Rob James-Collier on playing Downton Abbey's devious under-butler

Rob James-Collier on dodging stereotypes in his role as Downton Abbey's gay under-butler.
British actor  Rob James-Collier joins guest host Piya Chattopadhyay to discuss his role as the ambitious and manipulative under-butler Thomas Barrow on the Masterpiece TV series  Downton Abbey

  James-Collier reflects on playing a gay character at a time when homosexuality was outlawed and reviled, and how he steers clear of stereotypes to bring complexity to the role.

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