Busy start to 2017 for Fleet’s Down­ton star Raquel Cas­sidy

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Star Courier (Surrey & Hants) - - NEWS - By Stephen Lloyd

JAN­UARY is prov­ing to be quite a month for Down­ton Abbey ac­tress Raquel Cas­sidy, who hails from Fleet.

Hav­ing landed a ma­jor role which will see her on the small screen in The Worst Witch ev­ery week un­til April, the for­mer Farn­bor­ough Hill pupil flies off to Los An­ge­les to­day for an awards cer­e­mony on Sun­day.

Raquel will be ac­com­pa­nied by fel­low Down­ton stars af­ter the pe­riod drama – a world­wide hit – was nom­i­nated for the En­sem­ble Award for the sec­ond year in suc­ces­sion by the Screen Ac­tors Guild ( SAG), an award the show romped away with last year.

Pic­ture: James Stack Fleet’s Down­ton Abbey star Raquel Cas­sidy stars in the BBC’s chil­dren’s TV se­ries The Worst Witch.

Raquel as Bax­ter in Down­ton Abbey with Rob JamesCol­lier ( Thomas Bar­row) and Bren­dan Coyle ( Mr Bates).

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