announced that the Duchess of Cambridge will be visiting the set of the PBS drama next week."Downton Abbey" is getting a royal visit. On Thursday, Kensington Palace
The 33-year-old royal will visit London’s Ealing Studios on March 12 where she will meet the cast and crew and get to see where the interiors of the show are shot (exteriors are filmed at Highclere Castle in Berkshire).
Middleton and her husband are avid fans of "Downton Abbey," according to star Allen Leech, who plays Branson on the show. “I was actually at an event last week with Prince William, now the Duke of Cambridge,” he recently said on Watch What Happens Live. “I met him last week, shook his hand. He actually said, ‘I’m a big fan of the show.’”
The Prince’s wife’s affection for the scripted series comes as a bit of a surprise considering she is an established reality series fan. Some of her favourite shows reportedly include “The Apprentice,” “The X Factor,” “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” and “The Voice.”
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