Downton Abbey: Lesley Nicol's Recipe For Portraying Mrs. Patmore

Downton Abbey: Lesley Nicol's Recipe For Portraying Mrs. Patmore

Lesley Nicol dishes with Billy Bush and Kit Hoover on Access Hollywood Live about the upcoming season of “Downton Abbey.” What big changes are in store for the Granthams? And, how do fans react when they see her in public? Plus, what’s her secret for portraying Mrs. Patmore? Season 4 of “Downton Abbey” premieres January 5 on Masterpiece on PBS.

Serve that to kit. Yes before too long her ladiesship could run the kitchen with a woman from the village. With the toaster and mixer and such, we would be out of a job. After a long wait the new season of downton abbey begins on january 5th. We are there. Joining daughter one of the show most beloved chashow most beloved character mrs. Pat moore please welcome lively. I laugh when you say that. It's funny accent. Daisy I love it when you get going. It's irish what are you doing here. This is my daisy mrs. Pat moore I don't want to date him. I don't even love him. Daisy never mind. He lovnever mind. He loves you daisy. But mrs. Pat moore there were so many men. What do most people say when they come up. Do they want you to be mrs. Pat moore. Weirdly like I was on a plane last night coming from boston and I went to the loo and flight attendant and I sad something like can I have another gin and tonic. I was hungry and she said well I -- are you mrs. Pat moore. I went I am. She went oh. And she lost herself it was sweet. Everybody loves you. There was a little possible love connection for mrs. Pat moore. I know. I asked 2 years ago I asked for that from lord julianne fellow the writer and then he. Who is the love interest what's going on. A grocer. Do we see you out of your apron for this. Yes. Yes. I get out of it. She gets all excited and goes into town for the date he turns out to be a bit of a bum. Mrs. Hues helps me in and out assist material way and he's kind of eyeing up the young women and in theen she has to tell her. In case you haven't sint I won't spoil it. I lick your friendship with mrs. Hughes. We haven't seen that side of you. Very helpful to her. Mrs. Hughes runs the house. Carson mr. Carson the butler runs the house. They lick each other. She runs the women of the house. This is how it goes. Give me the rank. Well on the first day of working on the show the advisor literally lined us up in order of importance. Downstairs people. Mr. Carson no.1. Little daisy the one that runs she's right underneath the gutter so-so low. Carson and mrs. Hughes are no.1, no.2. Of the down staivrments but me mrs. P no.1 of the kitchen. Nobody is above her in the kitchen. So that's the weirdness of it. In real life you are a fabulous cook. I hear you can't cook a thing. Not a thing. I can. It's just not grit. Learn the lexicon. Didn't know how to talk bit. Didn't know how to move pot around. I make sure I don't do anything that anybody could catch me out so I season. And I stir a little biti stir a little bit and i shout. That's what is part of it. I love. I love daisy. But mrs. Pat mr. And daisy they love each other. They love each other. They do indeed. You love her so much she is your little -- almost to the point where you smother her and almost too much, right. Yes. I interfere you are right I do I mettle I have seen blossoming into a young woman. Mother daughter think she calls me tell imamy. You have been in cal i. Give me I heard you drive around in a gold jag. Give me -- are you eating sushi. Spray tanning tell me all. I'm is surfing doing the whole thing. No. Listen. Very dear friend lives here and he has 2 cars and he said I loan a car. Okay. Thinking we get a beaten up old wreck. It's a gold fancy so my husband drives that and I have a toyota control a. Great mrs. Pady wagon. Yes. Have you met with any hollywood muscle and juice and power. Listen. What actually happened was. I have been in new york doing a press tour because we do go out on january 5th as you know so we have been doing a week of stuff in new york. I met whoop I goldberg. Oh, how just from acting. We were on the view. Were you on the view. Yes. I saw her in the. You didn't see the view before because you don't get the view. I did see it because I made sure we were going on it I didn't know tonight what are the celeb sandra bullock huge fan of the show. Really? Any other celebrity you met or reach out. A tweet from chelsea clinton they watch it. Imagine the clinton all open a sunday night watching it. Isn't that great. It's wonderful. The gym jam. People might think downton abbey. Master piece theater. The fact of the matter is this is dramatic and juicey and soap opera like no rose place. It's that good. And actually that's the thing that is really blown us away is not just the ages. But it spans the ethnicity. I never say the word. Ethnicity. Thank you. Big in china. It's weird. India. India. The philippines actually. Try to do help with the philippines can I say this. Yes. Cast is go on 0mace.Com. Slash abby.Com and you can pay 10 dollars and if you win you come to lon didn't and have tea with us and I beat you about the head and you know you can serve me tea and that. Do you know who did this was aaron paul. Did that with breaking bad the. You can come to the finale. Pick you up at the airport. In the rv with the hazmat suit. Thinks a great idea. People come. Really get. They really get something special and because the philippines is in such a mess right now to good on the web site and a very a look. The show begins with the bull dog rear end. Every opening shot the bull dog is the shot rate in the butt. Is it just to make eveit just to make everybody laugh. I found something terrible out this week I didn't know. That I think is the original dog called fairly and now a girl called ice and the show may be was on an interview and somebody said how many dogs do you have. Only 2. Why did you get another dog. He said he went to the farm. I didn't know. That what do you mean he went to the farm. What farm. Oh, poor thing. I assume it's old age and not that he was. I didn't I don't know what happened to it. But. Oh, you are adorable. I think we should serve some tea. Get her something cal I girls see you by the pool in your convertible. We should have goten her sushi. Our fight earlier. I said season 5 was beginning. We have already wrapped up 4 no we wrapped up 3 and season 4 is beginning. She would know, right. She would know. I would like to say I'm sorry. I was worried. I didn't know. Will you continue as long as the show goes because I don't like where we are losing people along the way. Yes. Yes. Cut down the death then. Heart and soul of the downstairs. Season 4 of downton abbey premiers january 5th on master piece on pbs. So good. Keep it here.