, a lady’s maid, was raped by a visiting valet. The storyline so shocked the doilies-and-teapot brigade who made up the show’s…