Ten days in the career of Maggie Smith -  aka versatility and transformation be thy name.

As herself, receiving the Order of the Companion of Honour from the Queen (17/10/14). Filming The Lady in the Van, in London (23/10/14). As Mathilde in My Old Lady, screened at the BFI London Film Festival (13/10/14). As Violet Crawley in Downton Abbey (19/10/14)