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Downton Abbey cast covers One Direction’s “What Makes You Beautiful”

How will the cast of Downton Abbey pass the time between Sunday’s series 3 finale and the premiere of series 4 later this year? Besides filming series 4, some of the cast will turn to music. While Michelle Dockery (Mary Crawley) is an accomplished jazz singer who occasionally sings with Sadie and the Hotheads, a band formed by Elizabeth McGovern (Lady Cora), who knew that many in the cast have formed a One Direction cover band to pass the time this summer.

One Direction, comprised of Niall Horan, Zayne Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson, made history when they became the first U.K. group to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in 2011 with ‘Up All Night’. ‘What Makes You Beautiful’ was the lead single from the album. If you’re already going through Downton Abbey withdrawal after Sunday’s season finale, this is the perfect pick-me up. Check out Mr. Carson!
 

 
The video was made for Richard Sandling’s Perfect Movie, a monthly live comedy show at The Leicester Square Theatre, and featured on his website. Great editing and great mash-up.

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