Hot Clip of the Day: See the Performance That Won Downton Abbey Star Maggie Smith Her Tony Award

January 4th, 2016 by

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Hot Clip of the Day: See the Performance That Won Downton...

Each day, the Bbox team trolls YouTube for the hot clip—sometimes it's a brand-new moment and sometimes it's a throwback to an oldie but goodie. No matter what praise hands are shot up, pearls are clutched and the repeat button is hit.

Lettice and Lovage at the 1990 Tony Awards (Maggie Smith and Margaret Tyzack, both of whom won Tony Awards for their work in this play)


Ultimate 🙌 🙌 moment: The pronunciation and hand movements that accompany the word 'merely' at 1:19 and at 1:53. Then again during the big reveal at the end.

GIF-able moment:

Maggie Smith GIF- Broadway- Sipping Tea GIF- Spilling the T GIF

Just perfect for spilling the tea.