Watch 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:


second Downton movie has been confirmed and the sequel is expected to arrive in cinemas in 2021 or 2022.

Find out 22 facts you never knew about Downton Abbey here.

Downton Abbey: The Complete Collection DVD box set is available on Amazon.