Covid-19: Downton Abbey’s Hugh Bonneville is vaccine marshal

People today queuing for Covid-19 vaccines bought a surprise when Downton Abbey’s Lord Grantham was there to welcome them.

Actor Hugh Bonneville is a standard volunteer marshal at his community vaccination hub in the South Downs city of Midhurst, in West Sussex.

The Paddington star, who lives in Hampshire, explained he and his fellow marshals are the very first human get hold of some individuals have experienced for months.

Movie journalist: Ben Moore