Joanne Froggatt attends a photo call for Downton Abbey season 5 in LA on July 24, 2014. (x)

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Laura Carmichael is also savouring working with Dame Maggie Smith. “I was recently sent an amusing picture of a cat, as one is these days, and I showed it to her and she fell around laughing,” she says. “And for the rest of the week it started every morning with ‘show me the cat again.’ So it’s now become my thing that I try to find hilarious animals to show round.”

“It’s official: the fifth season of Downton Abbey will have its UK press launch on Thursday, August 14.” —

'Downton Abbey' Season 5: The Countdown Officially Begins

(Article also guesses the premiere date will be September 14th.)