Cara Theobald (pictured, left) has been cast as a new kitchen maid named Ivy and Lucille Sharp (right) has been cast as Miss Reid, a lady’s maid to MacLaine’s Martha Levinson, the American mother of Lady Cora. You can see Sharp in recent picture in U.K. newspaper The Sun of MacLaine filming a scene in a car – Sharp is riding in front, as what is fitting a maid.
Sharp was raised in Lexington, KY and went on to study at the Royal Scottish Academy for Music and Drama in Glasgow, Scotland. She graduated last year.
“Downton Abbey” returns to U.S. TV screens in January 2013.