Amy Nuttall as Ethel Parks

DOWNTON Abbey returns for a second series in the UK next month.

My report and photos from last Friday’s Press Launch at Highclere Castle are here.

Among those I spoke to was new Downton recruit Amy Nuttall.

An early taste of the interview – with mild spoilers – was published in Tuesday’s Manchester Evening News, but has yet to go online.

So let’s put that right below, shall we?