Huge congratulations Dame Penelope Wilton!
Penelope Wilton was finally made a Dame in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. She was honoured for her services to Drama.
Best known for her roles as Isobel Crawley in Downton Abbey, Ann in
Ever Decreasing Circles and Mum Barbara in the film Shaun of the Dead.
She also plays the Queen in the forthcoming Steven Spielberg adaption of Roald Dahl’s The BFG.
Photo: Penelope Wilton as Isobel Crawley and Douglas Reith as Lord Merton, Downton Abbey.