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    new interview from Mrs. Hughes where she talks about downton versus zombies!


      Head housekeeper, played by Phyllis Logan Elsie Hughes (b.1862[1]) is the head housekeeper and she is in charge of all the female servants. More or less, she runs the entire servant branch of Downton Abbey. She is very stoic, but she is ethical and never two-sided.

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      Downton Abbey's Mrs Hughes, Phyllis Logan, talks Downton Season 4, winning the Screen Actors Guild Award, her charity work, and tea time on The Alan Titchmarsh Show:

    • Kat Keen

      Mrs Hughes:"In many ways,I wanted to accept.But I'm not that farm girl any more.I was flattered,of course, but,I've changed,Mr Carson."Mr Carson:"Life's altered you,as it's altered me.And what would be the point of living if we didn't let life change us?"—Mrs Hughes and Mr Carson on Mrs Hughes refusing the second proposal of Joe Burns.Elsie Hughes(b.1862)head housekeeper in charge of all the female servants.More or less,she runs the entire servant branch.Very stoic,but ethical,never two-sided.

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      2/21/14 11:15p ''Downton Abbey'' Elsie Hughes Head Housekeeper Series 1 First Names.

    • Mme. Monique

      Downton Abbey🏤 The Housekeeper: Phyllis Logan as Mrs. Hughes is Mr. Carson’s counterpart. Head of the female servants, she consults with her mistress daily about the meals, family plans, and any guests that are expected. Mrs. Hughes (even if they are single, which Mrs. Hughes was, housekeepers were given the distinction of being a Mrs.) was also responsible for the linen and china. A kind and observant woman, Mrs. Hughes nevertheless keeps her female team in line. She begins to wonder if, by devoting her life to this household, she has missed out on managing one of her own.

    • Lisa Stonitsch

      Phyllis Logan, Mrs Hughes, Downton Abbey, Alan Titchmarsh Show

    • Philippe B.

      Phyllis Logan : house keeper Elsie Hughes in 'Downton Abbey'

    • Erin DeBoer

      Downton Abbey - Mrs. Hughes (head housemaid)

    • Sandi Anderson

      Downton Abbey's Mrs Hughes, Phyllis Logan.

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