“What I’m really excited about with Shakespeare Uncovered is we’ll see some of the best British actors playing Shakespeare. What you can do is to open up to this huge American audience… show them that actually television doesn’t end with Downton Abbey. If you think that’s good, then watch the Shakespeare productions. You’ll see what real writing, what real stories, what real characters are about. A Ford Fiesta will get you there and give you a good time. But an Aston Martin…”
– Jeremy Irons, star of erudite fare like Eragon and The Pink Panther II, just totally threw shade on Downton Abbey.