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Ellen DeGeneres And Minnie Driver Audition For 'Downton Abbey' (VIDEO)

26/02/2014 10:01 GMT | Updated 26/02/2014 10:59 GMT

As The Ellen DeGeneres Show notes on YouTube: "It's surprising Minnie Driver has been overlooked as a cast member for the hit show".

Hopefully this audition sketch will put things right.

Click play to enjoy the delightful Mses Driver and DeGeneres taking tea in bustles and bonnets - and to especially enjoy Driver reading a script she'd never seen before.

(Via Tastefully Offensive)