Watch Sir Ian McKellen’s brilliant impression of Maggie Smith

Sir Ian McKellen can do an amazing Dame Maggie Smith impression.

The Lord of the Rings actor recalled an hilarious story on BBC chat show The Graham Norton Show about an encounter with Maggie Smith at the Oscars and treated viewers to a spot-on impersonation of the Downton Abbey star.

Watch the clip:

Downton Abbey: The Complete Collection is available to buy now.

It’s still not been confirmed if Maggie Smith will be reprising her role as the Dowager Countess in the upcoming Downton Abbey movie.