Influential with Katty Kay

First Aired: December 2023

23 min interview for BBC News.

Katty travels to Shakespare’s Globe Theatre in London to meet Hugh Bonneville, the actor who is best known for his iconic roles in Downton Abbey, Notting Hill, and Paddington.

Bonnevile talks about getting his start in Shakespeare, the surprising popularity of Downton Abbey, and what he’s learned from working alongside other great actors.

Watch the full interview above or listen to the podcast here:


Katty Kay


Aiden Johnson

Production Co:

BBC Studios

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