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George Clooney and Hugh Bonneville in 'Downton Abbey' (Pic: ITV)
George Clooney and Hugh Bonneville in 'Downton Abbey' (Pic: ITV)
George Clooney and Hugh Bonneville in ‘Downton Abbey’ (Pic: Nick Briggs/Carnival Films/ITV)

On Friday December 19, the channel ITV in the U.K. will host their annual telethon Text Santa. It’s the usual sort of a thing, TV presenters doing marathon challenges, pop stars performing and a general urge to get viewers to donate.

As part of this year’s event, there’s a special sketch featuring the stars of Downton Abbey, with a special cameo appearance from George Clooney, and a kiss for the Dowager Countess.

And last night, ITV released first a teaser image:

Then a brief clip of his opening moment:

We’ll have to wait a couple of weeks for the whole thing, but sterling work so far…

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By Fraser McAlpine